Our customer was investing a good deal in their property and has hoist systems being installed as part of the work. Early in the project, she requested that we proposed ways to improve the look of the products we were installing for her - this was after all a fantastic opportunity to ensure that her environment was designed to suit her needs for as long as possible, and she wanted to keep her assistive devices as unobtrusive as possible.
We suggested that we could hide the fixed rails of her hoists within the ceiling line and this was agreed to. Working with the builder we visited before the ceiling boards were put up to install the support structure within the floor space and install the fixed rails in such a way that the ceiling boards would be flush with the lower edge of the rail. The rails were protected against construction damage and then, once the ceilings had been decorated we returned the site to install the travelling rails and hoist units.
The final result is a clean design that leaves the ceiling-mounted hoist system as unobtrusive as possible.
Latest Blog Posts
Combatting hospital equipment theft with the Axi2Go
As hospital budgets continue to be pressured and cuts are made, the effects of device and equipment theft become more significant
Shower chair assessment - your clinical considerations
When purchasing a shower chair, it’s critical to determine the user’s level of mobility and support needed
Users & Carers Love the Barella Shower Trolley
Carers and users often give us feedback like: ‘The Barella shower trolley has made the entire bathing process so much easier. Thank you!’
The cost benefits of using recyclable care equipment
The cost of a shower chair can escalate over time as maintenance, training and repair bills aren’t always factored in
Justifying the RAZ Shower Chair and its Accessories
The RAZ shower chair is designed to maximise postural support, increase independence, comfort and quality of life.
Your guide to hoists
We understand that making the right decisions when investing in hoisting solutions can be tricky. We have created this blog of the most frequently asked hoistin...