Points for ceiling lifts for the home

Universal/accessible design of the home from an occupational therapy and a construction perspective. This blog is part of a quest for cool, convenient, functional design that makes life safer, easier, and as maintenance-free as possible. It's about the lifestyle.
  1. Positioning much easier with ceiling lift than floor mounted lift.
  2. Floor mounted lifts have troubles with carpets and fitting under a bed frame.
  3. Ceiling lifts do not have these two major concerns.
  4. If you are planning to use a portable ceiling lift then the weight of the lifting unit will be a key point in selecting the correct lift.
  5. Manual ceiling lifts are used where a care giver slides client along rail.
  6. Motorized ceiling lifts allows independent transfers by end user.
  7. Ceiling lifts can be used with walking sling.
  8. Track can go through doorway by suspending track below header or by cutting into door header to accomodate track.
information found at: http://www.silvercross.com/ceilinglifts.html

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