Tips & advice for patient lifts
Choosing the right sling size
The table below may serve as a guide for choosing the right sling size.
Which lifting system should I choose that is appropriate for professional use?
Use the Handi-Move 15 criteria checklist.
Lift manually or use a patient lift?
In the long run, a lifting system has more advantages...
What is a patient lift?
To move people with reduced mobility. To prevent excessive physical strain on the caregivers.
Supporting the body: choosing the right sling
The type of sling, the choice of a certain type of material and the choice of size depend on the person to be lifted.
3 lift system types for transfers
Ceiling lifts, mobile lifts and permanently mounted lifts...
History of the mobile patient lift or “steel nurse”
The first mobile patient lift was developed in the 40s...
Self-transferring vs transferring with an attendant
The benefits of self-transferring with the Handi-Move® Body Support...
Checklist for the correct and safe use of a patient lift
25 tips for caregivers and users...