TOP 5 PATIENT LIFTERS FOR SENIORS AND DISABLED INDIVIDUALS

TOP 5 PATIENT LIFTERS _ ILS

Lifting an elderly person or an invalid manually can put a strain on both parties, eventually, it will result in either back pain or other injuries. Patient lifters come in useful when transferring patients from one place to another, making it easier and comfortable for both the patient and the caregiver. Independent Living Specialists has a wide array of slings, hoists and other lifting devices suitable for various needs of the patients. Specially sourced from well-known brands, all these products are strong and manufactured strictly for better comfort and safety.

Benefits

Primarily, patient lifts were manufactured to assist caregivers but it is now being used to assist in basic rehabilitation and performing clinical procedures. In addition to providing comfort to the patient, it assures greater safety due to fall preventions and reduction in bruises and skin injuries.

Therapeutic benefits are a speedy foundation of passive weight-bearing movements and training to move. Prevention of a distortion of a muscle is also a likely benefit. Further, a patient’s analytic result and complete care of the patient can be improved with this easy lifting process by the caregiver.

Products

Independent Living Specialists has some of the best patient lifting products in all their stores Australia wide.

Patient transfer walk belt, general purpose sling with head support, Pivot sling, stand up sling and Scaleo compact Poweo patient lifter are the top five patient lifts available at ILS.

Patient Transfer Walk belt

The patient transfer walk belt is slip resistant and soft padded. It is a product of the Royale brand and available in two sizes. It helps the caregiver to safely transfer a patient comfortably. Made out of heavy-duty fabric for utmost safety, stitched twice, with highly clear hand grips, slip-resistant lining inside to reduce belt from slipping and improved edging to guarantee durability.

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General Purpose Sling with Head Support

This product from Invacare is available in five sizes in many fabrics or mesh. There is also a provision to easily remove clothing for toilet transfers. Preferable for less secure patients’ toilet transfers.

Invacare General Purpose Sling

Pivot Sling

This sling is a product from Invacare and available in five sizes with a choice of fabric or mesh. A patient could be lifted in either a sitting or lying position in this sling. Its capability of positioning a patient in a sitting position really helps accurate seating. It is recommended for general lifting which includes floor lifting.

Pivot Sling

Stand Up Sling

This Invacare product has been designed to lift a patient with ease from a seated to a standing position. It supports the patient from the waist to the shoulder with provision to move the arms freely to enable the hands to reach and naturally grip the support rails when the patient rises.

It is recommended for patients who are having weight issues and it is available in two types depending on whether the lifter is a loo or keyhole attachment.

Standup Sling

Scaleo Compact Poweo Patient Lifter with 4 Point Spreader

This French product is light and foldable and usable in home care and nursing home. It is very easy to use and could lift a patient from the floor equipped with mechanical and electrical emergency lowering, the mechanical opening of the legs, transportable and the low base is suitable to fit under wheelchairs, beds or bathtubs.

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Learn more about our range of patient lifters.

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BEST FOLD UP MOBILITY SCOOTERS

BENEFITS OF PORTABLE HOIST

Being mobile and independent is the key to keep aging at bay. A foldable mobility scooter is the best answer for elderly people who enjoy traveling and has an active lifestyle. This type of scooter could be transported easily in a car boot due to its foldable capacity or quick disassembling.
Independent Living Specialists has a wide range of foldable mobility scooters in their stores Australia wide with some being the best available throughout the country.

Benefits:

Benefits of a folding mobility scooter are manifold and it is not restricted to only the elderly. Since most of these devices are lightweight, it is easy to be stored in a closet or carried around in a car boot. However, these lightweight scooters should only be ridden by a person weighing a maximum of 300 to 320 lbs. Some devices are equipped with a lithium battery which is durable and long lasting. A person who requires a mobility scooter with special features and design should consider purchasing a folding mobility scooter.

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Products:

S19 Quest deluxe folding mobility travel scooter, Scout portable mobility scooter, Scout Quattro mobility scooter, and Genie plus travel mobility scooter automatic folding are some of the best foldable mobility scooters available at ILS.

S19 Quest Deluxe Folding Mobility Travel Scooter

Pride S19 Portable Travel Mobility Scooter
This is the best foldable mobility scooter and an extremely lightweight product equipped with a lithium battery for a bigger drive range. It is foldable in a simple movement and needs very little space once folded to be carried around home or outside. This Pride brand product is one of the leading ultra-lightweight mobility scooters.
It weighs only 27.3kg and could be taken on overseas vacations and approved by airlines as a wheelchair without affecting luggage allowance. The lithium battery is safe for flight as it is MSDS certified.

