Bed Safety Accessories

4 Accessories for Increased Safety in Bed

Bed falls and entrapment risks are very prevalent concerns in every care environment. The results from a quick search on Google for the term ‘care home entrapment death’ is a stark reminder of just how horrific a failure to address entrapment can be. At Alpine HC, entrapment is taken very seriously, and it is always in…

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Single Motor v Dual Motor

The Difference Between Single and Dual Motor Riser Recliner Chairs

When browsing online or in retail shops for an electric chair that reclines and rises, you will notice there is an option of single motor or dual motor riser recliner chairs. A frequent question raised by buyers is, ‘what is the difference between single and dual motor riser recliner chairs?’ This guide will highlight the differences between…

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Pressure Relief Mattress

What is a Pressure Mattress?

Pressure ulcers, or bed sores, result from sustained pressure applied to the skin, often occurring when a person spends long periods of time in the same position. For individuals with limited mobility, regular movement is usually impractical with a lot of time is spent in fixed positions. The bed is an area where individuals like…

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Riser Recliner Chair Measurement

Riser Recliner Chair Measurement Guide

The size of a riser recliner chair and how well it fits the user is perhaps the most important consideration when looking to purchase. There are a lot of measurements to consider aside from just the overall and seat dimensions, such as the measurements of the backrest, seat height from floor, and the arm height. Whilst it…

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Opera ProSafe Hospital Profiling Bed Video

Video: Opera® ProSafe Hospital Profiling Bed

This video looks at the ProSafe bed from Alpine HC’s Opera® range of hospital profiling beds. The Opera® ProSafe is used in care homes, disability units and private domestic homes to provide mobility assistance and advanced functionality. The bed is recognised for its elegant design and excellent build quality, and is often specified due to its all-in-one…

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