Whether you are moving your loved ones into your home, or taking the steps to help them stay in their own home, their safety is the number one priority.

According to statistics, one in four Americans aged 65+ falls each year. Several individuals are injured so badly that their quality of life is forever changed. If you are noticing a need to adjust either yours or your loved ones’ home to help keep them safe, here are some tips that will get you started.

Start with an assessment:
Observe your loved one throughout the day. Watch them doing normal everyday tasks, and make lists of things that you notice that might need to be adjusted to keep them safe. Here are some things to consider, depending on the living situation…

  • Eliminate thresholds at doorways that might cause them to trip.
  • Add no-slip textures to steps, bathtubs and showers.
  • Install a waterproof seat for the shower.
  • Raise the toilet seat to help them get up and down easier.
  • Clear and widen pathways for ease of mobility and to avoid tripping on things.
  • Add railings to any long hallways.
  • Repair any loose carpeting and remove throw rugs.
  • Make sure all chords are tucked away.

Light their way:

  • Make sure all hallways, stairwells, and closets are well-lit.
  • Add extra lamps where necessary
  • Add motion sensor lights outside and on pathways.

Modify the kitchen:

  • Put items most commonly used within reaching distance.
  • Move heavy items to waist level to avoid reaching too high or bending too low.
  • Hang a fire extinguisher within reach.
  • Keep all medications labeled, organized, and in a safe place.
  • Keep a list of important numbers written in large print somewhere in plain sight (such as the refrigerator) in case of an emergency.

Making these simple modifications can help keep your loved one safe. Giving everyone peace of mind will help make difficult transitions easier.

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About Raizer Lift Chair by Rescue Lift | Mobile Lifting Chair
About Raizer Lift Chair by Rescue Lift | Mobile Lifting Chair

Rescue Lift and Liftup have cooperated with a partner in design and innovation during the development process to achieve the exclusive expression of the Raizer. All the materials are carefully selected with focus on stability and durability and in consideration of both the helper and the fallen person.

A person who has fallen and can not get up again is raised comfortably up to a sitting or almost standing position in a way that supports the entire body throughout the process. This way of lifting shows consideration for the importance of being helped up in a dignified and safe way.

Ergonomic benefits

Raizer, the state of the art lifting chair, is used by personnel in home care as well as for ambulance services and all personnel working with lifting and moving of individuals with reduced mobility in general. The helper can without assistance handle the Raizer and the person on the floor with minimal physical effort, thus lifting and moving don't put the assistant's back, arms, etc. at risk.

Easy to transport

Raizer is to be disassembled after use and thus easily transported and used anywhere and in any situation. This innovative aid for lifting and moving allows the assistant to help a fallen person to sit or stand in a few minutes (including the assembly) from arrival on site.

Simple handling

Raizer is carried disassembled to the place where it is to be used and is battery operated via a remote control.

Exclusive design

Rescue Lift has cooperated with a partner in design and innovation during the development process to achieve the exclusive expression of the Raizer. All the materials are carefully selected with focus on stability and durability and in consideration of both the helper and the fallen person.

Find a distributor for more information about Raizer, prices, delivery time etc.

Ergonomic benefits

Raizer, the state of the art lifting chair, is used by personnel in home care as well as for ambulance services and all personnel working with lifting and moving of individuals with reduced mobility in general. The helper can without assistance handle the Raizer and the person on the floor with minimal physical effort, thus lifting and moving don't put the assistant's back, arms, etc. at risk.

Easy to transport

Raizer is to be disassembled after use and thus easily transported and used anywhere and in any situation. This innovative aid for lifting and moving allows the assistant to help a fallen person to sit or stand in a few minutes (including the assembly) from arrival on site.

Simple handling

Raizer is carried disassembled to the place where it is to be used and is battery operated via a remote control.

Exclusive design

Rescue Lift has cooperated with a partner in design and innovation during the development process to achieve the exclusive expression of the Raizer. All the materials are carefully selected with focus on stability and durability and in consideration of both the helper and the fallen person.

Find a distributor for more information about Raizer, prices, delivery time etc.

Ergonomic benefits

Raizer, the state of the art lifting chair, is used by personnel in home care as well as for ambulance services and all personnel working with lifting and moving of individuals with reduced mobility in general. The helper can without assistance handle the Raizer and the person on the floor with minimal physical effort, thus lifting and moving don't put the assistant's back, arms, etc. at risk.

Easy to transport

Raizer is to be disassembled after use and thus easily transported and used anywhere and in any situation. This innovative aid for lifting and moving allows the assistant to help a fallen person to sit or stand in a few minutes (including the assembly) from arrival on site.

Simple handling

Raizer is carried disassembled to the place where it is to be used and is battery operated via a remote control.

Exclusive design

Rescue Lift has cooperated with a partner in design and innovation during the development process to achieve the exclusive expression of the Raizer. All the materials are carefully selected with focus on stability and durability and in consideration of both the helper and the fallen person.

Find a distributor for more information about Raizer, prices, delivery time etc.

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Raizer®
  • Mobile lifting chair for transfer from floor to a sitting or standing position
  • Minimal physical effort for the assistant
  • Both citizen and assistant can feel safe in the process
  • Easy to transport in 2 light bags
  • Assembly prior to operation: max 3 minutes
  • Comfortable and safe for the person on the floor
  • Safe working load: 150 kgs.
  • Seat: Width 47 cm depth 22 cm.
  • Battery capacity: approx. 100 transfers before charging
  • Cleaning-friendly