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Modifying a Home for a Senior

September 19th, 2017|Elevators|

Most seniors want to live independently for as long as they can. Moving into a nursing home or assisted living center, or moving in with children or other relatives, may make sense for any number of reasons, but one must take into account the senior's self-esteem. Very few seniors are comfortable in situations where they [...]

Walker or Rollator Which is Better Choice?

August 18th, 2017|Wheelchair Lifts|

Buying a Walker or RollatorMany people think that Walkers and Rollators are the same item, but in reality they are two different types of equipment. Although they are both used to aid those with mobility issues with walking, the two go about it using different means. This article will explain what factors should go into [...]

Brain Controlled Wheelchair

August 13th, 2017|Wheelchair Lifts|

It may appear to be a fair tale to know that researchers in Toyota, Japan have successfully created a Brain Machine Interface, BMI, for controlling the movement of a wheelchair. First time when someone sees this onlooker is awe-stuck. It may look like a magic. It is one of the most impressive inventions of this [...]

The Benefits Of Wheelchair Lifts

August 12th, 2017|Wheelchair Lifts|

Wheelchair lifts, as the name suggests, are devices to lift people in wheelchair up a flight of steps or even a single step. In the latter case the wheelchair ramp is the less expensive and more feasible solution. Also called platform lifts, wheelchair lifts are also used in wheelchair accessible vans and other vehicles. Here [...]

How To Choose A Lift Repair Company

July 9th, 2017|Elevators|

Lifts have become an essential item for every multi storey building. They require repair and maintenance at regular intervals. Lift repair and maintenance is a critical task and should only be handled by experts. If you own a building that has elevators, it is very important to hire competent professionals for the job. Hiring professionals [...]

On Pneumatic Elevators

July 8th, 2017|Elevators|

Elevators for use in residential buildings and small commercial spaces come in four principal types -- hydraulic, winding drum, counterweight and pneumatic lift. All of them have several pros and cons but the last one is undoubtedly the most interesting of the group. Known for their bullet-like shape and unique glass exteriors, pneumatic lifts provide [...]

Phones for the Elderly – A How To Buy Guide

July 4th, 2017|Wheelchair Lifts|

When is a phone not just a phone? When special needs are involved the purpose and use of the phone changes. First consider the type - you can choose from corded, or uncorded. I recommend that the elderly have at least one phone in their home that is a corded phone. This generation grew up [...]

The Differences Between Manual Handling and Patient Handling – Train the Trainer Courses

June 25th, 2017|Elevators|

Increasingly, employers are sending members of staff on train the trainer courses that focus on either manual handling or patient handling methods. These courses are growing in popularity as they allow businesses to have their very own top quality instructors after just a few days training, who can in turn train others, saving the need [...]