hospital curtain tracks

KSh 1,100.00

Hospital curtains and tracks There are various types of hospital curtain tracks available, each with its advantages and suitability for different situations. Here’s a breakdown of some common options: Straight Ceiling Tracks These are the most common types of ceiling curtain tracks. They are a versatile type of track system used in healthcare facilities. Straight […]


Hospital curtains and tracks

There are various types of hospital curtain tracks available, each with its advantages and suitability for different situations.

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Here’s a breakdown of some common options:

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Straight Ceiling Tracks

These are the most common types of ceiling curtain tracks. They are a versatile type of track system used in healthcare facilities.

Straight ceiling hospital curtain track

Installation is relatively straightforward, involving screwing or anchoring the track into the ceiling. This generally requires basic DIY skills and tools like a drill, screwdriver, and level.

Straight tracks are suitable for various situations in hospitals due to their versatility. In the General patient wards, they provide basic privacy separation between beds. In the Examination rooms, they offer privacy for consultations and examinations. Other areas that can be used are corridors, waiting areas, and other spaces requiring basic privacy solutions.

Curved Ceiling Tracks

Curved hospital curtain ceiling tracks offer a distinct flexibility advantage over their straight counterparts. They can bend around corners, follow curved walls, and create privacy enclosures in irregular spaces. Here’s a closer look at this versatile track system:

What are they?

Curved ceiling tracks are made of bendable materials like PVC or aluminum with built-in steel reinforcement. This allows them to be shaped according to your specific needs, creating L-shaped, U-shaped, or even circular enclosures.

Curved ceiling hospital curtain track
How are they installed?

Installing curved tracks requires slightly more effort than straight tracks. The basic steps involved are planning the curve, bending the track, mounting the track, and finally the curtain. You measure and mark the desired track path on the ceiling. Then follow the manufacturer’s instructions on safely bending the track sections to achieve the desired shape. Secure the track to the ceiling using screws or anchors, ensuring proper alignment with the planned curve. Then finally attach the curtains to the track using hooks or gliders, ensuring smooth movement along the curved path.

Where are they used?

Curved tracks are particularly useful in these situations in Isolation rooms, recovery rooms, and in areas with curved walls. They can create a complete enclosure for infectious patients. They can offer privacy around individual beds or specific equipment in intensive care units. In the Recovery rooms, they can provide privacy and a sense of personal space for patients.

 And they can seamlessly follow the walls, in areas with curved walls, maximizing space and maintaining privacy.


Curved curtain ceiling tracks can adapt to irregular spaces and offer flexible privacy solutions. Compared to straight tracks, they can create a more visually appealing look in certain settings. And they can maximize space in areas with limited dimensions or curved walls.

Wall-Mounted Tracks

Wall-mounted hospital curtain tracks offer a space-saving alternative to ceiling tracks, particularly when ceiling access is limited or impractical. Here’s a detailed look at these versatile track systems:

What are they?

Unlike their ceiling counterparts, wall-mounted tracks are installed directly on the walls, usually above doorways or patient beds. They are typically made of aluminum or PVC, ensuring durability and ease of cleaning.

 Wall mounted curtain track

How are they installed?

Installation involves securely fixing mounting brackets to the wall using screws or anchors. The track slides onto these brackets and can be easily removed for cleaning or maintenance. Depending on the complexity of the system, installation might require basic DIY skills or professional assistance.

Where are they used?

Wall-mounted tracks are ideal for several situations. These include doorways, smaller spaces, emergency rooms, and treatment areas. They are helpful when working with existing infrastructure or architectural limitations in areas with limited ceiling access.

For the doorways, they create a privacy separation between corridors and patient rooms. And are suitable for confined areas where ceiling installation is challenging.

They offer quick and flexible privacy solutions for specific procedures in emergency rooms and treatment areas.


Wall-mounted tracks don’t occupy ceiling space, making them ideal for saving space in smaller rooms or areas with low ceilings. At the same time, compared to ceiling tracks, installation is often simpler and less time-consuming.

