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It comes, as standard, with a high specification, foldable, lightweight, foam mattress, with replaceable (zip-on/off), breathable, wipe-clean/waterproof cover, flame retardant to Ignition Source 5.

The 'GLIDEAWAY'® will sleep even overweight adults (up to 200Kg) for extended periods, in total comfort and is a particularly popular choice for accommodating parents overnight on Children's Wards, fathers on Maternity units and relatives and partners on adult Hospital Wards and in Hospices.

In addition to a choice of 2 standard sizes, there is also a slightly more compact size, for where space is particularly limited, originally developed for Birmingham Children’s Hospital and known as the BCH ‘GLIDEAWAY’® and an Extra High version of the two standard sizes, originally developed for a Marie Curie Hospice and known as the ‘GLIDEAWAY’® XH. The Extra High model is designed for use in Hospices and on Palliative Care Wards, to enable a patient and their partner to sleep side-by-side, at Hospital bed height and additionally incorporates a useful bedding tray.

To complement our 'GLIDEAWAY'® Guest Beds, we are now able to offer a flat-packed, self-assembly, wipe-clean, White MFC cabinet - see the 'GLIDEAWAY'®  XH page for an example - full details on request.

Please also see the Southampton General Hospital Case Study for pictures of the ‘GLIDEAWAY’® in service.

Our ground breaking, high performance ‘GLIDEAWAY’® Guest Bed is the safest, strongest, easiest to use and move around and most comfortable, Guest Bed on the market today. Its heavy-duty all-steel construction, ease of operation, wipe-clean mattress, choice of different bedframe colours (see 7 above) and five single sizes (see 8 above), set completely new standards and put the ‘GLIDEAWAY’® in a class of its own. Since its introduction in 1996, it has taken the market by storm and has become the Guest Bed of choice in Hospitals and Hospices throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

When folded up it will glide effortlessly, on Hospital wheels (two with brakes) from one location to another. Make it up and use it whenever and wherever required!

The customer list for our ‘GLIDEAWAY’® Guest Beds features most major General and many local Hospitals, throughout England, Scotland and Wales, ranging from Aberdeen Royal Infirmary in The North, to The Royal Cornwall Hospital and Jersey General Hospital in The South and from Ysbyty Gwynned in The West to The Norfolk and Norwich Hospital in the East. Major Children’s Hospital customers, using the ‘GLIDEAWAY’® include The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, Sheffield Children’s Hospital, the Princess Diana Children’s Hospital in Birmingham and Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. The ‘GLIDEAWAY’® is also much used in Hospices.

The 'GLIDEAWAY’® is based on the same quality of heavy-duty hand-welded, powder-coated, tubular steel bedframe, with pre-tensioned, non-sag, woven steel mesh base, (no wooden slats, or 'foundations' to break), as our 'WISKAWAY’® and 'NEAT-A-WARD'® Wall Beds and, like our wallbeds, is GUARANTEED FOR A FULL 5 YEARS. The 'GLIDEAWAY'® meets all current Health & Safety, Manual Handling and Infection Control requirements.





The 'Glideaway'® guest Bed

Click on the arrows or numbers above to find out more about the extensive features (1-6), colours (7) and sizes/dimensions (8) of our 'GLIDEAWAY'® Guest Bed.

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All dimensions quoted on this website are approximate.
                    Colours: Some variation may occur between the actual colours and those illustrated on our website.
                    Trade Descriptions Act: Care has been taken to ensure that all descriptions and specifications are correct at the time of publishing. In
                    keeping with our policy of continuous product improvement we do, however, reserve the right to alter designs, measurements, colours,
                    materials, fabrics and prices without prior notice, as circumstances dictate.

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