Hoyer Lift Shopping Guide 2016

Image Hoyer Lift Brand & Model Features Specifications Price
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Invacare
Get-U-Up Lift
GHS350

  • 4.5’’ of Under bed clearance
  • Caster Wheels of size 3’’ for front wheels and 5’’ for rear wheels
  • User friendly sling attachment
  • Rotatable hydraulic handle
  • Supports weight lifting upto 350 lbs (160 Kgs)
  • Improved base plate providing extra grip for shoes
  • Easily adjustable according to different heights of patients
  • Extra Long hydraulic handle
  • Adjustable leg support
  • Fast and Easy Sling Attachment
Product Weight    88 lbs    (40 kgs)

899$

Maximum weight Supported` 350 lbs (160 kgs)
Supports Patient lifting from floor No
Maximum lifting Range 65’’
Minimum lifting Range 36’’
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Invacare
Reliant Plus 450
RPL450-2

  • Detachable batteries removes downtime and allows you to charge separately.
  • Prevents battery loss with manual lowering option.
  • Extra long range enables to lift from floor and higher surfaces.
  • 2 x 24 volts battery provides extra work timing.
  • Extra base covering prevents from damage and moisture.
  • Multi-Angle user friendly handle provides maximum grip.
  • Elegant Design appropriate for any settings.
  • User friendly swivel bar rotatable at 360o
  • Adjustable base plate at any position via paddle shifter providing extra convenience for care takers.
Product Weight 106 lbs  (48 kgs)

2,699$

Maximum weight Supported 450 lbs (204 kgs)
Supports Patient lifting from floor Yes
Maximum lifting Range 74’’
Minimum lifting Range 24’’
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Invacare
Reliant Plus 450
RPL450-1

  • User friendly swivel bar rotatable at 360o
  • Adjustable base plate at any position via paddle shifter providing extra convenience for care takers.
  • Extra base covering prevents from damage and moisture.
  • Hydraulic pump enables to support the maximum load with minimum effort.
  • Adjustable height enables to lift from floors and higher surfaces.
  • Adjustable base from 26.5’’ to 41’’.
Product Weight 93 lbs    (42 kgs)

1,098$

Maximum weight Supported 450 lbs (204 kgs)
Supports Patient lifting from floor Yes
Maximum lifting Range 71’’
Minimum lifting Range 25”
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Lumex Power Easy Sit to Stand
LF2020

  • Reinforced Steel frame
  • Capable of lifting 400 lbs (181 kg)
  • 24 DC motor operated for noise free and fast operation
  • Emergency stop button
  • Storage bag for sling and adapter
  • Adjustable height to fit under most beds
  • Rubber base avoids damaging furniture and walls.
  • One press release of foot pad
  • Additional buttock support for patients requires more help
  • Extra large rubber handle provides additional grip and easy to maneuver
  • Moveable knee pad to fit against any height
  • Elegant Design
  • Warning alarm for overweight and low battery alert
Product Weight 117 lbs  (53 kgs)

2,350$

Maximum weight Supported 400 lbs (181 kgs)
Supports Patient lifting from floor No
Maximum lifting Range 68’’
Minimum lifting Range 33’’
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Medline Linak Hydraulic Hoyer Lift
MDS882200D

  • Weight lifting capacity of 400 lbs (181 kgs)
  • Adjustable height to fit under most beds
  • Six point cradle
  • Free body sling inside box
  • Adjustable base width with hand lever
  • Attractive Hammertone finish
Product Weight    85 lbs    (39 kgs)

625$

Maximum weight Supported 400 lbs (181 kgs)
Supports Patient lifting from floor Yes
Maximum lifting Range 73’’
Minimum lifting Range 28’’
18465

Invacare Stand up Lift
ROZE

  • Supports heavy weight up to 450 lbs (204 kgs)
  • Removable footplate
  • Lightweight aluminium frame
  • Emergency Stop Button
  • Lightweight frame enable to store and move more easily
  • User friendly sling attachment
  • Large handle for extra support
  • Emergency operation button
Product Weight    85 lbs    (38 kgs)

5,698$

Maximum weight Supported 450 lbs (204 kgs)
Supports Patient lifting from floor No
Maximum lifting Range 63.5’’
Minimum lifting Range 37’’
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Medline Power Lift
MDS400EL

