How Much Does a Ceiling Hoist Cost?

Ceiling hoists are an essential piece of handling equipment that can be used to transfer and support users safely from room to room or within an area, requiring minimal aid from carers. Read to find out more about how much a ceiling hoist costs.

The price of ceiling hoists generally differ depending on a number of factors but can cost between £1,800 and £3,500.

Most hoists are extremely versatile products and can be installed to meet patients’ very specific requirements. With GoLift hoists, you can either install a portable ceiling hoist or a standard hoist which can support varied weight capacities.

Factors which can impact the cost of a ceiling hoist:

Type of track system

This is perhaps the largest factor when it comes to influencing costing. While some patients require a standard straight-track system, those with more complex requirements may need an XY frame ceiling track (also known as a H-Frame track system).

XY hoist systems are designed and installed to cover a larger surface area, which therefore requires the installation of multiple tracks. The resulting cost of this can be approximately £2,400 - £3,500, while a standard straight track system can cost from £1,800 to £3,000.

Weight capacity

The GoLift ceiling hoist comes in three versions which can be installed to accommodate patients of various weights. This includes the GoLift 400 (up to 28st/178kg), GoLift 700 (up to 50st/318kg) or GoLift B1000 (up to 72st/457kg). Depending on which you choose, the price can increase considering the additional components needed to ensure that the system can support the patient’s weight safely.

Time taken to install

With more complex systems, the time taken for installation can be unavoidably longer than for simpler setups. if you decide to install an inset ceiling hoist, this may increase the time taken as well as the pricing. This also applies if you wish to extend your existing hoist systems to match up with a new system, which will require careful design work and specialist equipment.

The patient’s needs

Ceiling hoists are very personal systems, and are designed and installed through careful consideration of a patient’s requirements. For example, a person who is completely unable to travel without the aid of a hoist might require the installation of a complex track system that allows them to move between various rooms. A person with a temporary, or less immobilising illness or injury may require a smaller scale and therefore less expensive ceiling hoist.

If you are considering the installation of a ceiling hoist for your business or home use, our friendly advisors can give you a quote based on your specifications. Please contact us on 0845 658 8411 or hello@wealdenrehab.com for further information.


Latest Blog Posts

Christmas Opening Hours - 2020

Our opening times and support cover for the Christmas break, 2020.

cream-merry-christmas-personal-email-header
Christmas Opening Hours - 2020
Read more

Into the 2nd lockdown - we're here for you

Supporting our customers and supply chain as we go into winter

 

B Campbell video clip
Into the 2nd lockdown - we're here for you
Read more

New overview video shot for the GoLift

We've shot a new video...

golift-video-still
New overview video shot for the GoLift
Read more

Positive review for the Axi2Go chair

We welcome feedback from our customers. Here we share the positive experience with the Axi2Go Transport chair.

axi2go-3colours
Positive review for the Axi2Go chair
Read more

Introduction to our Virtual Assesments

There's many benefits - read on to find out why it's now the most popular way to assess.

virtual-assess
Introduction to our Virtual Assesments
Read more

What toilets are RAZ chairs compatible with?

Download our helpful guide on the RAZ ranges suitability to WC

copy-of-raz-toilet-compatibility
What toilets are RAZ chairs compatible with?
Read more

Get in touch