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Top 5 Reasons to Choose a Molift Ceiling Hoist System

Since the National Disability Insurance Scheme began, sales of the Molift Ceiling Hoist Systems at Patient Handling in Sydney’s inner west have more than tripled.The official NDIS provider’s Scandinavian-made Molift Ceiling Hoists have grown so popular that the Marrickville company’s sales have increased significantly since the NDIS was rolled out across Australia from July 2016.“The [...]

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5 Most Important Things to Consider When Buying an Electric Wheelchair

When selecting the right electric wheelchair for your needs we like to gather information from our clients to pass on to others to assist with making the right decision. Below is some advice from one of our TA-iQ electric wheelchair users who purchased their chair from us in 2013.1. Chair Size: If the chair is [...]

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TA iQ MWD Electric Wheelchair - A customer testimonial

24th August 2015As I suffer from a rare, degenerative neurological condition, it became time to surrender my scooter and find a power wheelchair that suited me. I was seeking a chair that had great manoeuvrability, reliability and appropriate back-up support. I happened across the TA iQ Mid Wheel Drive at the ATSA Independent Living Exhibition in [...]

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Are Karma Wheelchairs Crash Tested?

Karma have a range of wheelchairs which are crash tested to Australian Standard ISO 7176-19.  Below is the list of chairs which meet the standard.KM8020Q24 KARMA EAGLEKM8520F12 EAGLE TRANSITKM8022Q24 KARMA FLEXXKMS125 S ERGO MODELSKMS115 S ERGO MODELSKMVIP515 TILT N SPACEKMVP502 RECLINERKM2501 ERGO LITEKM2512 ERGO LITE DELUXEKP25.2 POWER CHAIRS

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​Is it possible to install a ceiling hoist in my home?

We get asked this question by a lot of clients. Some people have been told that there is no way that a ceiling hoist can be installed in their home.It has been our experience that we can always find a way to give you the benefits of a ceiling hoist in the most difficult of installation [...]

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Reducing Veterinarian Risk: Lifting and rehabilitating animals

Patient Lifters appear not only to be suitable for lifting humans as we discovered when our client Edgars Mission contacted us to purchase a Molift Smart 150 Portable Lifter.With rescue farm animals such as Hip Hip the Pig weighing at 130kg, the Molift Smart 150 lifter proved to be the ideal solution for assisting with the rehabilitation [...]

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Equipment for Muscular Dystrophy from a clients perspective

My name is Himanshu. I am 37 yrs old and have a rare muscular dystrophy (LGMD2B). It has been an ongoing challenge over last 15 years, although I am fortunate to receive a lot of help from family, relatives and friends.Over time, my need for assistive devices has increased and I have now progressed from [...]

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Can a ceiling hoist be fitted to inside a Motor Home?

The crew at Patient Handling love a challenge and we love helping our clients achieve their goals.One of our clients who has become a great friend came to us with a question. Can you fit a ceiling hoist to the Winnebago RV that I have just purchased? Of course we said yes. It turned out to [...]

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Top 11 Accessories to Improve Comfort in a Wheelchair

We recently asked TA iQ Powerchair user Andy Grant to come up with a list of suggestions to improve comfort in a wheelchair so we could share his experience with other wheelchair users. Here’s what he had in mind:1. The CushionThis is the hardest one to get right but number one in terms of priority.  [...]

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