Park House Healthcare
RICHMOND ULTRA LOW BED User Manual Rev 3 June 2013
The Company Founded in 1984, Park House Healthcare Ltd is now recognised as a market leading supplier of specialist pressure relieving and pressure reducing equipment, hospital beds and moving and handling solutions to the NHS, Community and Nursing Home sectors.
Park House H e a l t h c a r e
Our innovative product portfolio encompasses a range of clinically proven healthcare solutions, which are fully supported by dedicated clinical training, professional product audit and complete maintenance and decontamination services. Our purpose built state of the art Corporate Headquarters in West Yorkshire is central to our extensive network of service and logistics centres, strategically located throughout the country. 24 hour care, 365 days a year, dedicated professionals manage specific regions and divisions, ensuring one on one service and support is never far away.
RICHMOND ULTRA LOW BED
With distributors in over 25 countries, Park House Healthcare Ltd is a truly international company and places important emphasis on providing tailored healthcare solutions and the highest level of customer care to our partners throughout the world. Park House Healthcare Ltd is a respected Member of the British Healthcare Trade Association and has BS EN ISO 9001, ISO 13485 and ISO 14001 accreditations. All products are CE marked in accordance with the European Directive 93/42/EEC.
Park House Healthcare Ltd Whitehall 26 Business Park, West Yorkshire, BD11 2HW, UK. Due to its policy of continued development and improvement, Park House Healthcare Ltd reserves the right to amend any details
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GENERAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
ADDITIONAL SAFETY INFORMATION
MAINTENANCE, CARE & WARRANTY
IP66 INGRESS PROTECTION
General Safety Instructions
Before putting the bed into operation, it is very important that this User Manual is read carefully. The manual contains important information for safe and proper use of the bed. Keep this manual handy for future
One or more motors not working
1) No power supply – Plug power cable into mains socket and turn on.
when handset operated or the
2) Check the handset, motor and main control box connections.
All of the functions of this bed should be fully tested by a competent person before the bed is used.
handset does not function.
3) Motor or handset defective - Contact Park House Healthcare Ltd.
The bed must not be used if faults have been detected that may injure the patient/user or cause damage to the bed or
Motors suddenly have no response
1) Switch off and unplug the mains cable; plug it back in and switch on.
the surrounding furniture.
2) Leave the system in the rest position for approx. 20-30 min and retry.
The operating persons are obliged to acquaint the patient lying on the bed with the control functions that are designed
3) Contact Park House Healthcare Ltd.
for use by the patient, and their safe usage.
WARNING - Any unauthorized modifications, adjustments or alterations will result in warranty invalidation. All repairs
The operating person is obliged, before using the bed, to be confident of the functionality and safe usage of the bed.
must be carried out by a suitably qualified competent engineer.
The bed may be used only on even and solid floors. The bed must never be overloaded. Maximum working load - 180 kg (28.3 stones).
9. Technical data / spare parts
If there is a patient on the bed, castors must be locked (with the exception of when travelling with the bed). An
2145 mm (inc. Head and footboard brackets)
unlocked bed poses risk of injury to the patient when leaving the bed or when supporting themselves.
900 mm without side rail
The height of the mattress platform must be adjusted according to the height and condition of the patient.
Adjustable platform height:
170 mm (low position) / 710 mm (high position)
Castors: 75mm Diameter
This is a single patient bed; no other people should sit on the bed.
Clearance beneath the bed:
Central locking at foot end
When handling the moving parts of the bed, ensure that the patient, other people or objects do not become trapped.
Safe working load:
Before cleaning or maintaining the bed, the mains power cable must be disconnected from the mains.
1020 mm with side rails
180 kg (28.3 Stone) under normal condition
26.8 kg (inc head motor & knee motor)
The bed should not be used where there is a danger of explosion or in the presence of flammable anaesthetics.
47.0 kg (inc main motor)
3.2 kg each
When maintaining and cleaning the bed in the space between the undercarriage and mattress platform, the profiling
Side rails (Pair):
functions on the handset must be locked to avoid unintentional activation of the mattress platform. The mains power cable must be stored neatly so it does not get wound around or trapped between the moving parts of the bed. If the mains power cable is damaged there is a serious danger of injury from electrical current. Inspections should be made at least once a month for visible wear and tear of all moving parts of the bed and cables. The bed is intended for adults from 12 years of age. Ensure that children only have access to the bed under adequate supervision. Do not allow children underneath the bed at any time.
