Medical Beds

What Is a Low-Profile Bed?

A low-profile bed, distinguished by its close proximity to the floor, is a great option for those who want to blend daily functionality with a non-intrusive home setup. But what are the benefits, and how can these beds help the elderly age in place? Read on to learn more about these beds and how they can encourage independent living.

What Is a Low Profile Bed? 

A low-profile bed is a bed that sits closer to the ground compared to traditional beds. Imagine a bed that’s just the right height to easily slide into without the need to climb up or down.

These beds are perfect for those who want a more accessible and manageable sleeping arrangement. They are especially useful if you or a loved one has mobility challenges or simply prefers a lower height for getting in and out of bed.

The low profile ensures safety and convenience, reducing the risk of accidental falls. Because of this, they can be an ideal choice for elderly individuals striving for independence.

Low-Profile Home Hospital Beds

Low-profile home hospital beds are a testament to thoughtful design and the desire for a comfortable, seamless home experience. Unlike traditional home hospital beds that can appear intrusive and out of place, our low-profile beds seamlessly blend into your home while offering the essential functions required to support aging individuals.

These beds are carefully crafted to prioritize your comfort and accessibility. They provide a discreet yet fully supportive environment right in the heart of your home. Plus, their innovative design approach ensures that your autonomy and dignity are preserved at all times.

With our low-profile beds, you can enjoy the best of both worlds — the familiarity of your home surroundings and the peace of mind that comes with having the necessary support readily available. Say goodbye to the impersonal, clinical aura of traditional hospital beds and embrace the comfort and visual appeal of our home hospital beds.

Our beds are designed to be adjustable, as well. For instance, our Supernal 5 bed features hi-low adjustability, as well as adjustability in the head and foot. It can also take on Trendelenberg, reverse Trendelenberg, and cardiac chair positions. Plus, it’s designed to blend in with the aesthetics of your home, offering full functionality with dignity.

Our low-profile beds also provide the ability to integrate additional supportive elements when required. That means our beds can evolve with the needs of their users, always providing optimal support.

What Are the Benefits of a Home Hospital Bed?

The journey toward maintaining an independent lifestyle often involves using low-profile home hospital beds to support both independence and comfort. Here are the top reasons why these beds are so important for independent living.

Supports Ease and Autonomy

Home hospital beds provide a gateway to effortless movement and accessibility. They enable individuals to maneuver without strain, particularly in and out of bed. Because of this, they can help to build confidence and foster a sense of self-sufficiency.

Encourages Restorative Sleep

A night of peaceful, undisturbed sleep is a gift — a gift that is particularly essential for older individuals navigating through various age-related challenges. Adjustable home hospital beds come with an assurance of comfort, which means a good night’s sleep that truly refreshes the body and spirit.

Supports a Sense of Dignity

Low-profile home hospital beds offer a subtle, non-medical aesthetic while still providing the essential support needed. Functionality and aesthetics work side-by-side so that the home still looks and feels like home, albeit with a little extra support.

What Should You Consider When Selecting a Low-Profile Bed?

Every individual will have different needs, especially as their mobility and comfort levels change and evolve. That’s why it can be useful to take the time to understand the different features and factors that go into building the perfect bed.

You’re not just investing in a bed. You’re investing in comfort, aesthetics, quality, functionality, and reliable customer support — all aimed at enhancing your well-being and maintaining your independence.

Here are a few factors to consider when building the best possible sleeping experience for aging individuals and their caregivers.


Comfort is key when choosing a bed. A comfortable bed provides a restful night’s sleep, aiding physical and mental well-being. It can help ease joint pain, support circulation, and help encourage rejuvenating rest for the elderly.


We believe that your home should be a place of comfort and beauty. That’s why our beds are designed to seamlessly integrate into your home decor. They’re aesthetically pleasing, which means your bedroom remains a soothing and inviting space.


Adjustability is crucial, especially for the elderly. It allows them to customize their sleeping position, making it easier to find comfort and relief from aches, pains, or symptoms of certain medical conditions. An adjustable bed enhances independence and quality of life, offering a sense of control and well-deserved rest.

Customer Support

At Transfer Master, we take pride in offering exceptional customer support. We’re here to answer your questions, provide guidance, and ensure your experience with our beds is as smooth as possible. Your satisfaction and peace of mind are our top priorities.

How Else Can You Prepare Your Home for Future Needs?

Proactive planning, especially when you’re preparing a home for a loved one’s future needs, is about considering the home adjustments they’ll need to ensure the quality of their independent living situation.

One way that you can proactively prepare your home is by investing in a low-profile adjustable home hospital bed. By having a bed that will evolve with your loved one’s changing needs, such as our Supernal Hi-Low, you can ensure that they will have access to the support they need through every step of their journey.

Another way to prepare the home is by installing mobility aids, such as handrails, ramps, and grippy mats on slippery surfaces. Subscription and delivery services, such as DoorDash, Instacart, and Netflix, also help to create a supportive ecosystem within the home, encouraging independent living.

The Bottom Line

In the journey towards aging in place and celebrating independent living, every decision becomes a pillar that upholds our quality of life. So, in selecting a low-profile home hospital bed, we are, in essence, choosing a partner that supports our aspirations to live abundantly, comfortably, and with autonomy through every chapter of our lives.

Find peace, comfort, and support in every night’s rest with a companion as supportive and reliable as a Transfer Master bed. Get started by requesting a quote today.


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Proactive Approaches to Successful Aging: One Clear Path through the Forest | National Library of Medicine

Aging in Place: Growing Older at Home | National Institute on Aging

Staying Motivated to Exercise: Tips for Older Adults | National Institute on Aging


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Transfer Master has built electric adjustable hospital beds for the home and medical facility since 1993. We started with a simple goal that hospital beds should allow wheelchair users to transfer independently in and out of bed. Thirty years later, our customers are still at the center of everything we do. You’ll feel the difference.