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Pressalit launch new nursing bench

Flexible bathroom products manufacturer Pressalit Care has added the Nursing Bench 150 to its range of height adjustable nursing benches.

Pressalit launch new nursing bench

Designed for installations such as Changing Places facilities, school hygiene rooms and home adaptations, it meets the recommendations of BS8300:2009, for use in situations where a person needs to be changed or showered while lying down.

Nursing Bench 150 comprises a comfortable PVC-coated canvas stretcher which is easily height adjusted with the hand-held remote control.

Providing a weight limit of up to 150kg, the Nursing Bench 150 comes in 1.4m and 1.8m lengths and can be height adjusted from 500mm to 900mm by means of its wall-mounted lifting unit. This allows it to be lowered to a suitable height for side transfer from a wheelchair, and then raised to a comfortable and safe working height for the carer. The Nursing Bench 150 can be supplemented with a Pressalit Care safety rail and splash curtain.

The Pressalit Care range includes the Nursing Bench 200, which features an adjustable head support, and integral water collection tray, and has a maximum weight limit of 200kg. In addition, for use in kindergartens and nurseries, the Pressalit Care Nursing Table is designed for a maximum weight of 75kg and has the option of integral sink, tap, and wire storage baskets.

About Fiona Russell-Horne

Fiona Russell-Horne
Group Managing Editor across the BMJ portfolio.

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