Care recipient (cr) needs an extension cord to get power source to his her electric hospital bed

Try: Do not use an extension cord or a power strip having more than one plug-in outlet any damage to these can cause a fire if cr must use an extension cord or power strip have a professional check it before using it it will also need to be checked regularly for as long as cr uses it avoid using outlet boxes that more than one cord may be plugged into if cr must use an outlet box place it where there is no risk of damage or spilling liquids

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile

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References: hospital bed help 2008 by sherman oaks medical supplies available at www shermanoaksmedical com

Keywords: Electric hospital bed safety fire safety power cord safety

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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