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Vertica Care Bed

For nursing homes
Stiegelmeyer’s stylish care bed for patient VERTICALisation

Stiegelmeyer Vertica Care Bed

Vertica Clinic Bed

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Stiegelmeyer Vertica Care Bed

Stiegelmeyer Vertica Care Bed

Vertica – the mobilisation bed

3 Versions of Vertica

  • Vertica Home Care
    • for home use — no trendelenberg
    • for nursing home use
  • Vertica Clinic
    • for hospital use
    • larger castors
    • no wooden paneling
    • protection class 1 — washable IP66 option
    • park position for footrests
    • hand control with selective magnetic blocking

STANDING UP made easy.

Vertica Care Bed A video showing the Vertica Care Bed in use.

The Vertica–Care mimics the natural sequence of movements to gently lift the patient from a prone to a sitting position, and from there to an upright position.
Turning the patient during mobilisation is not necessary avoiding stress.

Vertica Table from above

Sitting up sooner.

Vertica Table for eating

In the Vertica–Care patients can assume a genuine sitting position, which enables them to take meals or receive visitors in comfort. Furthermore, this brings them to the same eye–level as other people, which is good for their self–esteem. Ultimately, independence and freedom of movement stimulate our feeling of wellbeing and help the recovery process.

Vertica Care Bed

Video showing Vertica Care from a patient perspective.

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Rest is very important to recovery and rehabilitation. While bed rest is good for patients, it also has been realized that patients need to be assisted to become active as often as possible. During the a recovery period the patient is dependent on his own strength in combination with the help of staff to be mobilized to assist rehabilitation. We believe that there must be another way to mobilize patients safely and support staff with this duty – we are therefore pleased to present you the Stiegelmeyer Vertica–Care bed: perfectly conceived and precisely engineered to the needs of both staff and patients.

Early VERTICAlisation begins with a sitting position

Complete mobilisation from the bed starts with a sitting position. While being bed ridden in a supine position and rendered completely passive, meals cannot be eaten and all nursing activities cannot be performed. Social activities such as interacting with visitors and staff, and even reading and watching TV is awkward and not practical. Sitting upright with feet firmly supported is the first step back towards a normal life for any patient.
Early mobilisation accelerates recovery during rehabilitation, reduces the need for hospital stays and can also reduce ulcer risk, mental confusion and the need of analgesics.

Sitting – the first step to normality.

PERSPECTIVES are changing.
In modern care beds, patients can get into a comfortable sitting position with the help of an adjustable mattress base. Vertica goes one step further: the patient can not only sit comfortably, but also has a safe contact with the floor or a firm grip on a footrest – this means that the sensation of position and posture of the body via proprioceptors is supported in the muscles, tendons and joints of the legs. This increases well–being, stimulates the circulation and stimulates the VERTICAlisation.

CONTINUOUS height adjustment
The multifunctional foot board section (optional) can also be used as a table. For those being mobilized gradually after a serious illness, this allows them to enjoy eating, sitting upright again, and to engage with visitors at eye level. This improves the recovering process during rehabilitation which stimulates the healing.

Easy standing up.

It is only a small step from SITTING to STANDING.
If residents manage to sit up in bed properly again, they have made the first step towards standing. With the Vertica, residents can be raised easily and fully controlled. After being bed ridden for a long time, sitting upright with feet firmly supported is the first step towards a normal life. It provides early independence and socialisation of the patient.

The Vertica lifts the patient, following natural movements from a horizontal supine position, into a sitting position and then into a standing position. During the process, individual adjustments can be made to accommodate the patient’s state of well-being. The standing process is a perfectly smooth and continuous motion – which can of course be interrupted at any time to make individual adjustments according to the patient’s state of well–being.

This is the start of gentle VERTICAlisation of the patient. Of course, emergency buttons on the hand switch make it possible to quickly achieve and easily access the shock or CPR position and safely abort the mobilization process.

Vertica makes the LIVES OF HEALTHCARE STAFF easier.
Depending on the condition of the patient, the mobilization process of the Vertica will necessitate only one extra person to provide the support for the mobilization activity, safely and professionally. Less space is required in the room and less additional equipment is needed.

