Overbed Tables FAQs
What is an overbed table?
Overbed tables are designed to allow users to conveniently and comfortably enjoy daily activities when long periods of sitting or lying in bed are required. This could be due to illness, injury or mobility issues. These bed tables feature a rectangular table top, depending on the model it may include a tiltable table top as well as adjustable height, split legs or wheels.
Primarily, overbed tables are used in hospitals, care homes, patient rooms and by healthcare workers for various activities. The range of homely designs means these mobility tables are suitable for any setting. Height adjustable tables can be used with chairs, wheelchairs and beds, including divan beds and hospital profiling beds.
What can an overbed table be used for?
Overbed tables have many uses and provide a versatile and durable piece of healthcare equipment. Adjustable overbed tables offer a variety of functionalities and make life easier for those who spend extended periods in bed or chairs. Perfect for enjoying meals, reading books, or using electronic devices. For those who work or study from home, this table also offers a functional overbed desk, accommodating laptops and other essential materials. Chair tables allow individuals to continue enjoying hobbies when mobility is limited.
What are the benefits of using a bed table?
Overbed tables can greatly enhance comfort and convienecie can greatly for individuals who spend a significant amount of time in bed or sitting. The table top service allows individuals to enjoy meals and hobbies. The lip design prevents items from falling off. Overbed tables with wheels can be easily moved and stored.
The benefits of overbed tables include:
- Increased accessibility and independence
- Enhanced comfort and convenience
- Versatility and adaptability
By enhancing comfort and promoting independence, these tables can greatly improve the quality of life for individuals in various situations. Ensuring you or your loved ones can continue to enjoy your favourite hobbies and activities.
Overbed Tables for hospitals?
At IPA Supplies, we specialise in Healthcare Equipment for care homes, hospitals and at home users. We stock a range of overbed tables on wheels and split legs designed for patients and healthcare professionals. If you are looking for advice on hospital overbed tables please contact our expert team.
What should I consider before purchasing an overbed table?
In order to choose the most suitable overbed table, you may want to consider the following;
- Do you require the overbed table with wheels or split legs? This will depend on how you wish to use the bed table. Often a hospital overbed table will benefit from wheels to easily manuvure the table.
- What is the clearance underneath the bed/chair?
- What height can it be adjusted to?
Do you stock overbed tables near me?
Yes, IPA Supplies offers next day delivery throughout mainland UK. No matter your requirements, our overbed table collection has something for everyone!