HMinfo Consumer Factsheets translate research evidence for home modification design and building practices into concise information for consumers.
This consumer factsheet aims to assist people in looking at the effectiveness of ceiling hoists and the benefits over other handling methods in lifting and transferring people with physical disabilities. This factsheet may assist with the decision-making of potential users in selecting a safe and effective transfer method. This factsheet was written from the evidnce based research paper, "The Effectiveness of Ceiling Hoists in Transferring People with Disabilities," also available on the www.homemods.info website.
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