hoyer lift

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    Hoyer Lift

    I am getting ready to get a Hoyer Lift. What should I be looking for? What is important?
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    Caregiver to my dad Gary for 5 years

    Hello My name is Jasmine and I am 28 years old and from Los Angeles. My dad Gary was diagnosed on 12/12/12 and I took care of him until he died of respiratory failure in January of this year. I would constantly look at posts on these forums but I was too afraid to make an account and I'm not...
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    Caregiver to my dad Gary for 5 years

    Hello My name is Jasmine and I am 28 years old and from Los Angeles. My dad Gary was diagnosed on 12/12/12 and I took care of him until he died of respiratory failure in January of this year. I would constantly look at posts on these forums but I was too afraid to make an account and I'm not...
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    Milford patient hoist

    My special PAL is now unable to stand and pivot for transferring, he is always either in the hospital bed or PWC, we are exclusively using a manual Hoyer lift with a split sling for transfers. We don't have a van to take him anywhere, we are totally at the mercy of the local non-emergancy...
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    Hospice

    I had posted earlier about denial among family members about my PALS ( 79 year old woman diagnosed in 2013 with ALS). I took her to the clinic yesterday. Her FVC is 36. She has decent strength in her hands and forearms; voice is strong; swallowing is worse. The neurologist recommended...
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    A complication I never considered!

    I just spent 4 days in the hospital with a collapsed lung and the worst part was a sore butt from the mattress! It started with the sniffles and a scratchy throat. I went to the doctor to see about an antiviral which they recommend right away for ALS people. Turns out that all there is is...
  7. KimT

    Lift Track system

    My contractor is going to start demolition of my baster bath on Monday. It is a huge project and it will be a complete tear down. Materials have been ordered and we have a good floor plan on paper. The only thing left to do is commit to a track system from my master bedroom to the master...
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    INVACARE Reliant RPL450-1 Electric HoyerLift With slings extra Battery used one time.

    Invacare Reliant RPL450-I electric Hoyer Lift with 2- slings 1-full body 2nd divided leg....extra battery with charger."ONLY USED ONE TIME" Like Brand New..... No Warranty Shipping Not Included $1,200
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    Panic attack

    I had a rough night last night. I finally reached another loss and it is time to use the hoyer lift. I was hoping my legs would continue to work for a couple more months because my husband is having hip replacement surgery on Monday and he is my CALS from 2 pm until 9 am. (I have care lined...
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    Hoyer lift on carpet

    How or what can I do to allow the Hoyer life to work on a carpeted floor?
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