  • Supports weight up to 600 lbs
  • 24v Batteries
  • 100 lifts on a single charge
  • 6 point sling cradle
  • Low profile base
  • User friendly legs spread via foot pedal.
Product Weight 115 lbs  (52 kgs)

1,650$

Maximum weight Supported 400 lbs (181 kgs)
Supports Patient lifting from floor Yes
Maximum lifting Range 65’’
Minimum lifting Range 8’’
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Best Care
Power Patient Lift
PL400H/HE

  • Supports 400 lbs of weight lifting.
  • Economical Spare parts
  • Overload warning alarm
  • Over charge protection
  • Low profile base
  • User-friendly base opening via foot pedal
Product Weight 110 lbs  (49 kgs)

 

999$

Maximum weight Supported 400 lbs (181 kgs)
Supports Patient lifting from floor Yes
Maximum lifting Range 68’’
Minimum lifting Range 28’’
18645

Electric Powered Joerns Hoyer Lift with Scale
HPL700

  • 6 point sling attachment for maximum support
  • Supports lifting from floor
  • Emergency Stop button
  • Electric powered lift
  • Allows manual lowering of lift for pickup
  • Extra long handle for improved grip
  • Supports weight up to 700 lbs (317 kgs)
Product Weight 150 lbs  (68 kgs)

4,200$

Maximum weight Supported 700 lbs (317 kgs)
Supports Patient lifting from floor Yes
Maximum lifting Range 69’’
Minimum lifting Range 23.3’’
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Lumex Bariatric Hoyer lift
LF1090

  • Supports heavy weights up to 600lbs (272 kgs)
  • Reinforced Steel frame
  • Swivel with 6-points attachment and capable of 360o rotation.
Product Weight 137 lbs  (62 kgs)

2,147$

Maximum weight Supported 600 lbs (272 kgs)
Maximum lifting Range 71’’
Minimum lifting Range 27’’
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Advance Electric Traveler Hoyer lift for Home use
ADVANCE-H

  • Easily foldable
  • Legs can be opened via foot pedal
  • Extra large handle for extra grip and support
  • Swan neck design suitable for almost any situation
Product Weight 69.7 lbs (32 kgs) 2150 $
Maximum weight Supported 341 lbs (155 kgs)
Supports Patient lifting from floor Yes
Maximum lifting Range 66.5’'
Minimum lifting Range 15.3’’
voyagermain

Voyager Easytrack Ceiling Electric hoyer lift
98000

  • Lightweight portable hoyer lift up to 12 lbs.
  • Noise free operation
  • Quick release button
  • Roof rail track included
  • Maximum lift range to 48” high above ground.
Weight with batteries 12 lbs

3,411$

Weight Capacity 440 lbs
Depth 5.5”
Width 17.5”
Height 11.25”
Lifting Speed 1.6”/sec
Lifts per charge 10 to 30
Seat Sling Height 0-48”


Customer's Top 5 Choices of 2016

There are couple of hoyer lifts present in market manufactured by various brands, but it is not an easy for a person to decide, Which brand of Hoyer lift to choose?. We have discussed the top models of 2016 in the light of pros and cons and gaining more positive response by the customers which will definitely help you to choose the best hoyer lift made just according to your needs.

 

Invacare Get-U-Up Hydraulic Stand-Up Lift

This amazing product is designed and manufactured by Invacare, high gauged steel frame provides the ultimate experience for the patients having difficulty in getting up from the wheelchair. This hoyer lift is powered by a hydraulic pump, patients can be lifted easily without applying a lot of force and easy knob to release the hydraulic pressure which is very much convenient for the caretakers. The improved base plate design provides extra stability to patients and dual knee supports helps the elder patients to stand without any effort with long arms of hoyer lift provides a great hand for patients to hold on.

Main features:

  • Weight lift capacity up to 350 lbs.

  • Fast and Easy use

  • Hydraulic Pump

  • 1 year of warranty on frame.

  • Improved caster wheels provide extra rollability.

  • Under-bed clearance of 4.5”

  • The improved base plate provides more support to feet.

