Hospital beds for home use are a great way to provide a loved one with maximum comfort and safety.
In many cases, buying or renting a hospital bed for home use allows people to stay in the home they love for the long term.
Whether you are recovering from an injury or hospital stay, have mobility issues or are bedridden, there is one major decision you will have to make about home hospital beds:
Should you rent or buy hospital beds for home use?
1, Renting a hospital bed for your home makes sense for the following reasons:
1.1, Short term recover
If you will only need your hospital bed for a short period, it doesn’t make sense financially to purchase a bed.
Instead, renting allows you to use the bed for as long as you need it.
Then, you can return it once your recovery period is complete and move it back into your regular bed.
You want to test out the bed before buying.
Purchasing a hospital bed for your home can be a big investment.
Many of our customers choose to rent a bed to try it out before choosing a long-term solution.
You may need to try out a couple of beds before finding the right one to meet your unique healthcare needs.
As you recover from injury, health issues or hospital stay, your needs can change over time.
Rentals provide you with the flexibility to change beds to adjust to your needs as they evolve with your recovery.
Deciding to purchase a hospital bed for your home is not one to take lightly.
2, Buying a hospital bed makes sense for the following reasons:
2.1, Long Term Recovery
A long-term recovery and care need is the most common reason to purchase a hospital bed.
If you are going to use a bed for months or even years, it makes sense to buy a bed rather than rent.
Many people who choose to live at home rather than in long-term care facilities choose to purchase home hospital beds.
Always consider how long you will need the bed before making a purchase.
If you have unique or acute health care needs, a custom hospital bed may be required.
In this case, it usually makes more sense to buy the bed.
This allows you to customize to your specific needs and ensure maximum comfort and functionality.
Not sure if renting or buying is your best option?
Contact us today to request a FREE estimate.
We’ll happily help you assess your hospital bed options.