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The Importance of Future-Proofing a Hospital Be...

Hospital Beds Explained Hospital beds, often referred to as profiling care beds or nursing beds, are designed to facilitate care, improve comfort and make life easier. If you or a...

16 Feb, 24 7 minute read

The Importance of Future-Proofing a Hospital Bed for Home

Hospital Beds Explained Hospital beds, often referred to as profiling care beds or nursing beds, are designed to facilitate care, improve comfort and make life easier. If you or a...

A young woman with brown hair laying in the zero-gravity position in an Opera adjustable bed with her wheelchair next to the bed

Adjustable beds vs. Traditional beds: What's th...

The difference between adjustable beds and regular beds is significant: one is a motorised bedframe which can offer enhanced comfort and alleviate symptoms for people with certain health conditions. The...

12 Dec, 23 5 minute read

Adjustable beds vs. Traditional beds: What's the Difference and Which One is Right for You?

The difference between adjustable beds and regular beds is significant: one is a motorised bedframe which can offer enhanced comfort and alleviate symptoms for people with certain health conditions. The...

Understanding Profiling Bed Mattresses: Types, Materials, and Maintenance

Understanding Profiling Bed Mattresses: Types, ...

When choosing a profiling bed mattress, you need to ensure it is flexible enough to move with the bed. Not all mattresses are suitable to use with a profiling bed,...

19 Oct, 23 6 minute read

Understanding Profiling Bed Mattresses: Types, Materials, and Maintenance

When choosing a profiling bed mattress, you need to ensure it is flexible enough to move with the bed. Not all mattresses are suitable to use with a profiling bed,...

How to Choose the Best Hospital Bed for Your Loved One's Recovery

How to Choose the Best Hospital Bed for Your Lo...

Having the best hospital bed for you or your loved one is key when it comes to recovery. However, with so many options available, it can be difficult knowing which...

29 Sep, 23 6 minute read

How to Choose the Best Hospital Bed for Your Loved One's Recovery

Having the best hospital bed for you or your loved one is key when it comes to recovery. However, with so many options available, it can be difficult knowing which...

The Top Features to Look for in an Adjustable Bed

The Top Features to Look for in an Adjustable Bed

When it comes to finding a better sleep solution, adjustable bed features can significantly improve your comfort and quality of life. Unlike a regular flat bed, adjustable beds offer a...

21 Sep, 23 7 minute read

The Top Features to Look for in an Adjustable Bed

When it comes to finding a better sleep solution, adjustable bed features can significantly improve your comfort and quality of life. Unlike a regular flat bed, adjustable beds offer a...

The Top Reasons Why Hospital Beds are Necessary for Patient Recovery

The Top Reasons Why Hospital Beds are Necessary...

Every detail matters when ensuring a smooth recovery process, and one of the main elements is the hospital bed. In this article we uncover how hospital beds help with recovery and...

24 Aug, 23 8 minute read

The Top Reasons Why Hospital Beds are Necessary for Patient Recovery

Every detail matters when ensuring a smooth recovery process, and one of the main elements is the hospital bed. In this article we uncover how hospital beds help with recovery and...

Top 5 Benefits of Sleeping on an Adjustable Bed

Top 5 Benefits of Sleeping on an Adjustable Bed

Sleeping in a regular bed can lead to insufficient support, discomfort, and pain in some circumstances. Traditional flat beds are becoming less favourable in comparison to adjustable beds – this is...

17 Aug, 23 8 minute read

Top 5 Benefits of Sleeping on an Adjustable Bed

Sleeping in a regular bed can lead to insufficient support, discomfort, and pain in some circumstances. Traditional flat beds are becoming less favourable in comparison to adjustable beds – this is...

Sleep Better, Live Better: How Adjustable Beds Can Transform Your Bedroom

Sleep Better, Live Better: How Adjustable Beds ...

Sleep, something we all need. But did you know majority of people are not getting enough of it? A third of the UK population aged over 55 say they struggle...

02 Aug, 23 4 minute read

Sleep Better, Live Better: How Adjustable Beds Can Transform Your Bedroom

Sleep, something we all need. But did you know majority of people are not getting enough of it? A third of the UK population aged over 55 say they struggle...

10 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleeping in an Electric Bed

10 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleeping in an...

The right bed is crucial for getting a good night’s sleep and even has benefits associated with your health. Good sleep helps to improve brain performance, mood and overall well-being....

13 Jul, 23 5 minute read

10 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleeping in an Electric Bed

The right bed is crucial for getting a good night’s sleep and even has benefits associated with your health. Good sleep helps to improve brain performance, mood and overall well-being....

Electric Beds vs. Traditional Beds: What's the Difference?

