Patient lifting device

Sling selector tool

The Oxford Sling Selector Tool

Oxford Slings Joerns Healthcare has an extensive range of moving and handling products. This is to ensure we support as many individuals as possible with the correct, most suitable equipment. We have one of the industry’s widest ranges of patient slings, facilitating various tasks, patient needs and environments. From toileting slings through to standing and […]

Compact Hoist

The Oxford Advance – Compact Folding Hoist

Mobile hoists offer a wide range of benefits. They are a valuable backup for when an overhead hoist isn’t available, or when structural needs cannot be satisfied. A compact folding hoist can also open up more opportunities for the user. This helps to allow them to travel outside of the confines of their own home. […]

Oxford Journey Stand Aid

The Oxford Journey Stand Aid

Oxford Journey Stand Aid | Here at Joerns, we are one of the world’s leading suppliers of patient handling and rehabilitation equipment. Patients and caregivers have the dedication from Joerns Healthcare to help offer the highest levels of support. The home of Oxford Hoist, alongside many other established brands. Our lifting solutions are used in […]

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 […]

stand aid

Active Stand Aids: A Patient Journey

Joerns Healthcare is one of the world’s leading suppliers of patient handling and rehabilitation products. We are the home of Oxford Hoist, a leading name in the design and manufacture of leading patient handling solutions. We provide an extensive range of lifting solutions, including stand aids, often referred to as active style hoists. They demand […]

Toileting Slings

Toileting Slings: Minimising the Risks

In any moving and handling situation, it is imperative to assess and mitigate any risks to both patient and carer provider. This is especially important when using lift and sling combinations. And even more so when electing to use a toileting or hygiene sling. As the associated risks are often much higher. Related: Portable Hoists: Travelling […]

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 […]