hoists

Oxford Presence Heavy-duty Hoist

The Oxford Presence Heavy-Duty Hoist

The care sector uses hoists a lot and is one of the most common pieces of equipment. If it’s in a hospital, a care home, or in someone’s own home, hoists can help provide a comfortable and relaxing experience. Especially for those who require extra care and support with their mobility. Hoists can provide vital […]

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Swimming Pools: Access For Everyone

Protecting Disabled People From Discrimination The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA), was introduced in the UK to stop the discrimination that many disabled people were facing. The act meant that disabled people had new rights of access. For things such as: goods, services, education, employment, transport, and accommodation. As the act developed, more rules were […]

Types of Hoists | hoist servicing

Types of Hoists | Floor Hoist or Ceiling Hoist: Important Considerations

All types of hoists help to transfer people from one place to another when they no longer have the required mobility to stand and move safely, otherwise. They are designed to help facilitate lifting and transfer activity by reducing the effort required on behalf of both the carer and patient. When it comes to selecting […]

Types of Hoists | hoist servicing

LOLER: A Guide to Hoist Servicing & Maintenance

Patient handling solutions are used to decrease the risk of injury to both the patient and the caregiver. However, with this assistive equipment and the procedures for using it, there remains an element of risk. During moving and handling tasks, patient and carer safety is critical. Using faulty, unsafe or unsuitable equipment can lead to […]

Portable Hoists: Travelling Outside the Confines of the Home

Sometimes people require help to move or transfer from one position to another. This can become especially difficult outside of the home and often presents further challenges. Manual lifting and handling can place a severe strain on the person assisting, whether friend, family or care professional. As well as placing the individual requiring assistance at […]