Final Say on Product

This hoyer lift comes with the market price of 899 $, amazingly designed for the patients needs a support in getting or need to sit with a very much economical price and improved stability, and this product has gained much more positive reviews by the customers than expected. It would be a great deal if you are looking forward to buying a lift at the economical price of under 1000 dollars, and believe us it's worth spending such amount on a beautiful and handy product which is also storage friendly.

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Hoyer Advance-E Power Lift

This hoyer lift is a bit expensive as compared to other lifts available in the market. You will be thinking if it is expensive then why we chose in top five hoyer lift list?. The main feature of Hoyer Advance e-power lite is that it can be folded easily and transported anywhere and it can also fit into car’s trunk. The elegant design of Advance e-power lite enables caretakers to lift even in difficult situations. This hoyer lift is powered with electric motors and designed according to the needs of heavy lifts and longs legs guarantees the safety of the patients.

Main features:

  • Can be easily folded
  • Best for traveling
  • Weight lifting capacity up to 341 lbs
  • High impact brake
  • Paddle
  • Electric motor powered

Final Say on Product

This model gained more positive reviews as compared to other hoyer lifts even the price is quite high because the main reason behind its success is the portability and user-friendly operation, which is the need of every person now-a-days. The battery powered operation is one more step in the success of providing the noise free and remote control operation. If you are not low on budget and you look forward to electric powered hoyer lifts, then this may be the best option for you. Elegant designed, electric powered, user-friendly, portable and capable of lifting heavy weight just made according to your needs.

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Invacare Reliant Plus 450 Power Patient Lift with Low Base

This hoyer lift is a bit expensive as compared to other lifts available in the market. You will be thinking if it is expensive then why we chose in top five hoyer lift list?. The main feature of Hoyer Advance e-power lite is that it can be folded easily and transported anywhere and it can also fit into car’s trunk. The elegant design of Advance e-power lite enables caretakers to lift even in difficult situations. This hoyer lift is powered with electric motors and designed according to the needs of heavy lifts and longs legs guarantees the safety of the patients.

Main features:

  • Electric powered

  • Weightlifting capacity of 450 lbs

  • Two batteries for extra long backup

  • Swivel capable of rotating at 360o

  • Manual lowering option to extend battery life

  • Removable battery help to charge them separately

Final Say on Product

This product comes with the price tag of 2699 $ a bit higher but it’s worth it to buy after considering all the features that come with this beautiful model of hoyer lift. There battery operated lifts the patients in no time without causing much more trouble for the caretakers. The more manual lowering option and removable battery pack are the options worth considering. A lot of features enable this model suits for this price range.

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Lumex Power Easy Sit-to-Stand Lift

This hoyer lift comes at the price range of 2350 $ which aids the patient having difficulty in getting up. The reinforced steel frame guarantee the safety of the patient. This model is battery operated to lift the heavy load up to 400 lbs. The adjustable knee pad and highly stable foot pad ensure the safety of the patient at all times of operations. The large arms of the lift help the patients to maximize their grip during the lift up’s. In order to maximize the safety of the patient, it comes with the emergency stop button.

Main features:

  • Heavy gauge steel frame

  • 24v DC motor powered

  • Weight Lifting capacity of 400 lbs

  • Adjustable knee pad

  • Emergency stop button

  • Warning alarm for low battery and weight capacity level

  • Accessory bag for storage

  • Base opening via paddle

Final Say on Product

There are several factor that are accounted for during the purchase of the hoyer lift, at this price range it seems to be the best hoyer lift used to stand. It has several pros including extra rubber safety added to avoid the damage to walls, furniture and patients as well. The adjustable knee support transforms according to your height and provides the maximum support during lift up’s with a storage bag for the charger and sling. This model has already received a lot of positive reviews regarding the noise free and user-friendly operation and seems to fit anywhere without occupying much space and it's definitely worth spending money for.

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Medline Hydraulic Patient Lift with Sling

The high-quality design of this hoyer lift provides the best possible solution in patient lifting, helping the caretakers also. The capability of lifting the heavy weights of 450 lbs give this hoyer lift a head start as compared to other models available in the market. The long neck design with low profile base enable the caretakers to perform the patient lifting in more challenging situations including the toilets, commodes and from bathtubs as well. The double batteries option enable this model to perform for a longer period and manual lowering option also prolong the battery time. This model also comes with the extra option to remove the batteries to eliminate the down time.