Scout Portable Mobility Scooter

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The Scout portable mobility scooter is the Drive Medical brand’s first mini mobility scooter inclusive of delta bars as the next generation splitting mechanism and many other new features. This scooter is best suited for both indoor and outdoor use excluding rough outdoor areas. Further, it is guaranteed to offer comfort, style, performance, and reliability.

Scout Quattro Mobility Scooter

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This product has deluxe cushioned seating with stitching and shapely wide armrests for an easygoing ride and besides its comfort, it has the next generation Drive splitting mechanism for effortless storage and transportation. Its special feature is a swivel seat for easy transportation.

Genie plus Travel Mobility Scooter Automatic Folding

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This automatic folding scooter is an uncommon product created to provide the most excellent experience for the user. It is a fully automated electronic scooter that folds and unfolds easily as and when required. The special remote control operation feature is capable of maneuvering the device conveniently. Equipped with a lithium battery it can carry a maximum weight of 136kg. It could be easily stored in an automobile for transporting. It weighs only 25 kg and allowed on airlines and cruise lines without affecting luggage allowance.
All aged care equipment and disability aids are offered at a special price and delivered free for online customers Australia wide.

TYPES OF MOBILITY SCOOTERS

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Mobility scooters are available in various models and sizes to suit the requirement of the customer. Although each scooter is different from another, considering the range of mobility scooters available at Independent Living Specialists, finding the perfect scooter will be an easy task for the customers.

3 or 4 wheel mobility scooters

Customers can decide on the scooter depending on the nature of their disability. A 3-wheel scooter’s manoeuvrability is excellent due to its tight turning radius and 4-wheel scooters are stable and safe when ridden over uneven surfaces.

Independent Living Specialists has a wide range of 3 or 4wheel mobility scooters in their stores Australia wide with a free delivery option for online customers.

3-Wheel Mobility Scooters

Pride Sports Rider mobility scooter and Easy rider mobility scooter 2 x 75S-H are two
top-selling 3 wheel mobility scooters available at ILS.

4-Wheel Mobility Scooters

Pride Quest Deluxe folding mobility travel scooter, Scout Sports Quattro mobility scooter with all round suspension and GOGO LX mobility scooter with CTS suspension are 3 of the most popular 4-wheel mobility scooters of ILS.

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Boot Scooters

Scooters that are portable to be transported around are generally known as boot scooters. These type of scooters are favored by many people due to its small size, making it suitable for transport and storage. This device can also be dismantled in quick time without any tools.

These are ideal for indoor use and outdoor pavements. The maximum speed of 4mph makes it easy to control and it’s generally ideal for those who intend to make short journeys.

Scout Sports Quattro mobility scooter with all round suspension, GoGo LX mobility scooter with CTS suspension and S19 Quest deluxe folding mobility travel scooter are some of the popular portable/boot scooters available at ILS.

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Mid-Sized Scooters

Mid-sized scooters are a little bigger and stronger than boot scooters. It is more comfortable and equipped with larger batteries due to its larger size, resulting in being able to travel further in between charges. These scooters could be used on the road legally and would, therefore, be required to be registered with DVLA and a ‘nil value’ tax disc should be displayed.

Envoy 4plus Mobility scooter, Pathrider ES10 mobility scooter,140XL Pathrider mobility scooter are some of the popular mid-size scooter available at ILS.

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Road Scooters

This scooter has been manufactured for people requiring to use a scooter for longer travelling. This device is much bigger and more powerful than the other scooters with speed reaching up to 8mph, limited to 4mph on pavement travelling.

Pegasus Mobility Metro scooter, Shoprider rain rider mobility scooter, Envoy 8 plus mobility scooter are some of the popular road scooters available at ILS.

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Independent Living Specialists has a wide range of scooters to meet any customer’s requirement and budget in all their stores Australia wide with free delivery facility for online customers.

BATH AIDS UNDER $500

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Maintaining a person’s independence and privacy in the confinement of the bathroom is the most important fact of an elderly or disabled person and the availability of bath and shower aids have proven to be an important aspect of their lives.

The type of bath aid that will suit a person depends on the nature of the disability or age. Independent Living Specialist caters for many people with their large selection of bath and shower aids to meet anyone’s requirement. The equipment varies from simple grab rails to shower chairs and some priced below $500 to meet the budget of the customer. These products have been carefully selected from highly reputed brands for user’s comfort, safety and durability.

