MOBILITY LIFT CHAIRS IN AUSTRALIA

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Independent Living Specialists is a forerunner in Australian aged care supplies and when it comes to mobility lift chairs, all their stores in Australia have a wide range of this aged care equipment.

Lift chairs in Australia are often referred in various names but the functions are all the same. Although it is generally termed as an adjustable lift aged care chair, age has no barrier for this device as people of all ages find it comfortable and relaxed when they use these electrically powered lift and recline chairs.

Customers have a choice of having a model of their choice tailor-made to suit their needs and depending on the brand, the chair could be covered in any fabric to blend with the room décor or match their preference.

Independent Living Specialists have some top branded lift chairs in Australia catering to a weight capacity of 100kg to above 200kg.

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Products

Days Healthcare, Drive Medical, K Care, Pride, Royale, SP Homecare and Top Form are the brands supplying lift chairs to Independent Living Specialists Australia to aid the elderly and disabled. Mayfair select recliner lift chair, Stella electric recliner lift chair and Pride C5 recliner lift chair are some of the popular fast moving lift chairs at Independent Living Specialists’ stores Australia wide.

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Health Benefits

A lift chair is a very helpful device for those with limited mobility and aids the elderly when it is difficult to rise out of a chair from a sitting position or sitting from a standing position, due to back pain or lack of muscle strength. In addition, the optional heat and massage features provide therapeutic treatment to users who have arthritis, stiff and sore joints and other issues.

Further, these aged care equipment are used for various other purposes too. The several adaptable positions of the lift chair comfortably accommodate many uses and some people prefer to sleep in their lift chairs due to these changeable positions. Some models can be reclined to a flat position, modified to different angles and elevations to increase comfort.  It is also the best answer for people who need to keep their legs elevated while seated or asleep.

The Configura® Comfort 1 Chair is a configurable chair designed to provide comfortable seating to users with mild to moderate postural requirements and to help reduce the formation of pressure ulcers. The functions of the chair will help transfer a user in and out of the chair.

The Configura® Comfort 1 Chair is a configurable chair designed to provide comfortable seating to users with mild to moderate postural requirements and to help reduce the formation of pressure ulcers. The functions of the chair will help transfer a user in and out of the chair.

A person who uses a lift chair generally does not need a caregiver to assist when sitting or standing as it aids in gaining back your freedom and prevent the risk of injury.

In contrast to normal seats which can be harmful to the body and joints, this aged care equipment is cool and assists in posture support. Due to its credible functions and design, the lift chair can lessen bony joint weariness and deterioration thereby helping in maintaining muscle tone and prevention of injury.

The Pride LC107 is one of Pride’s most versatile recliner lift chairs. The chair features an infinite position system allowing for a variety of comfort levels, from watching TV to sleeping. The LC107 is also an affordable and high quality recliner lift chair.

The Pride LC107 is one of Pride’s most versatile recliner lift chairs. The chair features an infinite position system allowing for a variety of comfort levels, from watching TV to sleeping. The LC107 is also an affordable and high quality recliner lift chair.

In order to maintain your posture and health, selecting a high quality and contributory lift chair from Independent Living Specialists is highly beneficial and whether it is obtained on hire, rent or outright purchase, ILS will be with their customers every hour of comfort with the best prices and reliable, friendly delivery service.

 

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AFFORDABLE MOBILITY AIDS IN AUSTRALIA

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A Mobility aid is a piece of equipment manufactured to assist people who have difficulty in moving themselves independently and enjoying freedom.

Incidentally, disability or mobility aids are used by the aged who are at risk of falling, those who have disabilities or injuries. These disability products provide many benefits to users in gaining their independence back, pain reduction and increasing their confidence and self-respect.

Mobility aid equipment is now available in the form of canes, walking aids, wheelchairs to lift chairs, and mobility scooters to meet the disability of the user.

Independent Living Specialists has affordable mobility aids in their stores Australia wide for the disabled and aged people.

Walking Aids

A walking stick or cane is an ideal disability aid for those who need less support to move around and conveniently priced from $19.99 to 99.99. Currently, this device is available in the market in a variety of material and designs to cater to various strengths. Independent Living Specialists provides an array of walking sticks and canes from heavy duty for the heavier persons to lightweight foldable canes/walking sticks for more support and walking sticks with wider bases for improved stability. In addition, the lightweight tripod stick with a seat has been specially designed to rest midway.

