A hospital bed is specially designed for hospitalised patients or others in need
of some form of health care. These beds have special features both for the comfort
and well-being of the patient and for the convenience of health care workers. Common
features include adjustable height for the entire bed, the head, and the feet, adjustable
side rails, and electronic buttons to operate both the bed and other nearby electronic
We can service all parts of these beds to ensure they are in the highest working
order to provide the maximum standard of care, and can also repair any faults you
may be experiencing.
► Air Pressure Mattresses
Air pressure mattresses are designed for the prevention and treatment of pressure
ulcers in medium to very high risk patients. With a constant air flow, the air pressure
mattress is designed to enhance the relief of pressure ulcers while allowing users
to relax in comfort.
As a key part of comfort and to prevent injury air pressure mattresses must be kept
to a high standard to ensure its full working order. Without maintenance it could
lead to injury or pain. We can service your air pressure mattress to ensure its high
standard of care or repair any issues you have.
► Hoists & Slings
A hoist is a mechanical lifting device that can lift someone from a seated position
and transfer them to another location such as a bed, seat or bathtub. Some hoists
can move horizontally between areas within a room or between rooms.
A wheeled hoist is free-standing equipment that supports the person being moved in
a sling or harness that is suspended from a cantilevered arm. The sling is placed
around the person while he or she is seated or lying down. The person is then hoisted
up, the hoist is wheeled to the new location and the person is lowered.
Ceiling lifts work by using tracks which are installed in the users household and
are usually electrically powered. The advice of a structural engineer is required
if you wish to have a ceiling lift installed. You must provide a clear path of travel
along the route of the track, particularly at door frames for systems that connect
two or more rooms.
As a key part of care and mobility it is important to keep this in full working order,
we can repair any issues you are having or perform a full service to keep it in the
A wheelchair is designed to be a replacement for walking. The device comes in variations
where it is propelled by motors or by the seated occupant turning the rear wheels
by hand. Often there are handles behind the seat for someone else to do the pushing.
Wheelchairs are used by people for whom walking is difficult or impossible due to
illness (physiological or physical), injury, or disability.
It is important for people with low mobility that their wheelchair is in full working
order. Any issues that you may have can affect someone in a bigger way than you think.
We can look after all types of wheelchair to give you peace of mind and easy mobility.
Did You Know?
Wheelchairs were first discovered on an inscription found in stone slate in China,
dated back to the 6th Century!
► Scooters & Electric Wheelchairs
A mobility scooter has a seat over three, four or now five wheels, a flat area or
foot plates for the feet, and handlebars in front to turn one, two or three steerable
wheels. The seat may swivel to allow access when the front is blocked by the handlebars.
Mobility scooters are usually battery powered. A battery or two is stored on board
the scooter and is charged via an on board or separate battery charger unit from
standard electric power.
Being similar to an electric wheelchair we are also able to provide the same service
and repairs that we offer to both vehicles. Ensuring that they are in full working
order and ready to use when you need them.
► Recliner Chairs
A recliner is an armchair that reclines when the occupant lowers the chair's back
and raises its front. It has a backrest that can be tilted back, and often a footrest
that may be extended by means of a lever on the side of the chair, or may extend
automatically when the back is reclined.
Recliner chairs can be elevated and the backrest can be reclined independently providing
an excellent sleep position. They can rise and tilt helping you onto your feet. Many
recliner chairs come equipped with a hand held electronic controller for ease of
A key part of comfort for those with or without physical issues. The tilting of the
chair is the main feature of the chair and without this may cause discomfort and
other issues. We can ensure all mechanical parts of your recliner are in full working
order and repair them when you experience any issues.
► Bath Lifts
Bath lifts are chairs that feature a powered lifting mechanism that pushes the entire
chair up from its base, and so assists the user to move more easily to a standing
position. Lift chairs can be useful to the elderly, infirm, or disabled. They can
aid comfort and mobility and also promote independence.
These are suitable for all types of disabilities and allow independence for people
in their own home. If a bath lift is at fault this can prevent a user from washing
and may lead to further issues. We can maintain, install and repair any issues you
have with your lift ensuring a full working order.
► PAT & LOLER Testing
Portable appliance testing ("PAT Testing") is a process in the United Kingdom, by
which electrical appliances are routinely checked for safety. The correct term for
the whole process is "in-service inspection & testing of electrical equipment".
Weight testing and LOLER inspections are mandatory by law. We offer a simple and
easy way for all your LOLER test and inspection requirements. Our fully trained technicians
together with our comprehensive service procedures are designed to keep your equipment
in good operating condition and to the highest safety standard.
PUWER (The Provision of Work Equipment Regulations), require that any equipment which
is provided for work use is suitable for the purpose and condition in which it is
used, maintained in a safe condition and inspected to ensure that it is safe for
We can fully test and certify all of your electrical appliances and guarantee their
expected high level of quality and that they are working as intended. This is important
to guarantee the safety of all users in and around the equipment and can minimize
the chance of injury or harm.
► Other Services
If you have any other mobility or disabled equipment that you think we can help with,
then give Creedon HealthCare a call today.