Bariatric Transport Service in Florida
Special Needs is the leader in long-distance bariatric transportation. We provide excellent patient care and we go the extra mile to ensure that our bariatric patients are comfortable and safe. Our luxury medical transport vehicles are large enough to stand inside of them. Also, there is plenty of room for multiple people to sit comfortably. Family and loved ones are more than welcome to accompany the patient to their new location.
Treated With Dignity
Bariatric patients often face discrimination and embarrassment because of their size. Obesity is a disease that affects over one-third of the adult American population. Special Needs provides a service that offers the patient both safety and dignity.
The patient is transferred on a hydraulically powered ambulance cot with a 700 lb. the capacity that raises and lowers the patient with the touch of a button. The rear cargo doors open 270 degrees, which makes the boarding process less stressful for the patient. Interior beds can be pushed together to create a double-wide mattress to accommodate the patient comfortably.
Special Needs Transportation Ensure Effective Transportation of Bariatric Patients?
Special Needs has years of experience in transporting patients with various health problems. Where, we have successfully transported bariatric patients weighing up to 700 lbs, stable, critical, and those dependants on ventilators.
We can arrange for safe bariatric transportation, with the required facilities on a 24-hour notice. Provision for the capable ground ambulance to assist bariatric patients en route to and from facilities is also available. Our 24/7 support team is fully responsive and can provide information and clarity on the condition of a patient to their loved ones.
Having hands-on experience in treating and transporting bariatric patients has enabled our teams to understand the emotional and physical needs of such patients.
We have added some unique features to our planes in order to facilitate a stress-free boarding process and comfortable transportation of bariatric patients in Florida. Depending on the condition of the patient, we allow at least one family member to travel with the patient.