Bed Access Stairs

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Access Stairs

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted set of stairs to access a bed for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental delay, and vision and hearing impairment. The child required a raised bed with side railings to keep her safe at night, but it had to be easily accessible without caregivers having to bend over when caring for the child. The bed is 880 millimeters above the floor and has fixed railings on three sides; the railing on the fourth side slides up and do

Bed Access Stairs

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide safe access to a custom-built bed for a child with cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, and vision and hearing impairments at a comfortable height for care givers. The Custom-built Child’s Bed (see also separate entry) is a standard-sized twin bed with a high wooden storage base designed to keep the child safe while providing a comfortable height for caregivers. To provide access to the bed for the child, a set of access stairs was built in two parts

Bunk Bed Ladder Modification

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a customized bunk bed ladder for a child with Edwards Syndrome. To protect the child from injury the bottom three rungs of the bunk bed ladder needed to be screened off by putting mesh on the inside. However, this would make the child’s sister unable to use the ladder rungs safely to climb into the top bunk. A new rung unit was created which completely covers the bottom three existing rungs. The new rung unit has mesh fabric on the inside,

Bunk Bed Rails

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create customized bunk bed rails for a child with Edwards Syndrome. A side rail for the bunk was created using a steel tube frame padded with foam and covered in strong white mesh fabric and held in place by canoe clips. The rail is mounted on two brackets which fit over the frame of the bunk base, and can be easily lifted in and out of the bed. This adaptation is strong enough to avoid damage to the frame and safe for the child should she bang ag

Parent Category: Other Bed Aids

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