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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!

Have Yourself A Merry (And Safe) Little Christmas!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…and the big day is almost here! Can you believe that it is almost Christmas Day? On behalf of the entire Advantage Home Health Solutions team, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas! We hope that, in spite of the ongoing pandemic, you’re able to safely enjoy a wonderful time with the people you love the most. Please be safe as you take the opportunity to celebrate the holiday and make wonderful new memories.

Please note our holiday hours.

The Advantage Home Health Solutions team is certainly looking forward to the holidays! However, we will be continuing to work throughout most of the next two weeks. We are open all week long, but will close halfway through the day on Christmas Eve. Our location will remain closed for the holiday until the 29th when we will open up again for the next few days. We will take another half day on New Year’s Eve. Our first day of operations in 2022 will be January 3.

Of course, during any day when we are open, we more than welcome you to contact us about any and all of our mobility solutions. Let’s take a look at some of our most popular!

Electric mobility scooters.

At Advantage Home Health Solutions, we stock a wide variety of electric mobility scooters. If you suffer from mobility issues that make walking difficult, medical scooters are great solutions. They are especially useful for excursions to the park, getting groceries or visiting friends and family.

We proudly carry both 4-wheel scooters and 3-wheel electric mobility scooter models. They are available in a variety of sizes to suit your needs. We also have travel scooters that disassemble or fold for storage and travel, mid-sized multi-use scooters and large, more robust scooters that can effectively handle more challenging terrain.

Walkers and rollators.

These great solutions are also ideal choices for those who need assistance with walking. When set to optimum heights, walkers and rollators can help to support those with limited walking ability. It is important to note that an improperly set up walker or rollator can be difficult to use and have a negative impact on your health. Our qualified technicians will ensure that your walker is properly set up and adjusted to provide you with maximum benefits.

Medical walkers are available in two standard configurations: the standard aluminum walker and a walker with wheels. Standard walkers are generally best used indoors. Rollators (or walkers with wheels) provide effective walking support both inside and outside.

Stair lifts.

If you or a loved one has trouble climbing up and down the stairs, a stair lift will make the perfect addition to your home. They safely glide up and down staircases to give those with mobility issues stress-free access to your home’s various levels. Remove the risk of falling down the steps with a new stair lift. It can be installed to either a straight or curved staircase!

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, 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! Happy holidays!

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.