Bed side rails, also referred to as cot-sides, safety sides, and bed guards, are used extensively in the health and social care sectors to protect vulnerable people from falling out of bed and injuring themselves. They usually achieve this very successfully. However, there continues to be reports of entrapment of bed occupants, which have included fatalities of children and adults.
- Why Use Bed Side Rails?
- Who is affected?
- Common Risks / Causes of Injuries from using Bed Side ...