As our people get older, they face more difficulty standing up from a chair.
In our part of the world, caring for aging parents at home is part of our culture, and opting for retirement homes, elderly care centres or nursing homes is often the family’s last resort.
As we get older, getting up without assistance from a chair becomes more difficult and strenuous. Repeatedly trying to get up from a chair and falling back into the seat (rocking) is common. Being pulled by the arms is painful on the joints and often results in back ache for the Carer.
When correctly seated with the feet flat on the ground, the angle of the hips and knees should be no less than 90 degrees. This avoids the need to rock out of the chair. Your choice of seating is important, as well as choosing the correct lifting device that will bring you to your feet, eliminating difficulty standing up from a chair, and reducing effort by 80%.
Lift Chairs , also known as Riser&Recliners, are very comfortable, safe and easy to use. At the push of a button, the inbuilt motor will quietly and smoothly raise you to your feet, or recline you into a sleeping position, or any position in between. You can stop the movement anytime by just releasing the button. Lift chairs are recommended for Elderly Care, and sufferers, including:
- Hip surgery
- Lou Gehrig’s
- Back pain
- Painful joints
- Heart trouble
- Limited mobility
- Vision impairment
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What is the cost of a Stairlift from Home Mobility?
At Home Mobility, the price of a stairlift depends on a number of things, such as the type of staircase you have (straight, curved, indoor, outdoor), the angle of your stairs and the space available at both the top and bottom of the stairs.