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Stand Assist Patient Transport

A transfer aid used by a caregiver to relocate someone from one surface to another. Typically used by people that have difficulty with safely moving on their own or with the help of a caregiver only. This mechanical aid reduces risk of falls when used correctly.

Advantages

  • increased safety with transfers from one surface to another when used correctly
  • decreased risk of injury to patient and caregiver when used correctly
  • decreased strain on the caregiver as the machine does the heavy lifting

Disadvantages

  • expensive
  • requires training prior to use from a qualified therapist
  • requires ample empty space and clear pathways to effectively use
  • needs smooth and flat flooring to safely roll the device around
  • requires a caregiver to move the mechanical device and utilize the controls to safely transfer the patient