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

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
In Sweden: Clas Ohlson, clasohlson.com/se (electric winch), last checked April 2021.

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
User and her husband

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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Author: Irene

Irene bor tillsammans med hennes make i en villa på landet; hon är pensionär. Hon skadade sig 1995 och har en låg paraplegi. Hon har ingen assistans.

Type of disability

Low paraplegia (Th11-S1)

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