Total bed weight: 95.5 kg (without side rails, mattress or accessories) Control Box ref:
Input 230V / 50Hz - 60Hz
Main motor ref:
Actuator force: Push 6000N
Power: 24Vm Max 4.3
Backrest motor ref:
Actuator force: Push 3500N
Power: 24Vm Max 3.9A
Knee motor ref:
Actuator force: Push 4000N
Power: 24Vm Max 3.8A
Adjustment for backrest / Adjustment for thigh rest:
Features The drivers for the adjustment are electric mechanical linear motors with maintenance free permanent lubrication. The motors are operated by a handset connected to the main control box via a spiral wound cable. The motors and handset are isolated from mains voltage (230v) and operated at DC 24v low voltage.
Installation The bed should only be assembled by a suitably competent person. The bed is suitable for installation by one person. When installing more than five beds, two people should be used to complete the installation. They must read and fully understand all of the instructions contained in this user manual. Do not attempt to assemble this bed if you are unsure about any part of the instructions, or if any damage or defect can be identified. The fuse in the mains plug should not exceed 5 amps.
Battery backup ref:
66 deg +/- 2 deg
Output: 24V DC Max 1.5A
13 deg +/- 2 deg Adjustment for calf rest: 9.5 deg
Motor IP Rating:
All are rated IP66
Max. 10% (2 mins per 18 mins)
Product conforms to IEC 60601-2-52 Park House Healthcare Ltd reserves the right to make technical changes, specification amendments and product improvements without notice. As per the Batteries and Accumulators (placing on the market) Regulations, Park House Healthcare Ltd will take back the battery from this equipment free of charge at the end of its life. Our battery producer registration number is BPRN00892. 10.
IP 66 – Ingress Protection
The bed offers IP66 ingress protection on all electrical components and controls as standard. This is a high level of protection which is completely dustproof. Any water splashing against the electrical components will have no harmful effects on the electrical operation of the bed. This bed and its components can be both jet and steam cleaned and are suitable for cleaning in a
The bed should be located on a level flat surface. Do not site the bed on loose carpet, rugs or floor coverings.
decontamination chamber and tunnel washer. If in any doubt about cleaning methods or materials, please
The cable from the mains power supply plug to the main control unit must be positioned clear of the lift mechanism
check with Park House Healthcare before cleaning.
and braked castor system to eliminate the danger of shearing or crushing the cable.
WARNING! The bed must be disconnected from the mains supply before any kind of cleaning procedure is
Ensure that all cable conduits are fully secured.
Under no circumstances must the bed be moved by pulling or pushing the side rails, headboard or footboard, either
The bed is supplied with the platform and scissor action fully assembled and cabled up.
when the bed is occupied or empty. The side rails, headboard and footboard are not designed for this purpose.
Headboard and footboard:
Never exceed the maximum usage period of 6 minutes per hour, for the electrically driven bed functions, by lengthy
The headboard and footboard fit into the plain holes (fig 4) at the top and bottom ends of the bed.
and unnecessary profiling or height adjustments. This can trip the thermal safety fuse which will stop the powered movement of all electrically operated bed parts. Once the bed is sited in the desired position, always ensure that the castors are locked in the braked position.
To LOCK the brakes press the foot bar downwards (fig 4)
To RELEASE the brakes lift the foot bar upwards
Bed Extension: The bed can be extended at the foot end to accommodate taller patients.
Before dismantling or troubleshooting, ensure that all functions are in the lowered position (where possible), the
Make sure the brakes are on before extending the bed. Loosen the hand screws securing the Bed Extension then firmly
power supply is switched off and the power cable is disconnected from the mains (un-plugged) Ensure that all
pull the headboard brackets to extend the bed. Retighten the hand screws to fix the Bed Extension in its ‘OUT’
functions are not under any un-due load and are free moving.
position. DO NOT pull the extension out any further than the red lines on the extension.
