Hvidovre Hospital – EasyBed – a bed for relatives

About the project

Project overview
The Quality Fund project at Hvidovre Hospital consists of three parts: remodeling of ambulatories, remodeling of bed sections and expansion of the hospital with 32,000 square meters of new construction.

Hvidovre Hospital currently has 446 beds spread over 1-bed, 2-bed and 4-bed. After the conversion, all living rooms will be converted into either 1-bed, 2-bed or 1-2-bed patient rooms. The maximum bed capacity will remain unchanged. The patient rooms are first and foremost the patient’s room, where one must feel safe, and therefore stay with their own bath and toilet. Having patient rooms with 1 bed rather than bed rooms with many beds gives better possibility that examinations can be performed and that relatives can stay with the inpatient.

At Nordic foam Group we have worked in close collaboration with the architect, Cinal, to insure that everything from materials to the custom made relative bed “EasyBed” meets the vision of Hvidovre Hospital. This includes both the design, durability and comfort along with the high standards for hygiene and cleaning.

Scope of work
Research and develop for the folding mattress of the “EasyBed” including the complete construction – design and sewing of the covers, mounting and upholstering of the construction.

Foam: Pantera® – Super High Resilience foam

Fabrics: Obika plus  by Gabriel

Client: Hvidovre Hospital
Location: Copenhagen, DK
Architect: Cinal

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