5 Factors that Affect the Cost of PPM Service Rates

Customers often ask us “What affects the cost of service rates and LOLER inspections?” While this question seems straightforward to answer, many variables influence the cost.

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6 Factors that Affect the Cost of a Ceiling Hoist Installation

There are many factors that affect the cost of a ceiling hoist installation which centres around the cost of materials and labour.

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Common Causes of Breakdowns for Ceiling Hoists

As a company that is routinely called out to repair ceiling hoists, we’ve put together this list of the 5 most common causes of breakdowns how to reduce them.

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5 Signs Your Assisted Bath Needs Replacing

If your assisted bath is making things more stressful than calming for residents and care staff, it might be time to look at replacing it.

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Molift Room to Room Demo Video

Room to room ceiling hoists systems is an effective solution for safe and easy transfer of the user between two or more rooms. This video demonstrates the Molift room to room system.

Liko Room to Room Demo Video

Room to room ceiling hoists systems is an effective solution for safe and easy transfer of the user between two or more rooms. This video demonstrates the Liko room to room system.

Get more life out of your hoist batteries

In busy care environments, multiple patient hoists that use the same type of battery pack can cause issues with downtime, out-of-action equipment, and risk of failure whilst in use. Get more life out of your hoist batteries with these steps.

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Prolong the lifespan of your patient handling equipment

7 maintenance tips to prolong the lifespan of your patient handling equipment in between your annual service, LOLER Inspection and Planned Preventative Maintenance. In fact, these checks should be carried out regularly before use.

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How to use patient hoist weighing scales correctly

Do you find you get varied or inaccurate readings when using hoist weighing scales? This video covers how to use hoist weighing scales correctly and record accurate readings every time.

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8 Things to check before calling out an engineer

Whenever there’s an engineer callout, there is a cost involved for their time, travel, and parts. Yet many potential callouts for patient handling equipment can be avoided with a little self-help.

How to Carry out Six Hoist Safety Checks Prior to Each Use

Mobile hoists and ceiling hoists have become an essential part of moving and handling equipment for many patients and carers in domestic and acute care settings. Make sure you are carrying out these safety checks prior to each use.

This video highlights several safety checks you should put in place that ensure the hoists remain safe for both the service user and their carers.

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5 Quick & Easy Sling Checks

Slings, like hoists, come under the LOLER regulation 1998, which means they need to be visually inspected every 6 months by a competent person.

However, a lot can change with slings within a 6-month period, especially in a high usage environment, so what is really important is that before each and every sling transfer is made, the carer carrying out the transfer must visually inspect the sling before they use it.

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