Ensure that the assembly is completed fully, and in accordance with the instructions given in this user manual.
PLEASE NOTE An ‘infill’ mattress extension piece needs to be used;
Ensure that the electrical mains supply voltage corresponds to that marked on the main control unit label before
these can be purchased from Park House Healthcare Ltd,
connecting to the mains supply.
please call 0845 0600 333 for more information.
The mains leads MUST be plugged directly into the wall socket. Use of extension leads is not permitted. Ensure that cables from all motors are connected to the main control unit correctly before operation. Ensure that all functions of the bed have been tested and that the bed is working normally.
Maintenance, care and warranty To clean the frames use a damp cloth with normal household cleaners or warm soapy water.
Do not use cleaning agents containing abrasives or strong solvents. This will damage the powder coated finish on
At the foot end of the bed the intergral linen tray can be utilised to store bedding and linen. Pull the linen tray out to
the metal parts of the bed.
store the linen during changing.
Mechanical or automated cleaning, scouring or the use of high-pressure hoses will damage the bed. Moving parts of the bed are fitted with self-lubricating bearings; these should not be oiled or greased. All motors, cables and mechanical functions must be checked for damage and correct operation by a suitably qualified service engineer at least once in every twelve month period. Extended warranties can be purchased from Park House Healthcare Ltd. For more information contact Customer Services on Tel: 0845 0600 333. In the event of a fault being discovered within the warranty period, the customer should notify the Company at the earliest opportunity. If, upon inspection, the Company accepts liability the equipment will be repaired or replaced at the company’s discretion. If the Company does not accept liability it will inform the customer the reasons for rejection and provide the customer with an estimated cost for repair or replacement.
Side Rails: Side rails are integral and should be fitted onto the bed. Locate the sleeves into the cylindrical mounting brackets (fig 1)
The head section, knee break, bed height and electronic CPR functions are adjusted by pressing the appropriate button
push in the side rail and tighten all of the hand screws.
on the handset. For ease of use, the buttons are labelled graphically according to their function. Keep the button pressed,
IMPORTANT: Once the hand screws have been tightened, ensure that the frame cannot be pulled apart at the
there may be a very small delay before the actuator kicks in.
headboard end, footboard and centre of the bed.
Head section adjustment Height adjustment Foot section adjustment Autocontour Function (fig 1)
Electronic CPR Function
Raising and lowering the side rails: To lower the side rail pull the red knob downwards (fig 2), hold in place and push down on the side rail. The side rail should lower in the direction of the footboard. To raise the side rail simple pull upwards towards the head end of the bed until they click into place.
WARNING - Do not exceed the maximum usage period – all functions maximum of 2 minutes per 18 minutes.
6 Additional safety information
(fig 2) IMPORTANT: Once the hand screws have been tightened, ensure that the frame cannot be pulled apart at the headboard end, footboard end and centre of the bed.
IMPORTANT - In the case of any unusual noises or smells during the operation, switch off the power at the mains and remove the plug immediately. Ensure that no cables are damaged or trapped in the mechanism. If you have any doubts concerning the safe operation of this bed, remove the bed from use and call Park House Healthcare Ltd, Tel: 0845 0600 333 at your earliest convenience.
Operation of the height adjustment and profiling functions
Nurse Lock Out The handset should be plugged into the bottom of nurse lock-out box located at the foot end of the bed. (fig 3)
Any persons assembling or using the bed should read the user manual and familiarise themselves with its operation. Ensure that any objects such as waste bins, occasional tables, chairs etc. are not placed beneath the lifting mechanism of the bed and the head / footboard are not situated beneath a fixed object, i.e. window sills.
TO LOCK THE HANDSET - turn the knob anti-clockwise to the horizontal position TO UNLOCK THE HANDSET - turn the knob clockwise to the vertical position
To avoid injury during operation, ensure limbs and body parts i.e. fingers, arms, etc. are clear from the moving parts of the bed and the side rails. Before moving the bed to a different location, disconnect the mains power supply (un-plug). Failure to do so may result in damage to the bed and / or serious or fatal injury. It is not recommended that the bed is used for transporting patients.