Lack of Sleep May No Longer Threaten the Healthcare Cycle

Lack of Sleep May No Longer Threaten the Healthcare Cycle
Design

Caretakers can get rest with a device that allows for unsupervised bed rotations

Azalea Pena
  • 3 february 2016

Caretakers have a duty to care for their patients 24 hours a day, but should this mean that caretakers must forego their eight hours of sleep a day in the process? Constant bed rotations force caretakers to sleep for three hours a day only and obviously, that is not enough. Chow Wai Tung Eason and Hon Sui Ming Raymond designed the Flipod, a device that allows for unsupervised bed rotations for non-ambulant patients.

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