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Industry Factsheet: Ceiling hoists as a method of transferring people with disabilities

Authors: C. Bridge and Y.M. Jung
Published: 30th June 2009
Audience: Industry
ISBN: 9780733427329

Abstract

The purpose of this factsheet is to support service providers and tradespeople with regard to the installation of ceiling hoists in the homes of older adults and people with mobility impairment. It summarizes available information about the potential effectiveness of ceiling hoists when installed in a private home to assist with lifting and transferring tasks. It also provides information about personal and environmental characteristics to be considered to maximise the usability of ceiling hoists.

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