Independent Living Specialists assures that disability aids such as walking aids are available according to a person’s height, weight and environment, and mobility requirements. Although a simple but strong cane or walking stick is ideal for minimum support a walker frame or seat walker is favored by some users as it permits to move and stop to rest safely and independently. The most affordable mobility in this range is the folding walking frame with ball and rope priced at 99.99.

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Wheelchairs

A wide range of manual wheelchairs is now available at an affordable price for the disabled and aged people in all the stores of ILS. Those with limited mobility can easily get back their independence by using a wheelchair. ILS assures their best to select the correct wheelchair to suit the user’s physique, lifestyle, and budget ranging from lightweight to heavy duty. These disability products are procured from some of the well-known brands in the market. The most affordable wheelchair is the Ultra lightweight portable wheelchair priced at $239.99.

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Lift Chair

A lift chair is a mobility aid that suits people of all ages in addition to the elderly, although, it is usually referred to as an adjustable lift aged care chair. It provides great comfort, freedom, and relaxation and the most affordable lift chair available at ILS is the Mayfair Select electric recliner lift chair at a price of $798.99.

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Mobility Scooter

This disability equipment has been manufactured especially for people with disabilities to travel on a footpath, turfs or any other place they wish to go. The Scout portable economy mobile scooter is the most affordable mobility scooter available at ILS at a price of $1249.99.

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LIFTCHAIRS

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Although a lift chair resembles a normal reclining chair, most people are not aware of what a lift chair exactly does or who actually benefits from this device.

A lift chair has additional features than a normal reclining chair and it is considered as a medical equipment which can be used in an upright or reclined position with just a push of a switch. Its distinctness is that it has a powerful lifting system capable of triggering to tilting the base and back of the chair forward enabling the user to easily get into a standing position. The user is also able to operate the device by pushing buttons on a remote instead of using a lever or switch manually. These kinds of chairs are known in various terms but it all refer to the same chair. Most importantly, whether it is a Smokey Dawson, Lift homecare, medical lift, adjustable lift, or electrical lift it all refers to the same thing.

Lift chairs can be customized to suit your exact needs as it is available in different sizes and styles with many optional features.

Benefits of a Lift Chair

A lift chair is the best choice for anyone having difficulty transferring from a seated position to standing due to limited mobility or issues with balancing. In addition to assisting to simply standing up and sitting down its benefits are beyond limits. The optional feature of heat and massage provides therapeutic benefits to those with back pain, arthritis, stiff or sore joints, and many other related conditions. It could also be used for relaxing purposes such as watching television, read or exercise related activities. Some people even prefer to sleep on it rather than their bed due to the different positions available. Most lift chairs can be reclined to a flat position and also modified to different angles and elevated for better comfort. It is also the best solution for people who need to keep their feet elevated while seated or asleep.

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The Place to find a Lift Chair

Lift chairs are available at all stores of Independent Living Specialists Australia wide, tailor-made to suit any need of the user, even if it is a compact chair to fit into a tight space or larger twin motor chair for much stronger usage. The chair could also be covered in the available material according to the customer’s liking and room décor depending on the brand. ILS assures reliable, great pricing, and friendly delivery service whether it is on hire, rent or bought outright.

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Products

Independent Living Specialists has more than 30 lift chairs in their stores from some of the leading brands such as Days Healthcare, Drive Medical, K Care, Pride, Royale, S.M.Homecare and Topform. Furthermore, Mayfair select recliner electric chair, Stella electric recliner chair, and Pride C5 electric recliner chair are some of the most popular lift chairs available at ILS. The lift chairs available vary to suit persons weighing 100kgs to 225kgs. Online customers are provided free shipping to the door Australia wide.

A quiet and smooth three position single motor lift system. The Price C5 is an excellent choice for an affordable medium to large chaise lounger.

A quiet and smooth three position single motor lift system. The Price C5 is an excellent choice for an affordable medium to large chaise lounger.

LIFT CHAIRS BELOW $1000

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Lift chairs are generally known in various names but they all refer to the same device. Although it is often referred to as lift aged chairs, people of all ages are able to use these chairs to suit their immobility or handicap with boundless relaxation, comfort, freedom, and independence.

Independence Living Specialists have lift chairs to suit the budget of the users and some of the lift chairs are priced below $1000 to make it affordable.

Products

Mayfair Select electric recliner lift chair, Pride C5 electric lift chair, Pride C-101 electric recliner lift chair and Indiana recliner lift chair are some of the branded lift chairs priced below $1000, available at all stores of Independent Living Specialists’ stores Australia wide.

