Why would you use bed rails?

Why would you use bed rails?

The intended use of a bed rail is to prevent patients accidentally falling, slipping, sliding or rolling out of bed. Hospitalised patients may be at risk of falling from bed for several reasons e.g. poor mobility, dementia, visual impairment, or even the effects of medication or treatment.

How do adults not fall off the bed?

REM stands for rapid eye movement. That’s when our eyes are moving around to try to see everything that is happening while we are dreaming. During this stage, our brain sends a message to our body to stop moving to make it less likely we will get up or fall out of bed.

What is the best bed guard rail for your bed?

This solid and stylish wooden bed guard rail from BabyDan comes in a few neutral tones, including white and natural. It’s made from furniture grade wood, so has a nice quality to it, compared to more flimsy options out there. But most importantly, it attaches and detaches easily, with no tools required.

What are the different types of child bed guards?

There are various styles of child bed guards. Some are more rigid and solid, for example those made of wood that provide a straight-forward barrier, similar to a bunk bed rail, to stop children from falling over the side.

Which IKEA bed guards are the best?

Trust Ikea to come up with one of the most simple, stylish and affordable bed guards out there. The Vikare is easy to fit, and can be attached with screws to cot beds and normal beds. It doesn’t have arms that reach under the bed, making it slightly less sturdy than those that do.

Do I need a bed guard for my toddler?

Whether you use bed rail or a bumper – portable or semi-permanent – these products can help your toddlers (and you) stay comfortably put, giving you peace of mind and ultimately a better night’s rest. Below, we answer some of the key questions you may have about bed guards and share a round up of some of the best bed guards available right now.