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Here you will find articles that focus on key aspects of manual handling including product use, training and education, along with opinion, expertise, advice and information on a wide range of industry challenges and topics. We hope you find the content engaging and useful.

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New Hoist for Sale Vs Used Mobility Hoists - Joerns Healthcare

New Vs Used: Why You Should Invest In New Patient Handling Equipment

Summary. Explore used mobility hoist for sale options or new hoists for sale at Joerns Healthcare, ensuring safety and quality in patient handling. With a range of hoists catering to various care needs, we provide professional advice to assist in finding the perfect fit for individual requirements, promoting both patient and caregiver safety.   Joerns […]

How to Use An Oxford Hoist: Safety Precautions

Using An Oxford Hoist: Safety Precautions

Summary. Learn how to use a hoist safely with Joerns Healthcare’s insightful guidance, ensuring both caregiver and patient safety during transfers. This resource provides step-by-step instructions on using a hoist, highlighting the importance of correct equipment choice, pre-use checks, and routine maintenance. Your safety is paramount, hence understanding the safe working load and ensuring a […]

Hoisting At Home: Domiciliary Care Equipment To Choose From

Hoisting At Home: The Options To Choose From

Summary. Joerns Healthcare, a leader in patient handling and rehabilitation equipment, provides high-quality domiciliary care equipment, including hoists for home use. We support individuals with mobility restrictions, ensuring independence and improving caregivers’ safety. Our range of equipment, such as the Oxford Classic and Professional lifts, offers safe and compact solutions for home care. Joerns Healthcare’s […]

oxford hoist history

Oxford Hoist: A Rich History

Summary. Oxford Hoist, with roots dating to the 1950s, has become a global healthcare brand. Originating from Headington Hill Hall, it was commercialised in 1955. The brand grew and transitioned through acquisitions by Parker Bath and Sunrise Medical before finding its home with Joerns Healthcare. Now, Oxford offers versatile patient lifting solutions.   Behind the […]

3 Top Choice Hoist Medical Patient Handling Equipment - Joerns - post acute care solutions

Patient Handling Solutions For Post-acute Care

Summary. Joerns Healthcare is a leading provider of post-acute medical equipment and care solutions. Our patient handling solutions, including hoist medical equipment, support patients and caregivers worldwide, ensuring high quality and reliable patient handling equipment. We offer various products such as the Oxford Journey, Oxford Presence, and Oxford Mermaid for different post-acute care needs.   […]

Oxford Stature

Oxford Stature: A Vertical Patient Lift With Extensive Lifting Range

Summary. We offer patient lifting solutions like the Oxford Stature vertical hoist. With a high maximum working load of 227kgs/35st and versatile lifting options, the Stature is designed for various patient transfers, ensuring safety and comfort. Explore their extensive range for suitable equipment.   Joerns Healthcare is one of the world’s leading providers of patient […]

Continually Supporting Acorns Children’s Hospice Charity - Joerns

Acorns Children’s Hospice: Supporting The Local Community

Summary. Joerns Healthcare partners with UK’s largest children’s hospice charity, Acorns, providing essential support through equipment donations, manual handling training, and fundraising initiatives like the annual Christmas raffle and 3 Peaks Challenge. Their collaboration enhances care for families facing life-limiting conditions, reflecting a shared commitment to community welfare.   Joerns Healthcare is one of the […]

Level 3 Moving & Handling Training For Carers - Joerns Healthcare - manual handling

Choosing Joerns For Your Level 3 Moving & Handling Training

Summary. Joerns Healthcare offers Level 3 Moving and Handling training for carers, enhancing their skills in patient handling and rehabilitation. The course, tailored for those aiding individuals with restricted mobility, covers safe equipment usage and practical moving techniques. By completing this training, carers and facilities improve safety and compliance, ensuring effective patient handling.   Joerns […]

oxford major 200 - Joerns Products

Versatile Lifting Solutions | Oxford Major 200

Summary. We showcase the Oxford Major 200 hoist, exemplifying versatility in patient lifting for nursing and acute care settings. The hoist, part of a broader range of Joerns products, supports a 200kg lifting capacity, ensuring safety and adaptability in different care environments. With ergonomic design and safety features, it encapsulates Joerns’ commitment to enhancing patient […]

residential care equipment - oxford advance hoist

Oxford Advance | Reaping The Benefits Of A Mobile Hoist

Summary. Joerns Healthcare, the home of Oxford Hoist, showcases the Oxford Advance Hoist – a versatile, space-saving mobile lift ideal for tight spaces in residential care equipment settings. Designed for various patient transfers, from bed to chair or floor to bed, this compact hoist is both functional and foldable. Dive into Joerns’ range for the […]

Switch Standing Transfer Aid

Active Stand Assist Solution | The Oxford Switch

Summary. Joerns Healthcare is a world leading supplier of patient handling and rehabilitation equipment, including our Switch, a standing transfer aid. We have spent decades designing solutions that truly enhance quality of life. As a result, we’ve earned an enviable reputation for high quality equipment that supports the rehabilitation and re-mobilisation of patients.   The […]

type of Hoist- ceiling hoist vs mobile hoist

Choosing A Fixed Ceiling Lift Over A Mobile Floor Lift

Summary. Deciding between ceiling hoist vs mobile hoist for patient care? Joerns Healthcare breaks down the benefits and challenges of each. Ceiling hoists offer ease of movement and efficient transfers, solving storage and space issues. Mobile hoists have their merits, but consider factors like carpet type. Explore various types of hoist for patients with Joerns […]

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