Standing lifts are designed to securely transfer patients from a seated position to a standing position. These lifts are used commonly in hospitals and nursing homes to help immobilized patients change positions with ease.
They also help prevent pressure sores that may occur as a result of mobility challenges. Additionally, they help the patient exercise and speed up their recovery while helping caregivers avoid heavy lifting injuries.
Stand-up patient lifts come in different shapes and sizes depending on the manufacturer and their intended uses. While some are built for safety, others are built for efficiency, extra comfort, or style.
Here are our reviews of the best stand up lifts currently on the market.
Invacare Get-U-Up Hydraulic Stand-Up Lift
The Invacare Get-U-Up Hydraulic Stand-Up is designed for maximum comfort and ease of use. It can be adjusted to different levels to maximize comfort. It can also utilize multiple slings, which are sold separately, that make it possible for the user to access the toilet, for example.
Lastly, the footplate has nonslip features that enhance safety.
- Versatile and can adapt to different body sizes and shapes
- Easy to use
- Adjustable leg support that allow the legs to be secured in multiple positions
- Can maneuver in small spaces
- Smooth movement
- Doesn’t pick patients up from the floor
- 350-pound weight limit
Pivit Stand Assist Patient Transport Lift
The Pivit Stand Assist Patient Transport Lift helps patients maintain their independence. It reduces the risk of a fall by providing steady support to the patient with limited mobility. The immobilized patient only needs to use their upper body use the Pivit.
This lift offers maximum safety and comfort. The knee pads are well padded and fit securely to the knee to prevent slippage. The seat has extra padding for comfort and swings out for easy loading and unloading.
This lift is made from heavy duty steel which is durable. It offers extra security features such as grab bars on either side and a non-slip footrest.
- Narrow, 28-inch lift that can fit through a narrow doorway
- Easy to assemble
- Fixed height
- 400-pound weight limit
- Can glide across different surfaces
- Mostly used to help patients go to the bathroom by themselves
Pivit Stand Assist Patient Transport Lift 450 Pounds
The Pivit Stand Assist Patient Transport Lift is designed to support up to 450 Pounds. This lift helps patients move from both seat to seat, and from a seated position to a standing position. It has an attached seat that allows users to rest while using the lift.
This lift has an ergonomic design to maximize comfort and safety. The footrests are enhanced with non-slip features, while the seats are heavily padded for comfort. The lift is made from durable steel that ensures longevity, and the seat is designed to be able to fit into small spaces with ease.
- 450-pound weight limit
- Adjustable dimensions
- Fits through narrow corridors
- Can convert into toilet safety rails