Bed rails, also known as side rails are used to reduce the risk of falls. Bed rails provide a hand-hold for getting into or out of bed. Provide a feeling of comfort and security. Reduce the risk of patients falling out of bed when being transported. Provides easy access to bed controls and personal care items
Bed side rails are primarily meant for Patient Safety
Ned side rails are recommended for patients who have problems with memory, sleeping, incontinence, pain, uncontrolled body movement, or who walk unsafely without help. This is to provide the best way to keep them from rolling off the bed or falling.