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What Are The Benefits That You Get From Using Ceiling Track Hoist
Choosing to use a ceiling hoist instead of using a mobile hoist has a lot of advantages and we will be discussing these advantages in this article.
It can be easily used
One of the important benefit that you can get in choosing to use a ceiling hoist instead of a mobile hoist is that it is easy to use. If you choose to use a ceiling hoist instead of using a mobile hoists, you will avoid the problem of pushing to certain objects in your house and coming across the obstacles of your environment such as rugs, furniture, cables, and many more.
The use of only one carer.
Mobile hoist always require the use of two carers because of the mentioned challenges above even if there are not exact rules mentioning that mobile hoists needs to be operated by more than a single carer. There are also risks that are often seen when a patient collides with the mobile hoist’s framework because there is only one carer and this will happen when a hoist has to be moved and there is no one there to assist the patient.
It is recommended that it is a lot safer to use a ceiling track hoist especially for the single handed care in order to reduce the possible risk you get when hoisting.
The ability to hoist yourself
If it there is low risk assessment, a person with a strong mobility of the upper body can perform self hoist as an option. It is important to know that self hoisting can only be possible when using a ceiling track hoist. When assessing the risk of self hoisting, there are a lot of important things that needs to be considered such as the evaluation of the tack position in order to perform a safe transfer. A lifeline pendant around the neck of the patient is one way that a patient can communicate when he or she is facing any problem if he or she decides to self hoist. Always keep in mind that safety is always the number one priority, you might need to modify a few parts of the hoist in order to avoid upcoming dangers especially if the patient decides to self hoist.
Can be stored easily
You can park a ceiling hoist easily of anyone’s way if you are not using it. While on the other hand, a mobile hoist needs to take up a lot of storage room when it has no use.
A ceiling track hoist is less imposing for a patient.
For people who have tried being hoisted, the will probably agree that using a mobile hoist sometimes will feel a little intrusive especially when being moved towards you. A ceiling track hoist is a way convenient option for a patient being it not intrusive because it only needs a little of the personal space of the patient.