Now there are ELK emergency lifting cushions which are providing safe and dignified lift in order to reduce the risk of injury to carers. It is the perfect solution for helping those individuals who have fallen whether starting from the sitting or lying position.
It is available in 56 * 57 * 51 m and can be inflated in just few seconds. Its weight capacity is 445 kg along with a reasonable price of 1600 USD. It can be efficiently used in both homes and assisted living facilities.
It is being used by many ambulance services, hospitals, telecare response teams and care homes across the world. Through this system, the fallen person can be quickly and safely lifted from the floor and reduces the risk of injury to both the carer and individual.
It is ideal for anyone who has fallen in a confined space as the person can be shuffled onto the cushion or rolled on from the recovery position and then assisted to sit upright. Through touching a button, it can be inflated and allows the person to settle in a raised seated position ready to stand within minutes.
This technology is useful for those people who are suffering with neurological disorders and many physical disabilities such as limited mobility or amputees. The plus size or bariatric persons are also getting benefits from this technology as they face mobility changes and often find difficulties in getting back on their feet when they fall.
The ELK is particularly compact and lightweight and available in size that fits all and most fragile persons up to plus size individuals. Due to its unique design, it can be used inside or outside.