--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adaptation of a Polecat to aid in wheelchair transfers for persons with some arm and leg muscle strength. Describes a turntable attachment made of two blocks of wood about 10 by 5 by 2 fastened together with a hinge on one side and a gate latch on the other; a semicircular platform with an 8 inch radius nailed to each block; and a hole drilled through platform and block to allow the device to be fastened around a Polecat. The patient places both feet o
The Advantage-Rail System is a standing transfer aid designed for use by individuals with mobility and balance disabilities. Intended for use beside the bed, toilet, or bathtub, the unit consists of a height-adjustable support rail with a padded horizontal handle and a floor plate. The rail fits in the low-profile floor plate with a push-down-and-turn motion, allowing the rail to be used in multiple locations. With a gentle lift, the handle pivots with the user to assist in taking small steps fo
The AgileLife System is an automated, no-lift patient transfer and mobility system, helping people who are bedridden transfer in and out of bed safely and quickly. For caregivers, AgileLife automates patient transfer to and from a hospital bed into a wheelchair/commode docked at the foot of the bed. The core product is an integration of several assistive devices that address the challenges of safe patient handling. In both home and institutional settings, the AgileLife System aids in preventing
The Ergostand is a standing transfer aid designed to be used by individuals with balance, lower extremity, mobility, and severe physical disabilities. The Ergostand can be used to dress, clean and transfer individuals in need of additional support. The individual is supported by a band sling with a Velcro waist enclosure reinforced with two belts. A back support, a padded knee support and an anti-slip foot base ensure safety. Control of start and stop, motorized base, and 2-speed vertical moveme
The Handi-Lift Walk Belt, models 516XM, 516M, 517M, 518M, and 518XM, is a standing transfer aid designed for use to aid transfers by individuals with balance, lower extremity, mobility, or walking disabilities. The belt is secured with a double Velcro closure, and its Miracle Grip inner lining grips the patient's clothing. The belt has four large padded vertical handles. It is normally used by two caregivers working together, but if necessary, one caregiver with training can use the belt with a
Specifically designed to appeal to young children and their families, the Jenx Monkey is a fun and gentle introduction to standing. Offering smooth and easy angle adjustment, even with the child in the product, the Monkey can go from upright at 90 degrees, down to 20 degrees prone – providing a way to gradually build tolerance to standing as part of a therapy program. The capacity for outstanding thoracic and pelvic support coupled with flexible leg positioning make the Monkey prone stander an o
Supine Stander is a robust standing support that offers children comfort and safety while standing. Children are supported at the back, leaving their hands free to access items on a tray or table in front of them.
The LiftVest is a transfer aid designed for use with individuals with balance and mobility disabilities. This vest-style garment features an attached webbing harness that provides a dozen different hand holds for caregivers to use during assisted transfers. Designed to distribute pressure over the whole torso, this garment eliminates pressure points, and the harness features eight different adjustments to comfortably fit all male and female body types. Because the vest is designed to be an attra
The Original Lift Walker is a walker with lifter designed for use by children and adults with mobility disabilities. This device also functions as a mobile stander, a gait trainer, a transfer assist, and a toilet assist. The hydraulic lifter eliminates the need for manual lifting. The height-adjustable walker is constructed of powder-coated mild steel tubing and disassembles for transport. Standard features include a U-shaped base (available in narrow or standard) with four caster wheels, a choi
The Patient Pivot Transfer Disk, model H70407, is a standing transfer aid designed for exchanges between one chair and another, or a wheelchair and a bed. The device consists of a rotating platform with ribbed rubber top and bottom faces. The top surface rotates while the bottom remains stationary, and internal friction pads control the rate of turning. DIMENSIONS: Disk is 0.5 inches high, and is available in diameters of 12 inches (H70407-0002) or 15 inches (H70407-0003). WEIGHT: Under 3 pounds
ReTurn 7500 is a manual transfer aid designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. This unit can be used to transfer individuals to or from beds, wheelchairs, or toilets. It rolls easily and can support a heavy user. OPTIONS: ReTurn Belt support belt.
The Rifton Dynamic Stander is a mobile prone stander that provides independence and standing mobility for individuals who use wheelchairs. Additionally, the mobile stander helps strengthen one's motor skills so a user can progress toward independent standing.
Designed for a wide range of individuals with varying abilities, the Rifton Pacer gait trainers are created to be durable and flexible.
The Soft Transfer Belt, models 527S and 527, is a standing transfer aid designed for use by caregivers when aiding transfers by individuals with balance, mobility, lower extremity, or walking disabilities. The soft, fully padded belt is slip resistant. It closes with a buckle at the front and the fastening can be adjusted for size. The belt is recommended for use with women who have a large bust or people whose body shape requires a narrower belt fastening. The belt has four large padded vertica
The Standers Car Swivel Cushion is designed to benefit the elderly and persons with a mild to severe disability or condition which prevents that individual from getting in and/or out of the car safely. This product is intended to reduce pain on the back, hips and knees when exiting and entering a vehicle. Rotates 360 degrees. No tools, batteries or assembly required. Soft, quilted padding. Portable. Due to the hygiene or rehabilitation nature of this product, it is non-returnable.
The SuperPole Traveler is a portable transfer aid designed for use by individuals with balance, walking, or mobility disabilities. Central to the system is a floor-to-ceiling vertical steel grab bar, which provides a secure structure that can be installed in minutes between a floor and ceiling. The unit installs by turning the jackscrew at the bottom of the pole. The screw expands the pole to create enough tension between the floor and ceiling to hold the pole secure. Rubber pads on the ceiling
The Transborder is a standing transfer aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity, mobility, or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury. The device is a rotating pole that can be used to transfer from one seated position to another (eg., from one wheelchair to another). The user first turns and locks the direction handle, then puts his/her knees and feet in place, grasps the direction handle and stands slighty using arm strength, and then rotates to the selected point. OPT
The Transfer Belt, model HA-4710, is a transfer aid designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury. It is designed to help an assistant lift the user from a bed, chair, or wheelchair, or support the user in short-distance transfers. The belt has four webbed handle grips for safety when transferring. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The belt is 740 x 140 millimeters. Its strap is 740 millimeters long. WEIGHT: 205 grams.
The Transfer Disc is a standing transfer aid designed to assist caregivers in transfering individuals. The disc rotates on a graphite pad. The thin profile allows a transfer with minimal movement. DIMENSIONS: The disc has a diameter of 15 inches.
The Transfer Handles are transfer aid designed to assist people with mobility disabilities in transferring to and from a bed and to assist with in-bed mobility. Model 2025 features a steel handle attached to a bed board which slides between the mattress and the box springs. Shaped in an inverted U, the handle also has a second, lower bar for added stability in standing and greater in-bed mobility. Model 2025H is similar to model 2025, but is designed specifically for use with hospital-style beds
The Turning Cushion, model HA-4780, is a transfer aid designed for use by individuals with lower extremity or mobility disabilities or arthritis. This foam-padded cushion swivels 360 degrees in any direction to help the user in rising from a seated position. The cushion can be used in a vehicle or on a chair. Its removable cover is water washable. DIMENSIONS: 390 millimeters in diameter. WEIGHT: 1 kilogram. COLOR: Gray.
The TurnTable, model 5085, is a standing transfer aid designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities. It is used to enable transfers to and from wheelchairs, beds, and toilets by individuals who have enough strength to stand on their legs but not enough energy to move their feet. It is made of durable polyethylene with a rubber-like anti-slip surface. Two discs are attached in the center with a metal screw, enabling the top disc to rotate and pivot the user to the proper position for