Main features:

  • 6 point cradle

  • Economical Price

  • Weightlifting capacity up to 400 lbs

  • Low profile base

  • Adjustable legs for better safety

  • Reinforced frame

Final Say on Product

If we talk about lifting heavy weights without putting many efforts than this seems to be the best option for you. This hoyer lift comes with a hydraulic pump and an extra long handle which is much easier for the caretakers. As this hoyer lift has received the extraordinary response by the customers due to heavy weight capacity at such a low price. It also comes with variable options of 4 and 6 point sling attachment. The patients mostly try to look for the hoyer lift that is not high on price and fits according to their needs with less space consumption. If these are your concerns then this hoyer lift is the right choice for you.

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What is a Hoyer Lift?

Hoyer lifts are used to aid the elder patients who experience difficulty in getting up from the bed or chair. As the persons enters into the 50’s the poor health conditions starts to arise resulting in weak bones and loss of strength creating difficulties for the patients to get up without the help of caretakers. The solution to this problem are Hoyer lifts which provides many options for the patients and caretakers as well. Hoyer lifts are user friendly provides option to move the patient from chair to bed or bed to chair or helps to make them stand directly from the floor and also aid them to get up from toilet seats as well. There are several types of hoyer lifts available in the market including battery powered, hydraulic and mechanical.

How to use a Hoyer Lift?

Hoyer lifts are easy to operate, a proper sequence should be followed in order to ensure the safety of the patient. As the lift is used to lift elder people who are unable to get up on their own safety factor can not be compromised at any stage of the operation. There is a difference in the operation of the hoyer lift of different types i.e hydraulic, manual and battery operated, but the sequence to use the body sling and sling attachment is the almost same for every model and type of hoyer lift. Before demonstrating the stepwise procedures let's have a look at the hoyer lift accessories which are shown in the picture below

                                                           lift-diagram

Before proceeding further there are few things that should be kept in mind alway before using a hoyer lift:

  1. Patient legs should always be centered between the base legs at all times.

  2. Don’t try to attach the patient to boom assembly.

  3. Patient face should always remain in front of caretaker.

  4. Before lifting the patient from the floor, make sure the legs of hoyer lift are open to the maximum width possible.  

  5. In hydraulic powered lifts there is a knob present which should be rotated counterclockwise not more than a single turn in order to lower the patient and a hand lever is present to pump the hydraulic fluids in order to raise the patient from any surface.

  6. In motor powered hoyer lifts, a remote control is present with hard buttons to lower or raise the patient.

    Now lets discuss the stepwise procedure from inserting the sling to lifting the patient.

    Hoyer Lift Sling Insertion

    The most common type of sling used is U-slings for the patients that are lifted from the bed. The basic method to make the U-type sling can be found in the manual. The ropes between the legs should be crossed before attaching to sling point ensuring the proper balance is maintained and patient don't slip out of the sling as shown in diagram below

                                                                                         u-sling-usage

 

How to transfer a Patient from a Bed to a Wheelchair

  1. Turn over the patient on their left or right side and place the sling on the bed and roll back the patient facing upwards.

  2. Pull the loops out between the legs.

  3. Cross the legs loop.

  4. Open the base legs to a maximum width possible ensuring the maximum stability while lifting the patient.

  5. Slide the legs of hoyer lift under the bed.

  6. Lower the frame of lift near the patient.

  7. Attach the sling ropes to their respective cradle sides and raise the patient slowly.

  8. The cradle will adjust itself accordingly and bring the patient into the sitting posture.

  9. Now, move the patient’s legs towards the hoyer lift and place the feet on the base plate to support the patient and maintain his balance.

  10. Now drive the hoyer lift away from the bed using a steering gear or wheel.

  11. Before transferring the patient to a wheelchair ensure the safety of hoyer lift and wheelchair is engaged and wheel chair is placed right under the patient.

