Helping uninjured fallers who need to be lifted up from the floor is increasingly becoming a job for social care professionals and emergency services.
A growing ageing population and slow ambulance response times mean a Raizer lifting chair can be a helpful device to at home.
The Raizer lifting chairs safely and quickly lift a non-injured person from the floor to avoid a long lie after a fall.
The Raizer lifting chairs are an alternative to traditional methods such as mobile and standing patient hoists as well as inflatable lifting cushions which can be unreliable and unstable for patients.
The Raizer lift chairs also only need one person to operate!
But how do they work? What is the difference between them? And, do these differences impact price. This blog post will answer all those questions.
The Raizer M is a non-electric and more cost friendly version of the Raizer 2 lifting chair. It is operated by a turn handle that is inserted into the seat unit and turned to lift a fallen person.
The Raizer 2, however is fully electric and can be controlled by a remote, this chair lift raises a user with a battery powered lift and performs up to 80 lifts per charge.
Both lifting chairs work in slightly different ways. This is because the Raizer 2 and the Raizer M lifting chairs are both ideally suited to different situations.
Both versions of the Raizer lifting chairs can lift a fallen person up to a weight capacity of 150kg (23.6 stone or 330lbs).
The main difference between the Raizer 2 and the Raizer M is in their electric vs manual operation.
The tech enabled Raizer 2 lifting chair is designed for regular lifting un-injured fallers with an handy remote control. The manual Raizer M is designed for less frequent falls assistance.
The Raizer 2 is ideal for anyone looking to perform regular chair lifts, this can include but is not limited to:
The tech enabled Raizer 2 costs slightly more than the manual Raizer M because of the electrical components used.
Which Raizer Lifting Chair is Right for Me?
This depends on how often you expect to use the lifting chair.
When we get private buyers, they usually want the manual Raizer M…this is because people expect do less lift fallen people less often when at home.
The Raizer 2 is usally purchased buy falls response teams and healthcare providers who regularly pick up someone who has fallen to the ground.
To speak to our experienced advisors for more information or to arrange a demonstration of the lifting chairs – contact us.