Pool lift for outdoor pool

Stationary custom-designed pool lift makes it possible for people with disabilities to get in and out of a pool

User and her husband at pool lift
User and her husband at pool lift

Description
The custom-designed lift consists of a stainless pivoting boom with handle, a frame, and a motor. The boom is custom-designed according to the user’s husband’s plans, the motor (electric winch) is purchased at Clas Ohlson, the frame and sling are from the health care system.

Users comments
The user attaches the sling to the frame, her husband controls the lift. When she is in the water she lifts away the front parts of the sling. The rear parts of the sling remain attached so she can pick them up and hook them in place again when she wants to get out of the pool.

Made by
A local welding shop according to the user’s husband’s drawings

Purchased from
Clas Ohlson, www.clasohlson.se (electric winch), last checked July 2017

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
User and her husband

This tip is from 2010

User in lift on the way down into the pool
User in lift on the way down into the pool
User's husband controls the lift
User's husband controls the lift

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Tipsare: Irene

Irene lives together with her husband in a house in the countryside. She is a pensioner. She was injured in 1995 and has a low paraplegia. She does not have any assistance.