Benefit from Greater Mobility with a Wheel Chair Lift
For people with limited mobility, climbing stairs, getting into a vehicle, or managing rooms on different levels can be challenging and time consuming. Lifts can make movement easier and less frustrating without the need for significant home reconstruction or vehicle alteration.
The following information includes an overview of lift types and help you determine which will be most beneficial for your lifestyle needs.
Types of Lifts
Platform lifts use hydraulics to move the chair from one level to another. Vertical platform lifts come in several different styles, but most can be positioned inside or outside.
Some of the most common models include the following:
While the manufacturing of most wheel chair lifts are regulated, be sure the models you are considering provide the following safety features.
Once you have made your purchase, be sure you are well-trained in operating the device before attempting to use it on your own. Most retailers are happy to assist with this and will work with new owners until they feel safe and competent.
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