United States Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Sunshine Healthcare Network

BedSAFE

VISN 8 Patient Safety Center of Inquiry, Tampa

Downloadable Files

 

Floor Mat Technology Guide

 

Key Process Steps in Bed and Mattress Purchases

Risk Assessment for Hospital Bed Entrapment

Clinical Guidance for the Assessment and Implementation of Bed Rails in Hospitals, Long-Term Care Facilities and Home Care Settings

A Guide to Bed Safety for Patients and Families

Hospital Bed Safety Evaluation in Hospitals and Nursing Homes

Bed Accessories to Mitigate Entrapment Areas Source List

BedSAFE for Best Practices

Hospital Bed Evaluation Guide

Links of Interest

VHA Safety Alerts and Advisories

Emergency Care Research Institute Hospital Bed Safety Workgroup Bed System Entrapment Assessment Kit This link is not on the VA website.  VA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of the linked site.

The Bed System Measurement Device   This link is not on the VA website.  VA does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of the linked site.