Mobile hoists are an important tool for the care provider in helping to reduce muscular and skeletal injuries. They help provide safe, dependable solutions that are ergonomically sound for the carer to work with and comfortable and reassuring for the user being lifted. They offer flexibility and can be moved around from location to location.
Careful consideration should be taken when choosing a mobile hoist, a full risk assessment must be carried out to ensure the hoist is the correct solution that meets your requirements. Things to consider, environment, furniture being used around or under, lifting height, weight of the user, carers physical ability to maneuver the hoist and patient. There are two types of mobile hoists, passive and active.
UNI-HOIST GRADUATE 160
The Graduate 160 mobile patient lift from Uni-Hoist is one of the most compact in its class without compromising on lifting height. The newly designed mast brings the user into the centre of the hoist reducing the efforts in maneuvering the hoist. The design of the push handle not only houses the control box safely and without hindrance but is positioned to promote the force pushing through the carers wrist without strain. It is easy to operate in small spaces and especially suited for home care and small nursing homes that have infrequent lifting needs.
The Advance mobile patient lift from Oxford is one of the most functional and stylish in its class today. It is especially suited to home care and small nursing environments where space sometimes is simply not available.
The Oxford Presence is a heavy-duty mobile patient lift, competent enough to handle almost any patient-handling task. An all-round performer that gives you more than you expect! Ideal for the long term care and heavy use environments.
Guldmann mobile lifter is a heavy-duty mobile patient lift, competent enough to handle almost any patient-handling task. An all-round performer that gives you more than you expect! Ideal for the long term care and professional environments. The GL5 lifter is available as two different models, with lifting capacities of 155 and 205 kg, respectively. Both models feature electric width adjustment and electric lifting. The hoist is equipped with latest technology that provides access to statistics via SIC (service information console) showing:
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