Electric Beds vs. Traditional Beds: What's the ...

In recent years, electric beds are becoming increasingly popular due to their wealth of benefits and capabilities. The increase in demand for adjustable beds over traditional beds can be attributed...

07 Jul, 23 6 minute read

Electric Beds vs. Traditional Beds: What's the Difference?

In recent years, electric beds are becoming increasingly popular due to their wealth of benefits and capabilities. The increase in demand for adjustable beds over traditional beds can be attributed...

Adjustable Beds: A Sound Investment in a Good Night's Sleep?

Adjustable Beds: A Sound Investment in a Good N...

Unsure if an adjustable bed is worth it? For many people you cannot put a price on comfort. We all know how important it is to get a good night’s sleep...

23 Jun, 23 8 minute read

Adjustable Beds: A Sound Investment in a Good Night's Sleep?

Unsure if an adjustable bed is worth it? For many people you cannot put a price on comfort. We all know how important it is to get a good night’s sleep...

Adjustable Beds 101: Everything You Need to Know About This Sleep Solution

Adjustable Beds 101: Everything You Need to Kno...

 Are you new to the world of adjustable beds? You’re in the right place. You may have heard the term adjustable beds but are you aware of their benefits and...

07 Jun, 23 6 minute read

Adjustable Beds 101: Everything You Need to Know About This Sleep Solution

 Are you new to the world of adjustable beds? You’re in the right place. You may have heard the term adjustable beds but are you aware of their benefits and...

The Pros and Cons of Investing in an Electric Bed for Your Home

The Pros and Cons of Investing in an Electric B...

An electric bed is a type of bed that is designed to be adjustable using a motorized mechanism. Standard beds do not offer the same support and comfort as an...

27 Apr, 23 5 minute read

The Pros and Cons of Investing in an Electric Bed for Your Home

An electric bed is a type of bed that is designed to be adjustable using a motorized mechanism. Standard beds do not offer the same support and comfort as an...

Beds for Overweight People – Complete Guide

Beds for Overweight People – Complete Guide

Choosing a bariatric bed for a larger person requires careful consideration of factors such as weight capacity, support and comfort. It’s important that a bed for someone who is overweight...

16 Feb, 23 9 minute read

Beds for Overweight People – Complete Guide

Choosing a bariatric bed for a larger person requires careful consideration of factors such as weight capacity, support and comfort. It’s important that a bed for someone who is overweight...

Beds for the Disabled – Complete Guide

Beds for the Disabled – Complete Guide

When finding a bed for someone with a disability it’s important it meets the specific needs of the individual. Electric beds can greatly improve the quality of life for disabled...

10 Feb, 23 7 minute read

Beds for the Disabled – Complete Guide

When finding a bed for someone with a disability it’s important it meets the specific needs of the individual. Electric beds can greatly improve the quality of life for disabled...

Beds for the Elderly - Complete Guide

Beds for the Elderly - Complete Guide

Getting quality sleep is important at any age but even more so when you get older. Your sleep pattern can change and so can your health and mobility over the...

27 Jan, 23 6 minute read

Beds for the Elderly - Complete Guide

Getting quality sleep is important at any age but even more so when you get older. Your sleep pattern can change and so can your health and mobility over the...

The Differences Between Luxury and Standard

The Differences Between Luxury and Standard

Adjustable beds themselves are worth the investment, and this is down to the wealth of benefits they have. Sleeping on an adjustable bed helps get a better quality of sleep...

27 Jul, 22 2 minute read

The Differences Between Luxury and Standard

Adjustable beds themselves are worth the investment, and this is down to the wealth of benefits they have. Sleeping on an adjustable bed helps get a better quality of sleep...

Split Adjustable Beds and Their Benefits

Split Adjustable Beds and Their Benefits

Split adjustable beds (also known as dual or twin adjustable beds) are designed for two people and have two adjustable bases/actions and mattresses making up the one bed. This means that each...

17 May, 22 3 minute read

Split Adjustable Beds and Their Benefits

Split adjustable beds (also known as dual or twin adjustable beds) are designed for two people and have two adjustable bases/actions and mattresses making up the one bed. This means that each...

How Much Does a Hospital Bed Cost?

How Much Does a Hospital Bed Cost?

Hospital-type beds are used in a variety of applications from hospitals themselves to community care homes and private use at home. They can cost anything from £800 right up to...

17 May, 22 4 minute read

How Much Does a Hospital Bed Cost?

Hospital-type beds are used in a variety of applications from hospitals themselves to community care homes and private use at home. They can cost anything from £800 right up to...

