Floor hoist

Assistive device to transfer persons with high spinal cord injury.

Floor hoist

NILCO floor hoist

Battery-operated floor hoist

Users comments
The user prefers a floor hoist to a ceiling lift even though it occupies a large amount of space. With the floor lift he lands in the right place when transferring to the bed. He feels this is easier for his assistants, who work alone.

Purchased from
For example Invacare, invacare.com or Hillrom, hillrom.com/en (last checked June 2020)

Paid for by
County council

Editors comments
The NILCO floor hoist is no longer manufactured. Invacare and Hillrom have similar products.

Author: Pasi

Personen bor i lägenhet och arbetar deltid. Han skadade sig 1996 och har en hög tetraplegi (C 5). Han har personliga assistenter dygnet runt.

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