Safety first

Practical SAFETY begins with a good construction.
The issue of security can always be divided into "constructive" and sense of security. Patients who are particularly weaker will feel secure just because the table is protecting them from tilting forward. Easily accessible grab handles which can be adjusted to the position of the patient guarantee stability and a sense of security. In addition, the side pads can be used for positioning to give the patient a sense of stability and security in all directions.

Vertica is designed with large radii, less joins and spacious surfaces allows for easy cleaning for optimal hygienic conditions.

Bed Extension

EXTENDING the mobilisation supports.
Extending the mobilisation supports to lengthen the bed.

Support Grip

Individually-adjustable frame sections serve as a mobilisation support
The grab handle on the mobilisation support swings away freely to allow the patient to stand up easily.

Support Grip

The Vertica Homecare’s stable mobilisation supports are easy to bring into position with only one hand.

Support Grip

Additional SAFETY
Grab handles on the mobilisation supports provide additional safety and can be swivelled out of the way to save space.

Vertica Care Bed Specifications
Full motorised version: Height drives, tilting, back and thigh rest, lower leg and motorised stand up function battery for emergency adjustment.
Side rail variants: MultiFlex side rails
(up to 415mm above mattress base)
Safe Weight Bearing Capacity: 225kg
Maximum Lift: 250kg
External Dimensions: 1038 x 2142mm
Mattress Base: 900 x 2000mm
(mattress area)
Lying Surface Divisions: approx. 824 ⁄ 200 ⁄ 360 ⁄ 526mm
(backrest ⁄ seat ⁄ thigh ⁄ lower leg)
Gliding Backrest: 100mm length compensation of the
back rest means the patient can sit
up in a relaxed position.
Floor Clearance (under): approx. 165mm
Castors: 150mm Central Locking
Total Weight: approx. 175kg
Electrical Drive System: A central control unit with a transformer that generates a 24 volt protective low voltage, which is harmless for patients and users.
Adjustment Options
Trendelenburg and Reverse Trendelenburg: approx. 16°
Mattress base height range (standard surface): approx. 400 to 800mm
Height adjustment: approx. 30sec (motorised)
Back rest setting: up to approx. 70°
Back rest with stand up function: up to approx. 85°
Thigh rest setting: up to approx. 30°
Extended leg rest: up to approx. 30°
Side Rails: only MSG, Multifunction Side Rails

Vertico Bed Bed Codes
EV94S4VA Vertica Care Bed – Base 90 x 200cm
EV94S8EKVA Bed Extension
EV94S8FFVA Foldable Foot End
EV94S8FRVA Set of Foot Rests
Pressure Care Mattress Codes
EV9753 Viscoelastic Foam Pad – 200 x 90 x 14cm
ARTG 277175

All around the Vertica Care Bed.

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You can fold away the MultiFlex side rails with the same minimal effort that was required to position them in the first place.

Vertica MultiFlex Side Rails
Vertica MultiFlex Side Rails

The MultiFlex side rail system needs no instructions. Right from the start, care staff intuitively perform each step correctly to ensure that the patient feels secure from the outset.

Mobilization details


Push of a button for sitting position or reclined position.


The main handset has easily understandable pictograms.


Stable mobilisation supports and a height range of 40cm to 80cm.


The mobilisation-support handles provide an extra measure of safety when a resident is being brought to the upright position and can be swivelled out of the way if additional space is needed.

Footboard Tray

Optional footboard becomes a serving tray and can support weak residents, stopping them from falling forward.

Footboard Linen Tray

Optional footboard can also be used as a practical bedding tray.

With high-quality accessories from Stiegelmeyer, the Vertica Care can be even better at meeting individual needs.


Tall residents enjoy more room with the optional 15cm bed extension.


An optional bolster extension of the mattress for the lower leg rest extension.


Specially-designed mattresses with foam and cut-out sections which precisely match the Vertica.


The optional footrests activate the proprioceptors on the muscles and joints of the resident in a safe manner.


Optional footrests promote mobilization through additional support and offer a good, safe feeling in the sitting position.


They are easy to install and stow-away under the backrest.

Bed Position
Bed Position
Bed Extension
Bed Safe Working Load
Bed Height Range
Bed Engineering

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