Patient Lifts

Patient Lift and Sling Buying Guide

 

When you lose your mobility due to a traumatic injury, recent medical procedure, a chronic health condition, or something else, you may need assistance with transfers. Fortunately, there is a wide variety of options on the market these days. One device that can help with this is a patient lift, which is designed to safely lift and transfer patients from one spot in the home to another. The most common transfer is from the patient’s bed to the bathroom. Contact Lindsey Medical Supply to browse our patient lifts for sale in Oklahoma.


 

Lifts

The most affordable option available is the manual, or hydraulic, lift. As the name suggests, this model uses hydraulics as its source of operating power. This means that your patient lift will always be operational and you won’t need to rely on an electric power source. This is the best option if you’re looking for a device that offers versatility and can perform a broad range of transfers. It’s important to note that a hydraulic lift can be challenging to operate if you have limited physical strength.

Lift

Another option to consider is an electric lift. Depending on the model you buy, it will be powered either by electricity or rechargeable batteries. You’ll find that this is the superior choice if you need a patient lift with high weight capacity for heavier patients. Not to mention that this model will also provide smoother movements than its manual counterpart. If you have a caregiver who is providing long-term daily care, an electric lift is an excellent option.

 

Slings

Sling

Remember that you will need to select a sling that’s compatible with your patient lift. Always confirm that the size limitations of the sling can accommodate the weight of the patient. The good news is that there’s no shortage of options. For example, you’ll be able to choose a full-body sling if you need maximum support. Other choices include padded slings for extra comfort, bathing slings, stretcher slings, toileting slings, and divided leg slings for those who need specialized positioning.

Sling

We hope this information has been helpful. If you have questions about our inventory, be sure to get in touch with the team at Lindsey Medical Supply. We would be happy to show you the patient lifts we have for sale in Oklahoma. Whether you’re seeking a hydraulic lift or an electric lift, we have plenty of options for you.

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