Every day, an increasing number of seniors and disabled adults experience added peace of mind and more independence with assistive lift technology. They’ve discovered the many ways that bath lifts, stair lifts, and chair lifts can help reduce obstacles to mobility and make their lives easier.
The right lifting solution could possibly do the same for you.
Assistive Technology and Lifting Solutions Explained
Limited mobility or diminished strength and generalized weakness can turn bath time into a monumental task. For many, independent bathing is so troublesome that full baths are avoided altogether. However, a quality bath lift has the potential to make bathing less fearful, more relaxing and more secure.
What to look for: For added safety and comfort, you should choose a bath lift with suction cup feet for bathing stability and a convenient hand control for setting the perfect recline position. A wide, swivel seat is also ideal for simplified access and exiting. Some bath lifts are portable, lightweight and very easy to install. Designed to fit most standard tubs, this bath lift is one of the most versatile bath lifts available.
A stair lift is truly an innovation in home mobility. Stair lifts are an excellent solution for anyone who may be unable to walk up or down the stairs safely or unassisted in the house.
What to look for: If you choose a stair lift with an attached seat, look for one with a seat configuration that is height-adjustable, compact and folds up (so others in your house can use the stairs ). The ideal stair lift should also have a full backrest for maximum seated comfort. Our HOVERGlide® family of stair lifts fold tight against the wall when not in use, allowing others to easily use the stairs. Equipped with safety sensors that will stop the chair if it meets an obstruction, a quiet ride, our stair chair lifts are a prime choice for energy efficiency and safe riding performance.
Power wheelchair users can reap much benefit from the lift technology of a car chair lift. These lifts provide safe and convenient transport of a power chair or scooter when hitched onto the back of a vehicle. The loading platform of the lift may raise and lower electronically to give the power chair or mobility scooter a secure ride.
What to look for: The HOVERLIFT® for Vehicles is one of the lightest and most compact vehicle lifts you can find. It works by simply plugging the chair lift into your Hoveround power chair charging port. For extra ease-of-operation, this vehicle chair lift’s patent-pending design requires just two tie-down ratchets as opposed to four, making it quicker and easier for you to load than most other models.
Hoveround offers a range of mobility aids that effectively improve the lives of individuals with limited mobility. You, too, can realize the pleasure of a more independent life with our power lifting solutions.
This article is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace professional medical advice.