What is an overhead lift?

A device to safely transfer someone with reduced mobility. Preventing excessive physical strain on the user and the caregivers.

 A overhead lift is a mechanical assistive device used in healthcare to move people with reduced mobility (physically handicapped).

Today, overhead lifts are often electrically controlled and they are primarily intended to prevent excessive physical strain on caregivers. The main purpose of the lifts is indeed the prevention of excessive physical strain and injuries to caregivers.

In addition, movements by means of an overhead lift are considered safer, easier and more dignified than transferring using muscle strength.


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