Product Information for Hope Car Bed
HOPE Car Bed
Unique travel
solutions
for children with
special health
care needs
requiring a
larger
car bed
Weight Range
4.5 - 35 lbs.
Merritt Manufacturing Inc.
Listening to Therapists; Working for Families TM
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Large Car Bed Features
Inside lined with EPS energy
absorbing foam for head and side
protection
Firm cushion
Side and bottom cushions
designed for easy
cleaning
Soft cummerbund wrap
for comfort and positioning
Vehicle
attachment
(two seat
belts
required)
Double wall design
Outer shell for strength
Soft flexible inner shell to prevent
injury
Restraint Bag
attached to bed
Handles
for easy transport
outside the vehicle
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Retainer strap for medical
equipment tubes
Bed leveling straps
The largest car bed available
14.25” wide x 29.5 ” long
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Features
Five Restraint Options
Supine Position
Medical personnel to determine
position and type of restraint to be
used
Prone Position
Side Facing Position
Restraint Bag with
adjustable cummerbund
(Right Side only)
Restraint Bag with
adjustable cummerbund
Restraint Bag with
adjustable
cummerbund
Supine Position
Prone Position
3-point harness with
adjustable cummerbund
3-point harness with
adjustable cummerbund
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Child Restraint Bag
with adjustable cummerbund
two sizes available
Restraint Bag features
dual entry zippers
Bag securely attaches
to bed
Cummerbund available
in two sizes -- adjusts
for best position on child
Prone position in restraint
bag must have medical
approval
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Child Restraint Bag
• Standard car bed equipped with small restraint bag /small cummerbund and 3-point harness/large
cummerbund to cover full range of weights (4.5 – 35 pounds.)
• Large restraint bag available for children over 10-pounds to 35 pounds.
• Small and large side facing restraint bags available.
Small Restraint Bag
4.5 to10 pounds
Small and Large
Side Facing
Restraint Bags
Large Restraint Bag
10 to 35 pounds
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3-Point Harness - Supine Position
Easy to adjust 3-point Harness
for children 10-35 pounds in supine position
3-Point Harness
Cummerbund to position
child and protect from
buckle and chest clip
Buckle can be positioned
to desired location
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3-Point Harness - Prone Position
Prone position must have medical approval
• 3-point Harness option for
prone position for a child
10 to 35 lbs.
• Soft padded adjustable
cummerbund is required for
positioning and comfort
Adjustable buckle with
vinyl pad provides
best fit for child
Cummerbund adjusts for best position
on child in prone position.
Protects child from buckle and chest clip
while in prone position
One hand shoulder strap
adjustment
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Spica Cast Options
Modified Small Restraint Bag
Child 4.5 - 10 pounds un-casted
Modified Large Restraint Bag
Child 10 - 35 pounds un-casted
3 pt Harness
Child over 10 pounds
un-casted
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Incline Wedge Option
Important
The Incline wedge can only be used when medically
necessary and must be approved by a medical
professional
Now available— Incline Wedge to raise the head
end of the car bed on the vehicle seat approx
10 degrees
Note:
The incline wedge must be installed using the
leveling straps and two vehicle seat belts
(4 point attachment)
The Incline wedge cannot be used with the
Leveling Wedge
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Installation in the vehicle
For Vehicles with rear lap/shoulder belts
To be installed in rear seat on the right hand side behind
the front seat passenger position. The right hand and
center position lap-shoulder belts are to be used….
Or with right hand lap-shoulder belt and center position
lap belt.
Can also be installed using the right hand lap belt and
center lap belt.
Can .
Left seating position lap-shoulder belt is for the parent or
medical attendant.
art Number 8008 (Rev-0) Date 12-4-09
NoteDescription:
: Some smaller vehicles
Part
Car Bed 3 Point Harness
may
not
allow
room
for
the requirements of FMVSS
Must meet; Applicable
parent
medical attendant.
213
andor302
Child’s head must be positioned
toward the center of the vehicle
to protect the child from side
Revisions
impact.
Date
Rev #
Change
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Installation in the vehicle
Leveling Straps
Includes two car bed leveling straps if front seat frames
are available
This will provide four attachment points and will be the
most secure installation
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Foam seat wedge available for
leveling of the car bed on vehicle
seats with more severe slopes or if
leveling straps are not used
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Hope Car Bed Features
• Largest Car Bed available with 5 Restraint options
• Designed for single patient, hospital loaner programs and medical institutional
use
• Child’s weight range: 4.5 – 35 lbs.
• Child’s Height: Up to 29” (longer if legs are permitted to bend)
• Bed size: Inside dimensions - 14.25” wide, 29.5” long
• Car bed weight: 22.2 lbs. – Includes handles for easy transport outside the
vehicle
• 10 year plastic shell life -- all parts replaceable
• Easy to install securely in vehicle
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Hope Car Bed Availability
• HOPE Car bed now available
• Training : Video for installation and usage
• Installation: Vehicle installation assistance
• New patient kits and replacement parts available
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Hope Car Bed Questions
Contact:
Merritt Manufacturing Inc.
P.O. Box 17152
Indianapolis, IN 46217-0152
Phone: 317-409-0148
Fax: 317-893-2567
www.eztether.com
E-mail: info@eztether.com
Made in USA
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info@eztether.com
www.eztether.com
Designed
& manufactured in the United States by
317-409-0148
Merritt Manufacturing, Inc.
Fax: 317-893-2567
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