The Invacare Bariatric Hospital Bed incorporates a heavy-duty frame with a full-electric system designed especially for bariatric patients. The BAR600IVC can safely hold patients that weight up to 600 lbs. With an emphasis on support, the bed frame also extends to the edge of the bed deck, unlike other split-spring bariatric beds. The versatile hand pendant allows the patient and the caregiver to adjust the head or foot section of the bed with ease – as well as the bed height. Caregivers don’t need to worry as the massive bed can be put together with ease, and without any special tools.
Invacare Bariatric Hospital Bed Features:
- The heavy-duty frame is strengthened to support patients that are of a higher weight class. With a wide bed sleep surface space, patients have a 17% larger sleeping area, providing comfort and support
- Split-springs with universal bed ends allow for an easy setup process. Without the need for special tools, users won’t have to struggle with a complicated assembly. Motor can be easily removed through the use of a simplified motor mount removal system
- Steel frame ensures that the bed frame remains sturdy and strong
- Hand pendant provides the patient with a unique positioning system that is both quit and smooth
- Manual hand crank can be used in emergency systems for peace of mind
Invacare Bariatric Hospital Bed Specifications
|Dimensions:||88″ (L) x 14″-22″ (H) x 42″ (W)|
|Sleep Surface:||80″ (L) x 42″ (W)|
|Product Weight Capacity:||700 lb.
Patient Weight Capacity: 600 lb.
|Code Approval:||Regulatory Standard: UL962, CSA Certified|
|Warranty:||5 Years Welds/Frame/Structure
1 Year Mechanical/Electrical
How to Properly Care for a Bariatric Patient in a Homecare Setting
Obesity has become a common condition in the United States and keeps on rising every year.
The reason for obesity is perplexing and is a factor of conduct, environment, hereditary variables, financial circumstance, and way of life either by either decision or lack of control.
Treatment choices incorporate practice programs, therapeutically administered health improvement plans, and surgery. As a caregiver, watching over a bariatric patient might be challenging. Bariatric patients might be difficult to care for because of their size, and also detrimental conditions connected with obesity, including hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, sleep apnea, anxiety, depression, joint pain, and restricted movement—all of which play a role in exacerbating their condition, leading to an extended stay in either a hospital or care facility.
Quality medical equipment is crucial when looking after obese patients.
The gear must be fitting in size, as well as fit the patient’s weight. Medicinal services suppliers must know the weight limit of all gear, including bariatric bed – such as the Invacare bariatric hospital bed, bedside seats, wheelchairs, toilets, bedside chests, or tables, and radiology hardware.
Other things to consider include: entryways, lift openings, blood pressure sleeves, nonslip socks, loose clothing articles, bedpans, consecutive pressure gadget sleeves, and medication – a drug specialist should be consulted for precise medication dosing.
The most basic bariatric surgeries incorporate RNYGB, or Roux-en-Y gastric sidestep, customizable gastric banding, and sleeve gastrectomy. The RNYGB methodology decreases the stomach to the extent of a tennis ball by slicing and stapling to essentially create a pocket. The skin is balanced by associating an appendage of the digestive system to the pocket, in order to sidestep the rest of the stomach and first section of the small digestive system.
The gastric band is a customizable gadget set around the top segment of the stomach to create a little pocket. Sleeve gastrectomy is a technique that evacuates over 50% of the stomach, leaving the rest of the bit of the stomach long and thin – think garden hose. The prompt post-operation care for patients experiencing these surgeries is comparable in the way that they all must balance nourishment partitions. This coincides with the environment that they are in as well. A hospital bed, such as the Invacare Bariatric Bed, provides the patient with a safe setting that not only protects them, but ensures that they are positioned correctly at all times.
Some of the complications that you’ll deal with include: holes, obstacles, and a slipped band. As you’re tending to the post-operation bariatric surgery patient, you should inform the specialist of persevering tachycardia, sudden onset of left shoulder agony, fever, and diminished pee in light of the fact that these are side effects of a break. Extreme stomach agony and queasiness with emesis of bile could be manifestations of an entrail check. Similarly as with any surgical patient, always give careful consideration to clinical changes that go astray from the their road to recovery.
The Bottom Line
Obesity is a condition that isn’t leaving and it influences every single patient populace, including therapeutic, surgical, cardiovascular, and geriatric territories. You need to know about particular medical equipment needs and how to perform tireless checking and appraisal, guaranteeing not to prohibit skin respectability and the patient’s psychosocial needs. What’s more, if your doctor’s facility offers bariatric preparation, consider exploiting it; it can be a positive ordeal. Also, as a caregiver, it’s important to provide an environment that your patient can remain safe in. The Invacare BAR600IVC Bariatric Bed is built especially for bariatric patients that require more support, comfort, and space.
Invacare Bariatric Foam Mattress
Designed for bariatric patients, Invacare’s bariatric mattresses measure 80″ length and 42″ width. Constructed using latex-free, high quality, high resilience foam, this mattress is designed for extended life while providing the comfort and support needed for your bariatric patients.
- Constructed of latex-free materials
- Durable 11-ounce vinyl cover
- Solid inner core mattress is reversible and flippable
- Constructed of high resilience, easy-to-clean foam for extended life and service
Invacare Solace Prevention Bariatric Mattress
The Invacare Solace Prevention Bariatric Mattress features soft head and heel sections for comfort and protection and fortress cut convoluted foam for extra support. The tri-laminate, vinyl bottom helps prevent slippage and the nylon top cover can be easily wiped clean.
- Softer head and heel sections for user comfort
- Nylon top cover is fluid resistant
- Firm, high density bottom layer for durability
- Convoluted top layer for additional support
- Built-in side supports
Invacare MA65 microAIR Alternating Pressure Mattress s
The Invacare MA65 microAIR Mattress from Invacare is designed to offer maximum user flexibility. With 5, 10, 15, or 20 minute alternating cycles, patients can obtain the necessary therapeutic levels required. Air pressure is continuously monitored to ensure that proper pressure distribution is maintained at all times, based on the user weight.
- Audio and visual alarms notify staff of low pressure or power outage
- When connected to the blower, mattress will remain inflated even if a power outage occurs
- Can be rolled up and stored conveniently with carrying strap
- 10 nylon, buckled straps ensure that the mattress remains secure to the bed
- Wireless auto-fowler prevents the patient from bottoming out when the bed height is adjusted