Maryland Standing and Transfer Aids
Improve your safety with a standing aid or transfer aid. These home care aids reduce lifting injuries to the patient and caregiver while also improving and promoting safe mobility for the patient. With minimal caregiver assistance, standing and transfer aids can help you stay mobile in your own home.
At Freedom Mobility, we offer several models of standing and transfer aids with the following features:
- Weight capacity of up to 450 lbs
- Innovative open base
- Padded knee pads for comfortable transport
- Padded split seat for easy loading and unloading
- Low-friction casters
- Ergonomic grab bar
Maryland Patient Lifts
Patient lifts are one of the safest ways to help get someone up to a standing position. They have the safety and stability to get someone from a lying position to standing up, or vice versa. Here at Freedom Mobility, we offer power patient lifts in Maryland which can fit any need. Here is an overview of one model, the Bestcare PL400E patient lift:
Maximum patient safety and comfort are built into this highly maneuverable workhorse. The Bestcare PL400E patient lift is simple to operate, with a unique emergency lowering mechanism. It comes standard with a six-point spreader bar and can evenly distribute up to 400lbs for superior sling application.
How to operate a Bestcare PL400E:
Maryland Standing Lifts
Looking for an easy way to stand up from a seated position? A power standing lift could be the solution you need. Here at Freedom Mobility, we offer power standing lifts in Maryland which can fit any need. Here is an overview of one model, the Liko Sabina 200:
The Liko Sabina® 200 sit-to-stand mobile lift is especially designed for people who have difficulty in standing up on their own from a seated position. The Sabina 200 is intended for use with patients who are able to actively participate in the raising motion. When standing, they can be moved to a wheelchair or to a toilet; this gives them standing practice in connection with the transfer.
How to Operate a Liko Sabina® II:
Who Could Benefit From a Transfer Aid?
Standing and transfer aids are designed to reduce the stress various parts of your body experience. One example would be when you rise from a horizontal position. As soon as you stand up, your center of gravity shifts, which means your feet are now carrying the entire weight of your body. This is not an ideal scenario if you have broken bones or torn tissues that need time to heal. That’s when transfer aids come in handy.
They are especially useful for patients who:
- Have undergone a major surgery such as hip replacement
- Are recovering from broken bones or torn ligaments
- Suffer from joint pain or muscle weakness
- Have lower-body paralysis
Essentially anyone who experiences pain due to, or is temporarily prohibited from, bearing full body weight on their feet can take advantage of transfer aids. Keep in mind that minimal upper body strength is required for the patient to lift themselves up by using the grab bar. There will be a brief moment when the patient will be on his/her feet in an upright position, holding on to the grab bar. If you can’t physically accomplish this or if this is against your doctor’s recommendations, then you need equipment for no-weight-bearing transfers.
If you or a loved one are in need of a standing or transfer aid in Maryland, contact us today and get a free quote.
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Anne Arundel County Mobility Solutions: Annapolis (21401, 21403, 21409), Arnold (21012), Crofton (21114), Crownsville (21032), Gambrills (21054), Glen Burnie (21060, 21061), Hanover (21076), Jessup (20794), Pasadena (21122), Severn (21144), Severna Park (21146).
Montgomery County Mobility Solutions: Olney (20832), Damascus (20872), Silver Spring (20910), Clarksburg (20871), Germantown (20876), Gaithersburg (20878), Laytonsville (20882), Chevy Chase (20815), Bethesda (20816), and more.
Howard County Mobility Solutions: Clarksville (21029), Cooksville (21723), Columbia (21044), Dorsey (21075), Elkridge (21075), Glenelg (21737), Ellicott City (21043), Fulton (20759), Glenwood (21738), Granite (21163), Hanover (21076), Jessup (20794), Lisbon (21765), Highland (20777), Marriottsville (21104), West Friendship (21794), North Laurel (20723), Woodbine (21797), Woodstock (21163), and more.
Carroll County Mobility Solutions: Eldersburg (21784), Finksburg (21048), Union Bridge (21791), Hampstead (21074), Manchester (21102), Taneytown (21787), Westminster (21157, 21158), New Windsor (21776), Sykesville (21784), Marriottsville (21104), Woodbine (21797), Taneytown (21787), Mount Airy (21771), and more.
Baltimore County Mobility Solutions: Arbutus (21227), Cockeysville (21030, 21031, 21065), Dundalk (21222), Essex (21221), Catonsville (21228, 21250), Garrison (21055), Lansdowne (21227), Lochearn (21207), Lutherville (21093), Edgemere (21219), Middle River (21220), Overlea (21236), Owings Mills (21117), Parkville (21234), Park Heights (21215), Pikesville (21208), Milford Mill (21244), Randallstown (21133), Rosedale (21237), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204), Reisterstown (21136), White Marsh (21162), Woodlawn (21207), and more.
Frederick County Mobility Solutions: Frederick (21701, 20702, 21703, 21709), Mount Airy (21771), Urbana (21704), Libertytown (21762), Ijamsville (21754), Walkersville (21793), New Market (21774) , Damascus (20872), and more.
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