The Opera Range: A Guide to Our Beds

The Opera Range: A Guide to Our Beds

Here at Opera we offer a range of beds and accessories to suit different care and lifestyle needs. So how are the beds different? Or do our electric beds all...

08 Mar, 22 3 minute read

The Opera Range: A Guide to Our Beds

Here at Opera we offer a range of beds and accessories to suit different care and lifestyle needs. So how are the beds different? Or do our electric beds all...

Can I Use My Own Mattress on an Opera Adjustable Bed?

Can I Use My Own Mattress on an Opera Adjustabl...

If you already have an adjustable mattress, it may be suitable for an Opera adjustable bed. It’s always worth checking with the supplier just in case. However, if your current...

22 Feb, 22 2 minute read

Can I Use My Own Mattress on an Opera Adjustable Bed?

If you already have an adjustable mattress, it may be suitable for an Opera adjustable bed. It’s always worth checking with the supplier just in case. However, if your current...

How to Care for Your New Mattress in 2024

How to Care for Your New Mattress in 2024

The care routine for your adjustable mattress will be similar to that of a regular mattress, but with some extra considerations. Your routine will also depend on whether you have...

17 Feb, 22 4 minute read

How to Care for Your New Mattress in 2024

The care routine for your adjustable mattress will be similar to that of a regular mattress, but with some extra considerations. Your routine will also depend on whether you have...

Staying Together: Choosing a Bed When Your Partner Needs Care

Staying Together: Choosing a Bed When Your Part...

Should you or your spouse/partner require a care bed, it can be an upheaval after years of sleeping together in a regular double bed. Here are some options you should...

19 Jan, 22 5 minute read

Staying Together: Choosing a Bed When Your Partner Needs Care

Should you or your spouse/partner require a care bed, it can be an upheaval after years of sleeping together in a regular double bed. Here are some options you should...

Side Rails for Beds: Do I Need Them?

Side Rails for Beds: Do I Need Them?

Side rails play an essential role in keeping vulnerable people safe when in bed. Bed safety rails can prevent a person with dementia or cognitive dysfunction from attempting to get out of...

17 Nov, 21 2 minute read

Side Rails for Beds: Do I Need Them?

Side rails play an essential role in keeping vulnerable people safe when in bed. Bed safety rails can prevent a person with dementia or cognitive dysfunction from attempting to get out of...

Can My Bed Cause Lower Back Pain?

Can My Bed Cause Lower Back Pain?

Yes, a bed can cause a sore back. On average we spend 8 hours a day in our beds. That’s 56 hours a week. A third of our lives. If...

17 Jun, 21 4 minute read

Can My Bed Cause Lower Back Pain?

Yes, a bed can cause a sore back. On average we spend 8 hours a day in our beds. That’s 56 hours a week. A third of our lives. If...

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How Do Adjustable Beds Work? A Quick Guide

Electric adjustable beds provide you with a lot more flexibility than a traditional bed, allowing you to easily raise or lower the back and leg sections to achieve your perfect...

30 Apr, 21 2 minute read

How Do Adjustable Beds Work? A Quick Guide

Electric adjustable beds provide you with a lot more flexibility than a traditional bed, allowing you to easily raise or lower the back and leg sections to achieve your perfect...

Funding and Financing Your New Adjustable Bed

Funding and Financing Your New Adjustable Bed

Did you know that there are alternative payment options for when you’re buying an adjustable bed with Opera? These options can offer you flexible payments, which allow you to spread...

29 Apr, 21 2 minute read

Funding and Financing Your New Adjustable Bed

Did you know that there are alternative payment options for when you’re buying an adjustable bed with Opera? These options can offer you flexible payments, which allow you to spread...

Finding the Right Adjustable Bed: Tips for Choosing the Best One for You

Finding the Right Adjustable Bed: Tips for Choo...

Finding the right adjustable bed can be overwhelming. This article breaks down the key factors to consider so you can make an informed decision.

27 Apr, 21 8 minute read

Finding the Right Adjustable Bed: Tips for Choosing the Best One for You

Finding the right adjustable bed can be overwhelming. This article breaks down the key factors to consider so you can make an informed decision.

How big are bariatric beds?

What Is a Bariatric Care Bed?

Bariatric beds are designed for larger, heavier users, so are generally bigger than a typical bed. A typical single bed is usually 3ft/90cm wide whereas a bariatric bed is usually...

13 Apr, 20 2 minute read

What Is a Bariatric Care Bed?

Bariatric beds are designed for larger, heavier users, so are generally bigger than a typical bed. A typical single bed is usually 3ft/90cm wide whereas a bariatric bed is usually...

What Size are Hospital Beds?

What Size are Hospital Beds?

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...

13 Apr, 20 2 minute read

What Size are Hospital Beds?

