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We want to help you understand what options are available so you have the information you need to determine the best solution for you in your home. We welcome your inquiry!

Looking At The Many Different Lifts We Provide Our Customers

At Advantage Home Health Solutions, we are all about giving people lifts! We mean that both figuratively and literally. It’s important to our entire team that we help people live safely and independently. Our philosophy is to provide the appropriate information needed to help our customers make informed decisions.

In many cases, we offer information about the many lifts we have to offer. They include stair lifts, power lift recliners, patient lifts, wheelchair lifts and vehicle lifts.

Stair lifts.

Stair lifts are effective solutions when staircases keep members of your household from enjoying the entire home. Whether you have a straight staircase or a curved staircase, a stair lift can help your loved one with disabilities to safely glide up and down the stairs. Stair lifts require no home modification to install, making them cost-effective mobility solutions. They also fold to park out of the way when not in use. This allows easy access to others who need to use the stairs.

Power lift recliners.

Power lift recliners are extremely comfortable chairs. Their design helps to reduce pain and promote relaxation. These seats let you find your most comfortable position with just the touch of a button. Some lift chairs recline all the way back to a sleep-ready position. Other models offer additional recline positions to increase circulation and provide hidden pleasures like heat and massage. The best feature of power lift recliners is that they lift you back up to your feet!

Patient lifts.

Patient lifts help caregivers to perform patient transfers in the bathroom, the bed and anywhere else that requires safe patient handling. Patient lift systems ease the process of lifting while protecting the health and safety of both the person being lifted and the caregiver performing the patient lift. Advantage Home Health Solutions offers both ceiling mounted patient lifts systems and portable patient lift transfer devices.

Ceiling mounted patient lifts use a series of tracks mounted to the ceiling, an electric lift motor and nylon slings to provide safe patient handling and patient transfers to various locations. Portable electric patient lift systems are an efficient way of providing safe patient handling and transfers from a wheelchair or power chair to a toilet, bed or change table if overhead patient lift systems are not an option.

Wheelchair lifts.

Wheelchair lifts are also known as vertical platform lifts or more commonly, porch lifts. They are often used as outdoor wheelchair lifts or scooter lifts for porches or decks. They are also occasionally used indoors and in public buildings. A basic porch lift consists of a single, open platform and drive mechanism that controls the up-and-down movement of the lift. Wheelchair lifts are typically installed in a garage or near a front or side door to help wheelchair users to get easy and safe access in or out of the house.

Vehicle lifts.

Vehicle lifts are designed to help transport mobility devices like wheelchairs and scooters into vehicles. We offer a variety of vehicle lift types. They include power wheelchair lifts for SUV or van travel, truck mounted wheelchair lifts and scooter or wheelchair lifts for car travel.

At Advantage Home Health Solutions, we always ensure that you have the complete picture to make an informed decision. You’ll know all of the possible options so you can choose which solution is best for you. To learn more about any and all of our lifts, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 403-460-5438. You may also email us by filling out the form on our Contact page!

How A Stair Lift Can Maximize Safety In Your Home

How A Stair Lift Can Maximize Safety In Your Home

One of the toughest parts about enduring a mobility issue is the loss of independence that often comes with it. A stair lift can change everything. Here’s 3 ways to restore independence with a stair lift.

Stairlift | FAQ’s

What's the minimum width for a stair lift?

There are no specific width requirements to install a stairlift. All stairs in Canada are built to specific codes and standard widths, which we know will permit the installation of some type of stairlift. There are no renovations required; we install the stairlift in the space you have and based on your specific requirements. You do not have to remove handrails for a stairlift installation.

What's the average cost of a stair lift?

Many factors can influence the price of a stairlift such as number of stairs, curves, stopping points, nearby availability of power sources. We will always determine the most suitable, safe and cost effective solution for your specific needs.

Some of the price ranges for stairlifts can be found on our website. You may also qualify for funding

Do you carry anything similar to acorn chair lifts for stairs?

We carry both straight and curved stairlifts for various types of settings. What’s important to note is we have a PhotoSurvey system to assist us with exact measurements of your stairs. This system helps us in perfecting your stairlift installation and will ensure a safe, smooth and always complete ride up the stairs.

We are sure to have a model of stairlift suitable for your needs, safety and budgetary requirements.

Is it possible to install a stair lift myself?

If you have a bit of construction or technical, engineering type background, it’s possible. But there are a number of factors that would probably influence you NOT to do the installation yourself.

On the YES side:

If it’s a straight stairlift, it’s possible:

  • If there’s a supplier (manufacturer or dealer) willing to support you with installation questions.
  • If you have a bit of technical knowledge, good measurements and understanding of mathematical information to make the necessary calculations to get the right parts.

On the NO side:

  • It can be a bit complex or confusing. If you don’t have the correct tools for cutting or joining the rails.
  • If you run into an issue after installation (like a breakdown), it may not be covered by warranty.
  • If it involves a stairlift with turns or curves, it’s challenging to ensure the exact measurements that will ensure a perfectly smooth and safe ride.

We are sure to have a model of stairlift suitable for your needs, safety and budgetary requirements.

My stair lift is beeping. What could be wrong?

Here are some possibilities that could explain why your stair lift is beeping:

Power off, receptacle issues, tripped breaker, charger issues, dislodged from the charge strip, connection issue between charger and rail, not in locked position and therefore can’t use remote, seat not in lock position, obstruction, armrests not in down position, some safety issue that needs tending.

If your stair lift needs service, we’re happy to help. Just give us a call and we’ll do our best to help. If it’s not urgent, you can request more information or a service call here.

My stair lift will not move. What could be the problem?

There are several possibilities for a stairlift to not work:

  • key (incorrect position or missing)
  • armrests in the wrong position
  • if it’s not plugged in
  • if  batteries are drained from age or other reasons such as recent power outage.

If this didn’t solve the issue, you may need a service call. Reach out by phone and call 403-460-5438 or request more information about stair lift service here.

How is a stairlift installed?

When installing a stair lift, we’ll be sure to get as close to the wall or railing as possible. We’ll take measurements specific to your stairs and in the event of a curved stair lift, we’ll manufacture a unit specifically for your situation. We’ll mount the stair lift rail directly onto the stair treads.

A stairlift can typically be installed in one afternoon. We’ll always ensure the stair lift installation meets your needs for safety of the user as well as others in the home.

Find Out More About Stair Lifts… 

Ask us for a free, no obligation in-home assessment. Just fill out our information request and get a FREE consultation today.