  12. In the end lower the patient to a wheelchair and remove the slings from cradle.

The stepwise hoyer lift transfer procedure is also shown in diagram below

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Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) for Hoyer Lifts

The HCPCS coding is given separately to each type of hoyer lifts. The codes with type are mentioned below:

HCPCS CODE

Hoyer Lift Type

E0621

Hoyer lift with sling or seat

E0625

Hoyer lift for bathroom or toilet seat

E0630

Hydraulic or mechanical hoyer lift with sling or seat

E0635

Electric powered hoyer lift with sling or seat

 

Different Sling Types for Hoyer Lift Pads

Image Brand and Model Features Specifications Hoyer lift Cost
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Invacare Reliant
R100

  • Specially designed for Invacare hoyer lifts
  • Suitable for all transfers including toilet
  • 6 point sling attachment for additional support
  • Fully padded
  • Available in S, M, L and XL sizes.
Maximum load range  450 lbs   (204 kgs)

137$

Sling style Divided leg
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Invacare
R114/R115/R116

  • Easily washable
  • Waterproof
  • Four point sling attachment
  • Full head and neck suppor
Maximum load range 450 lbs  (204 kgs)

125$

Style Full body with head and neck support
Warranty 1 year
31882

Liko
Poly net, High back
P352030

  • Suitable for summers and bathing
  • Complete body support
  • Best for sitting
Maximum load range 440 lbs  (199 kgs)

285$

Sling style 2 lbs      (0.9 kgs)
Warranty 3 years
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Medline 2-point sling
Mds87800C

  • Extra strong polyester and mesh
  • Supports heavy weight up to 350 lbs (158 kgs)
  • One piece sling design
Maximum load range 350 lbs  (158 kgs)

255$

Sling Point 2
Size 35.5” x 41”
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Hoyer Seat Type Sling
Hoyermidback

  • Best for heavy weights up to 400 lbs (181 kgs)
  • Mid back design
Maximum load range    400 lbs  (181 kgs)

199$

Sling Point 2
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Invacare Solid Full Body Commode Sling
19112

  • Washable stuff
  • Four point sling attachment
  • Suitable for all types of environment
Maximum load range    450 lbs  (204 kgs)

90$

Size M, L, XL
Warranty 1 year

 

Pool Hoyer Lifts

Hoyer Lift Pictures Hoyer Lift Manufacturer and Model Features Specifications Price
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Hoyer Classic pool lift
S S-HSP-1

  • Hydraulic powered
  • Full 360o rotation of swivel
  • 2 point sling type
  • Anti corrosive material
  • Maximum lifting range of 62”
  • Free 112-D Sling
  • Reinforced steel frame
Product Weight     60 lbs      (27 kgs)

878$

Maximum lift capacity 400 lbs   (181 kgs)
Maximum lifting range 86.6”
Minimum lifting range 24.3”
Sling Point Type 2
Frame Warranty (Limited) 1 year
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Aqua Creek
Ez Pool Hoyer Power lift

  • Supports maximum weight up to 400 lbs
  • Setback up to 20”
  • Maximum set back using anchor arm extension 38”
  • 24volts battery powered hoyer lift
  • Lifetime structural warranty
  • Clear walls up to 26” high
Product Weight    90 lbs  40 kgs)

2,295$

Maximum lift capacity 400 lbs (181 kgs)
Seat to Floor Height 18”
Width 24.75”
Height 86”
Length 45”
Maximum Setback 20”
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Aqua Creek
The Ranger Hoyer Lift with Chair
F-409RPL-AT1

  • Maximum setback range of 19”
  • Support weight up to 350 lbs
  • Anchors included
  • Electric powered
  • 2 years of warranty
  • In compliance with ADA standards.
Product Weight 150 lbs (68 kgs)

2,895$

Maximum lift capacity 350 lbs (158 kgs)
Seat to Floor Height 18”
Width 25.5”
Height 38”
Length 60”
Maximum Setback 19”

 

Medical Hoyer Lift training Video

To fully understand the process of sling insertion and different types of hoyer lift transfers, a youtube video link is given below:

 


Used Hoyer Lift for Sale

You need hoyer lift and do not have enough budget!. Don’t worry we have also solved this problem. We did made couple of searches regarding the used arjo hoyer lift, electric powered hoyer lifts, manual and hydraulic hoyer lifts and we have compiled the best results based on more positive reviews, rating and extra features creating affordability for the you.

The rental option for hoyer lifts is also available for per day, per month rental options. The rental option is being provided by various companies at different rates. The rental option is best for the patients who are immobilized due to various reasons such as major surgery, orthopedic surgery etc also look for Hoyer lifts in Canada.

 

 

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