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Products

Myco Swivel Bath Seat, Royale portable shower tray, Premium Bariatric shower chair and heavy-duty transfer bench are some of the bath aids priced below $500 for customer’s benefit.

Myco Swivel Bath Seat

This product is priced at $445.99 enabling easy transition from standing to a bathing position. The seat is lockable while being transferred or bathing and the holes in the moulded plastic seat drain the water away from the seated area and the frame is kept firmly in position with the non-slip rubber feet. It is available mild or stainless steel completed in a powder coated finish.

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Royale Portable Shower Tray

This vinyl coated shower tray is priced at $349.99, making showering very easy and safe. It could be placed on top of an existing drain hole or over an open drain hole by connecting the hose to the side of the passage. It can also be used with a standing shower chair for those who are immobile. The device is foldable easily into a carry bag, permitting quick storage and trouble-free portability. Instructions are printed on the carry bag and hose is included with the product.

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Premium Bariatric Shower Chair

Priced at $349.99, this chair has been manufactured with aluminium pinched tubing. It is heavy duty and low maintenance bath aid. The modern “S” bend design gives extra space for the user to fit in between the armrest. The very light aluminium frame is also fitted with rubber suction tips for more strength and safety and is capable of safely accommodating a person up to 280kg. The seat is perforated for drainage and finished with a thicker durable powder coat to prevent being scratched.

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Heavy Duty Transfer Bench

This device is priced at $299.99 and equipped with a structured, comfortably moulded backrest and the surface of the seat is anti-slip with holes for water drainage. It is manufactured with an aluminium frame including an adjustable height with ½’ increments. The backrest of the bench could be adjusted easily and the side arm/seat handles give extra support in transition. This equipment helps people who find it difficult to step over bathtub walls. The backrest and armrest are equipped with detent knobs and stainless steel spring pins for easy assembling.

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All products and other aged care equipment are available at ILS stores Australia wide and delivered free for online customers.

THE BEST MOBILITY BATH AIDS

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Mobility bath aids play a great role when it comes to assisting the elderly and those with limited mobility to hold on to their independence and privacy in the bathroom. Various equipment has been invented to suit different people according to their requirement.

Independent Living Specialists has a great range of bath aids appropriate for any type of disability. All the products have been sourced from well-known brands such as Care Quip, Ausmedic, Sunrise Medical, K Care and many others especially chosen to keep the user’s comfort, safety and durability in mind.

Benefits

The main concern when there is an elderly or immobile person around the house is when the bathroom floor is slippery when wet and it poses a threat to the users. With the introduction of many bath aids, the risks of injury or falls could be avoided to a great extent.

 

Grab Bars

This product gives the strength to hold on to when entering or exiting the bath area. It also gives additional support if you are in the shower and need some support to move.

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Adjustable Bath and Shower Chair

A shower chair is ideal for a person who prefers to sit while showering. A product with non-slip rubber feet is the best as it is safe and also protects the bath area from scratches and dents. The legs of the most shower chairs are adjustable and fit into most bathtubs.

Premium Heavy Duty Shower Chair

Products

Bath Board, Bath Chair, Bath Rail-Tub Mount, Deltis Standard Bath Life and Cosby Bath Board are some of the fast-moving bath aids available in all stores of Independent Living Specialists Australia wide.

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The bath seat is one of the most frequently used mobility aids and it is known to increase the safety and security of the user at the time of having a bath. It also provides many health benefits pertaining to alleviating sprained and sore muscles, and easing stress.

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Shower Chair-Bariatric

This chair has suction-cup legs which secure the chair in the bath area. Manufactured with a strong aluminium frame to prevent rusting and fixed additional strength.

Bariatric Shower Chair

Bath Rail-Tub Mount

This bath rail is a steel powder coated product and fastens directly on to the side of most bathtubs and adjustable too. Users up to 100kg could use this and it helps a person to get in and out of the bath.

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Bath Lift –Deltis Standard

This is a product that makes getting in and out of the bath easy. It comes in two separate parts for easy installation, dismantling and transporting. The best quality parts used in its manufacture guarantee the maximum safety and comfort without any servicing required.

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The Cosby Bath Board

This is another product that contributes towards a secure seating area for bathing and showering. The shapely guided exterior drains water away from the seating area. This bath board has 4 adjustable feet to suit most baths and moulded plastic used in the manufacture supports its comfort and durability.

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Above products are delivered free for online customers.