Buying Guides & Advice

Considering an Opera Bed or Mattress? Check out our handy Buying Guides and Product Advice blogs to help you make an informed decision. Better yet, speak to our dedicated team who will be happy to help you with any questions you may have.

How does a pressure care mattress work?

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#Quick Q&A
Pressure care mattresses work to reduce the pressure between the user’s skin and the mattress surface whilst laying or sitting up in bed. Their purpose is to prevent and even heal the occurrence of pressure ulcers, a highly painful injury caused by spending extended periods in bed.

Buying Guide: Opera® Pressure Care Mattresses

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In this pressure mattress guide we'll introduce you to the different grades of pressure ulcers and learn about the different types of pressure care mattress and how they apply to different patient needs and risk levels

What size are hospital beds?

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Hospital beds come in a variety of lengths and widths but generally the bed will be 3 ft wide and 6 ft 6 long. Read this short article to learn how to size up your room for a hospital bed.

Do You Need Help Getting Out of Bed?

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#Tips for Independence at Home

As we get older, we start to face more and more challenges throughout our daily lives. Once simple tasks such as getting ourselves out of bed in the morning can be a cause of struggle and frustration. But there are some solutions that could help improve your independence and quality of life.

I'm coming out of hospital. How do I get a bed for home?

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#Quick Q&A

Are you or a loved one due to come out of hospital soon? You’ve probably been given a list of assistive equipment by your care team, including a hospital bed or electric bed, which needs to be installed in your home before they’re able to discharge you. 

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