Removing and cleaning the tracks is easier due to their wall-mounted position. You can use them in various locations and adapt them to existing layouts.

When ceiling installation is impractical, wall-mounted tracks offer an alternative.

 Wall mounted hospital curtain track

They are often made of aluminum or PVC, but you can also find them in heavier-duty materials like steel for sturdiness.

Installation requires secure mounting brackets fixed to the wall. And they are Suitable for Smaller spaces, doorways, or situations where ceiling access is limited.

Recessed Tracks

Recessed hospital curtain tracks offer a sleek and aesthetically pleasing solution for privacy needs in healthcare facilities. Unlike their visible counterparts, these tracks sit discreetly within the ceiling grid, creating a clean and seamless appearance.

What are they?

Recessed tracks are specifically designed to fit within the grid ceiling system commonly found in hospitals. They are typically made of lightweight aluminum for ease of integration and installation. Their hidden placement creates a minimalist and unobtrusive look, enhancing the overall design of the space.

How are they installed?

Installing recessed tracks requires specialized expertise and tools. The process typically involves preparing the ceiling grid, leveling and alignment, and hanging the curtain.

Professionals create openings within the grid to accommodate the track dimensions. The track sections are carefully inserted into the grid and secured with specialized clips or brackets. Precision adjustments ensure the track runs perfectly horizontally and aligns seamlessly with the existing grid. Curtains with compatible hanging mechanisms are attached to the track, gliding smoothly within the recessed system.

Where are they used?

Recessed track design design complements modern high-end healthcare settings.  They are perfect for lobbies, waiting areas, and corridors Areas requiring a clean and unobtrusive look. And they offer a discreet and visually appealing privacy solution.

Their hidden design minimizes dust accumulation and promotes easy cleaning in Surgical suites and sterile environments.


Recessed tracks provide a refined and unobtrusive look, enhancing the overall aesthetics of the space. Their hidden placement minimizes dust accumulation and facilitates easier cleaning, crucial in sterile environments.

Aluminum construction ensures durable robust tracks that withstand regular use and cleaning. They utilize existing ceiling space without sacrificing headroom, promoting space optimization.

These tracks are installed within the ceiling, creating a clean and unobtrusive Discreet appearance.

Recessed hospital curtain track

Typically made of lightweight aluminum for ease of installation and integration with the ceiling, Installation Requires expertise. And specialized tools for cutting and fitting the track into the ceiling grid. They are suitable for high-end medical facilities or areas where aesthetics are a priority.

Motorized Tracks

Motorized hospital curtain tracks offer a technological leap in convenience and flexibility for privacy solutions in healthcare settings. These innovative systems eliminate the need for manual curtain manipulation, improving efficiency and enhancing patient and staff experience.

What are they?

Motorized tracks incorporate electric motors within the track system, allowing curtains to open and close automatically with the press of a button or even through voice commands. They often come with remote controls or can be integrated with building automation systems.

How are they used?

The applications for motorized tracks are diverse:

They provide patients with effortless control over their privacy, promoting autonomy and dignity in patients’ rooms.

In Intensive care units, staff can easily adjust curtains around beds for patient monitoring and procedures.

Motorized tracks minimize contact with curtains, reducing the risk of cross-contamination. Automatic curtain movement maintains sterility and enhances. They provide controlled access and privacy in busy corridors and doorways.


The convenience of effortless curtain operation benefits both patients and staff, saving time and reducing physical exertion. Minimizing manual contact with curtains reduces the risk of spreading germs and infections enhancing hygiene. And patients with limited mobility can easily control their privacy, fostering independence and comfort. Did you know that motorized tracks can be programmed to open automatically in emergencies, facilitating rapid evacuation?

The Modern and sleek designs contribute to a sophisticated and contemporary look in healthcare facilities.

These tracks use electric motors to open and close the curtains automatically, ideal for situations where manual operation is difficult.

