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What Are The Benefits That You Get From Using Ceiling Track Hoist
Choosing to use a ceiling hoist instead of using a mobile hoist has a lot of advantages and we will be discussing these advantages in this article.
The usage is simple.
One of the important benefit that you can get in choosing to use a ceiling hoist instead of a mobile hoist is that it is easy to use. If you choose to use a ceiling hoist instead of using a mobile hoists, you will avoid the problem of pushing to certain objects in your house and coming across the obstacles of your environment such as rugs, furniture, cables, and many more.
The use of only one carer.
There is no rule that mentions the operation of state mobile hoists must be done by two carers, but mostly care plans and risk evaluation are recommending mobile hoists to be handed by two carers because of the mentioned challenges above. There are also risks that are often seen when a patient collides with the mobile hoist’s framework because there is only one carer and this will happen when a hoist has to be moved and there is no one there to assist the patient.
The use of a ceiling track hoist for a single handed care can reduce the possible risk when hoisting is often recommended to be a more safer way.
A person can hoist alone
If it there is low risk assessment, a person with a strong mobility of the upper body can perform self hoist as an option. Self hoisting of course can done when you use a ceiling track hoist. When assessing the risk of self hoisting, there are a lot of important things that needs to be considered such as the evaluation of the tack position in order to perform a safe transfer. It is smart to think of giving the patient a method of communication every time he or she performs a self hoist, an example for this is a pendant alarm that will be used in case if a failure of the hoist. If the patient really wants to self hoist, it is smart to think about the safety of the procedure and try to modify a few parts of the hoist in order to avoid possible dangers that might happen.
No problem with storage
A ceiling hoist can be stored easily when it is not used, you can always park it our of the way. A lot of storage room is needed in order to set aside a mobile hoist.
The patient can be less imposed.
If you have tried being hoisted, you will probably agree that using a mobile hoist is a lot intrusive especially during the times that the mobile hoist is moved towards you. The personal space of the patient is always important for the comfort of the patient, a ceiling track hoist is way less intrusive because it will only require a little space.
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