No one likes them.
Some have cranks and levers, wobbly wheels, and are cumbersome to move or adjust.
Newer ones are more complex, have silent electric motors, links for computer cables, and (though pricey) lightweight metal alloy frames.
But who wants to lie in a hospital bed of any kind? Not for overnight, and certainly not for the rest of your life.
I view the hospital bed as one of the intimidating symbols of hospice care. Of course, it’s more than a symbol once it arrives at your home.
Whenever the hospice clinical staff discusses current patients, it’s nearly inevitable that at least one patient has balked at shifting to a hospital bed.
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