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...

Signature Comfort: The Profiling Bed with Style

Signature Comfort: The Profiling Bed with Style

We're excited to announce the launch of our Signature Comfort Profiling Bed, a stylish new bed that seamlessly combines the functionality of a care bed with modern, homely design.

13 Apr, 20 1 minute read

Signature Comfort: The Profiling Bed with Style

We're excited to announce the launch of our Signature Comfort Profiling Bed, a stylish new bed that seamlessly combines the functionality of a care bed with modern, homely design.

Video: Opera® Profiling Bed Transportation System

Video: Opera® Profiling Bed Transportation System

This video shows one our engineers using the bed transportation system to move an assembled profiling bed with ease whilst using a very safe procedure.

13 Apr, 20 1 minute read

Video: Opera® Profiling Bed Transportation System

This video shows one our engineers using the bed transportation system to move an assembled profiling bed with ease whilst using a very safe procedure.

Electric Blankets and Adjustable Beds

Electric Blankets and Adjustable Beds

Yes, the use of an electric blanket is totally acceptable with our adjustable beds...

13 Apr, 20 2 minute read

Electric Blankets and Adjustable Beds

Yes, the use of an electric blanket is totally acceptable with our adjustable beds...

The orthopaedic benefits of an electric bed

The orthopaedic benefits of an electric bed

Electric beds provide you with several orthopaedic benefits thanks to their adjustable lying surface. The electric backrest and legrest allow you to properly position your neck, back...

13 Apr, 20 1 minute read

The orthopaedic benefits of an electric bed

Electric beds provide you with several orthopaedic benefits thanks to their adjustable lying surface. The electric backrest and legrest allow you to properly position your neck, back...

Hospital bed for home

Coming Out of Hospital? How to Get a Bed for Home

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...

13 Apr, 20 7 minute read

Coming Out of Hospital? How to Get a Bed for Home

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...

Adjustable Bed Buying Guide

Buying Guide: Opera® Adjustable Beds

In this guide, we look at the Opera range of electric adjustable beds and make you aware of the key considerations to bear in mind when choosing and purchasing a...

13 Apr, 20 9 minute read

Buying Guide: Opera® Adjustable Beds

In this guide, we look at the Opera range of electric adjustable beds and make you aware of the key considerations to bear in mind when choosing and purchasing a...

Installation Guide: Opera® Profiling Beds

Installation Guide: Opera® Profiling Beds

Opera® profiling beds have been designed to ensure installation in care homes and private homes is as simple as possible. Check out this Installation Guide for a simple, step by...

13 Apr, 20 2 minute read

Installation Guide: Opera® Profiling Beds

Opera® profiling beds have been designed to ensure installation in care homes and private homes is as simple as possible. Check out this Installation Guide for a simple, step by...

Care Mattresses – Complete Guide

Care Mattresses – Complete Guide

Pressure care mattresses can be useful for people with additional health needs, particularly if they're at risk of getting pressure sores. Pressure sores (commonly referred to as bed sores) usually...

13 Apr, 20 14 minutes read

Care Mattresses – Complete Guide

Pressure care mattresses can be useful for people with additional health needs, particularly if they're at risk of getting pressure sores. Pressure sores (commonly referred to as bed sores) usually...

Where to Hire a Hospital Bed for Short-Term Care

Where to Hire a Hospital Bed for Short-Term Care

Whether its coming home from hospital to recover from surgery or a trip away that is only possible with assistive equipment, there are many reasons why a hospital bed may only be...

13 Apr, 20 4 minute read

Where to Hire a Hospital Bed for Short-Term Care

Whether its coming home from hospital to recover from surgery or a trip away that is only possible with assistive equipment, there are many reasons why a hospital bed may only be...

Buying Guide: Opera® Profiling Beds

Buying Guide: Opera® Profiling Beds

In this buying guide, we explore the different types of profiling beds in the Opera® range and highlight all of the key considerations when buying a bed for use in a care...

13 Apr, 20 8 minute read

Buying Guide: Opera® Profiling Beds

In this buying guide, we explore the different types of profiling beds in the Opera® range and highlight all of the key considerations when buying a bed for use in a care...

Trendelenburg and Anti-Trendelenburg Explained

Trendelenburg and Anti-Trendelenburg Explained

The Trendelenburg position is a feature integrated into most profiling and adjustable beds. The position places the person’s head down and elevates the feet, so their whole body is sloping down...

13 Apr, 20 2 minute read

Trendelenburg and Anti-Trendelenburg Explained

The Trendelenburg position is a feature integrated into most profiling and adjustable beds. The position places the person’s head down and elevates the feet, so their whole body is sloping down...

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