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Focuson Bariatrics

December 1, 2007
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Bariatric Bed


NOA Medical's Bariatric Bed with a safe working load of 750 lbs is designed to accommodate 98% of all bariatric patients. The 42" wide by 80" or 84" long sleep deck is constructed of ultra-strong rectangular steel ribs for comfort, safety, and mattress aeration. NOA offers White Glove Service pricing, which includes delivery, assembly, and testing.

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Mobile Lift



With a safe working load of 704 lbs., the ARJO Tenor, a bariatric mobile lift and sling solution, covers a range of tasks, transfers, repositioning, and emergency floor lifts. The Tenor is designed to meet the specific safety and comfort needs of bariatric care.

The ARJO bariatric sling range provides optimum support for different bariatric body shapes. Slings are attached to a new four-point spreader bar designed to enhance comfort for bariatric residents. The combination of the spreader bar's widely spaced shoulder attachment points and the extended boom length ensures that residents can be transferred in comfort and repositioned, if required, by 360° access to bed, chair, or wheelchair.

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Bariatric Wheelchair



The Invacare 9000 Topaz wheelchair is designed to meet the unique and growing needs of bariatric residents. The Topaz combines the strength and durability of a carbon steel frame with the comfort of heavy-duty front riggings and arms for proper positioning. Dual axle positions allow quick and simple seat-to-floor height variations. The standard chair has a 700-lb weight capacity and a heavy-duty package increases the weight capacity to 1,000 lbs.

The seat and back upholstery are available in nylon or vinyl. The flame-retardant upholstery resists mildew and bacteria, as well as cold-crack and UV damage. The Topaz is available in a variety of seat widths and depths, frame reinforcements that include gusseted sides, caster journals, and dual heavy-duty crossbraces.

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Full-Electric Bed





The Zenith™ Full-Electric Bed, from Graham-Field, is a versatile, 500-lb capacity bed that is designed to meet long-term care clinical requirements. From a low 7.9" to a high position of 30", the Zenith Full-Electric Bed facilitates resident safety and ensures caregiver ease of operation. Powered by three ultra-whisper, rapid-moving DC motors, the Zenith is available in 76" and 80" sleep surface lengths, with either steel-wire grid or pan sleep deck. All frame welds and components are electrostatic powder-coated for a durable finish. In addition, there are many versatile choices for finish, rails, electronics, and accessories. The Zenith comes with a three-year warranty on electronics and a 15-year warranty on all other components.

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Spa System



The Penner Cascade Premier Spa provides affordable elegance with a TV, DVD, and CD player. You design the colors to create a spa-like bathing atmosphere in your bathing area. The Premier cabinet provides convenient access to hidden controls, bathing liquids, and the quick-fill reservoir. Penner also offers the Cascade Bariatric Spa.

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Bariatric Ceiling Lift



Medcare Bariatric Ceiling Lifts provide a complete lift, position, and trans- fer system for resident handling. To the bedroom, bathroom, or even the pool, the possibilities of track placement are endless. The Medcare Bariatric Ceiling Lift can accommodate up to 800 lbs, allowing flexibility in the type of resident that can be transferred, while reducing and eliminating nurse injuries caused by resident handling.

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Bariatric Seating



Claflin Equipment Sales and Service offers a heavy-duty 500-lb capacity #6191 Platform Rock (shown) and #502C Queen Anne Wing Back Armchair. Claflin's entire Contemporary, Traditional, or Transitional seating for resident rooms, activity rooms, or lounges is also available as bariatric seating. Manufactured with removable seats with a moisture-proof barrier and a chemical-resistant finish on exposed wood. All seating is produced with the comfort of the resident and the housekeeping staff in mind.

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Rolling Chair



The Carefoam Model 530 Bariatric Tilt Rollabout features a 400-lb capacity in a 24" seat width, yet still moves through a standard doorway. Large wheels roll easily even over carpet and the tilt-in-space frame facilitates position changes and transfers. The chair provides extended seat depth and an infinitely adjustable elevating leg rest. Seat and armrest heights are appropriate for use at the dining or activities table.

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