"Hospital beds in the home serve two major purposes:
- They permit body positioning that is not feasible in a regular home bed.
- They permit the attachment of other pieces of equipment that cannot be used on a regular home bed.
Of course, hospital beds may provide several other advantages such as: making it easier and safer for the patient to get in and out of the bed; and to reach a standing position for ambulation with crutches, walker or cane making transfers to and from wheelchairs or bed side commode's easier and safer, and making care giving much easier by placing the bed at a more convenient height for providing assistance with position changes, turning, bathing, eating and performing other bedside care."
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