Mayfair Select Electric Recliner Chair

This chair is the most popular product of the Royale brand priced at $798.99. Its features include a perfectly comfortable 3 section waterfall backrest design for excellent relaxation and upper, middle and lower back brace. The quality foams and no sag springs used in manufacturing it provides absolute postural support. It is also fitted with backup power supply along with quality actuators and American branded mechanisms providing the chair with an effortless and safe operation.

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Pride C-5 Electric Lift Chair

This device is filled with very best features which include a frame of steel and armrests entirely cushioned and upholstered for extra relaxation. It is also fitted with a combined emergency battery backup. Currently priced at 896.99 for a limited time for online customers.

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Pride C-101 Electric Recliner Lift Chair

This lift chair is the best choice if you are looking for a medium to large couch idler. Cushioned full length with upholstered armrests in cocoa, fern or sandal suede and fitted with a combined emergency battery back-up inclusive of 10-year warranty on the strong frame and 2 years on all mechanisms and motor. Currently priced at a special price of $939.99 for online customers.

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Indiana Recliner Lift Chair

The Indiana recliner lift chair is priced at $999.99 giving an excellent value for your money. It is available in small to standard sizes for optimum comfort with color options of graphite, and mushroom. It has a full-length couch with a soft and comfortable seat and cushion at the back for added relaxation. This chair will rise and tilt user to the feet and can also be reclined to snooze position. Other features include a footrest that could be elevated, two button handset with safety feature and a weight capacity of 150kg.

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Some of these chairs could be re-cushioned in any material to suit the user’s taste and house décor. However, whether it is bought outright, hire or rent, ILS will provide a reliable and friendly delivery service. Online customers are provided free shipping and delivery to the door Australia wide.

Benefits

Although a lift chair is the best idea for those who have a problem transitioning from seated to standing position, its benefits are much more than assisting whilst sitting or standing up. This device could be utilized to engage in many recreational activities and also be used as a bed as most models can be reclined to a flat position.

What You Need To Know Before Purchasing The Perfect Lift Chair

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Becoming immobile and losing strength is a natural aging process and normal daily chores that were simple in the past become difficult to cope. Simple tasks such as sitting down and standing up will not be that easy especially when your legs are not as strong as they used to be. To overcome these issues and assist the elderly to get back their independence, lift chairs are the best alternative.
Independent Living Specialists has some of the best brands of power lift chairs specifically manufactured for the comfort and support of their customers.

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Guidelines

A lift chair is an up to date equipment manufactured to improve a person’s life and increase mobility. Although there is a wide range of lift chairs available in the market, the user should be aware that the final decision of selecting and purchasing the device is the sole responsibility of the user with assistance from a health care professional such as a doctor or physical therapist.
It is important to read the manual and follow instructions mentioned before trying to use the lift chair for the first time. In some instances, as per the medical conditions, it will become necessary to practice operating the lift chair in the presence of a family member or health care professional who has been trained in assisting the user to perform the day to day activities whilst operating the lift chair safely.

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Precautions and Safety

Lift chairs have been manufactured to give maximum comfort and service. Yet, it should not be modified, disable, add or remove any feature, part or function of the device. Unwarranted modifications could also nullify the device’s warranty.

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Weight Limitations

It is important to use a lift chair according to the weight of the user. Usually, the manufacturer will not hold themselves responsible for any injuries caused or damage to the device by not complying with instructions pertaining to weight constraints.

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Pinch/Crush/Hazards

The scissor and lift mechanism is defined as pinch/crush point hazards on your lift chair. Keep away from these areas and ensure the movement path is unblocked.

Electromagnetic and Radio-frequency interference

Laboratory tests have proved that electromagnetic and radio frequency interference could have an unfavorable effect on the device’s performance. Cellular phones, walkie-talkie, radio/TV stations, wireless computer links, microwave signals, and paging transmitters are some equipment that can cause damage to the control system of devices that are electrically powered. It is recommended to maintain a minimum distance of at least 3 meters between the lift chair and any handheld device that emits 10W or more power.

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The riser action will help reduce the stress which would normally occur on your joints and knees when you get up and down. A battery backup also ensures you are able to retain mobility in the event of a power outage.

Shipping and Delivery

It is recommended to ensure the delivery is fully intact before using the lift chair as some parts may be packed separately. If the delivery is not according to the specifications mentioned on the purchase, the dealer should be contacted immediately. In case the packaging or contents have been damaged during transportation, the delivery company in charge should be contacted.

Transporting by motor vehicle

When a lift chair is being transported in a motor vehicle, special care should be taken to ensure the individual parts are kept safe without slipping. The lift chair should also be secured from slipping and being damaged probably when the vehicle brakes due to a mishap.