Using A Ceiling Track Hoist And Its Advantages
There are a number of benefits that one can get in choosing to use a ceiling hoist instead of a mobile hoist and it will be discussed 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. You can avoid the hassle of pushing across certain things in your house and avoid the obstacles of the environment when you use a ceiling track use making it a lot great to use than a mobile hoist.
No need to have another carer
There is no know rule that a state mobile hoist needs to be managed by two carers, but most often mobile hoists require the use of 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 most often recommendation for a lot safer hoisting is to use a ceiling track hoist especially when using a single handed care in order to avoid the possible risks that might happen when hoisting.
The ability to hoist yourself
If it there is low risk assessment, a person with a strong mobility of the upper body can perform self hoist as an option. It is important to know that self hoisting can only be possible when using 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 wise to give a patient the means of communication in order to avoid any danger that might happen when self hoisting, an example for this is a pendant alarms on the neck of the patient. 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.
Using a mobile hoist can be a little intrusive especially when it is moved towards you, and I know that for most of the people who have tried being hoisted, this is agreeable. A ceiling track hoist is a way convenient option for a patient being it not intrusive because it only needs a little of the personal space of the patient.