Motorized curtain track
  • Material: Similar to other tracks, but with added components for the motor and electrical system.
  • Installation: Requires professional expertise due to the electrical connection and programming of the motor.
  • Suitable for: Intensive care units, recovery rooms, or areas where patient mobility is limited.

Motorized hospital curtain tracks represent a significant advancement in patient and staff experience, offering enhanced convenience, hygiene, and accessibility. While the higher cost and technical complexity require careful consideration, the benefits of these systems can be substantial in specific healthcare settings. Consulting with a healthcare facility design professional or a specialized supplier can help you determine if motorized tracks are the right choice for your needs and ensure efficient and successful implementation.

Remember, the best hospital curtain track for your specific needs depends on factors like room layout, privacy requirements, budget, and installation feasibility. Consulting a healthcare facility design professional or a curtain track supplier can help you choose the appropriate solution.

Installation of hospital curtain tracks

The most technical part of the installation of hospital curtains is the installation of the hospital curtain tracks. Whether you can install hospital curtain tracks yourself depends on several factors:

Your Skill Level

If you’re comfortable using tools like a drill, screwdriver, and level, and can follow clear instructions, installing curtain tracks and hanging curtains is likely manageable.

But you may require advanced skills or knowledge of electrical wiring(for motorized tracks). In such cases, seek professional installation.

Ceiling Type and Track System

Drywall ceilings and simple track systems are generally the easiest to tackle yourself. But Concrete ceilings, suspended ceilings, or complex track systems might require specialized tools or knowledge, making professional installation safer and more efficient.

Time and Resources

Do you have the time and patience to learn and install the curtains carefully? Professionals can complete the job quickly and efficiently. And if you do not have access to the necessary tools and materials renting or purchasing specific tools might not be cost-effective for occasional use.

Safety Considerations

Working at heights, drilling into ceilings, and handling electrical components can be risky for you. If you’re unsure about safety procedures or comfortable working at heights, professional installation ensures the job is done safely.

Ultimately, the decision comes down to your comfort level, skills, and the specific installation complexity. If you’re unsure, consulting a professional curtain installer for an assessment can help determine the best approach for your situation.

Remember, prioritizing safety and achieving a secure, functional curtain installation is key. If you have any doubts, professional help can ensure a smooth and worry-free process.

I hope this clarifies the considerations involved and helps you make an informed decision!

Installation Checklist: Tools and Materials

Installing hospital curtain tracks, particularly ceiling tracks, requires specific tools and materials to ensure a smooth and secure process. Here’s a comprehensive checklist to guide you:

Essential Tools

  1. You need a sturdy stepladder tall enough to reach the ceiling comfortably is crucial. Opt for one with a wide base for stability.
  2. And you’ll need a drill with appropriate masonry or concrete drill bits depending on your ceiling material.
  3. A screwdriver that matches the screw-head of your track mounting hardware is also necessary.
  4. Tape measure and pencil are essential for accurate measurements and marking drill points.
  5. And l level ensures that you install the track perfectly horizontally.
  6. A utility knife will come in handy for cutting the curtains to size if needed.
  7. While a rubber mallet is ideal for gently tapping track components into place.
  8. Pliers can help hold or adjust track components.

Optional Tools

If you’re unsure about the location of ceiling joists for sturdier mounting, a stud finder can be helpful. And always prioritize safety by wearing protective gear when drilling and handling tools.


Choose a track system compatible with your cubicle curtains and ceiling type. The specific hardware will depend on your track system, typically including screws, anchors, and drywall plugs. Ensure the curtains are the right size and type for your track system and desired level of privacy. Curtain hooks or gliders connect the cubicle curtains to the track for smooth movement.

By following this checklist and using the appropriate tools and materials, you can install your hospital cubicle curtains and ceiling tracks securely and efficiently. Remember, prioritizing safety and precision is key to a successful outcome.

Additional information

Dimensions 1 × 2.8 cm


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