News and events
Product launch: New fixed hanger bars
Human Care is proud to introduce two new 2-point fixed hanger bars for our overhead lifts that are lightweight, yet extremely durable.
These new hanger bars are available in two models – one for the HeliQ and one for the Altair and Roomer S. They are streamlined, offer added safety features and are easily installed.
The 2-point hanger bar for HeliQ stationary lift comes in 3 different widths:
• 35 cm (13.8”)
• 45 cm (17.7”)
• 60 cm (23.6”)
The 2-point hanger bar for Altair & Roomer S lift comes in 2 different widths:
• 45 cm (17.7”)
• 55 cm (21.7”)
Please note that the hanger bar is not included when ordering a lift, it has to be ordered separately.
Product Launch: New powered 4-point spreader bar
Human Care is proud to introduce a new powered 4-point spreader bar to our portfolio of overhead lifts. This new spreader bar is designed for our stationary lifts and is the ultimate choice for hospitals and other care environments who use slings affixed with clips. Controlled by the lift handset, the electric movement is smooth and comfortable for both the client and the caregiver.
New 1/4 Length Side Rails
We are happy to announce that our new 1/4 length side rails for our Floorline series of ultra-low beds are now ready for pre-ordering with shipping commencing early September 2018.
The new 1/4 length side rail can be mounted on both the head and the foot end of all Human Care ultra low beds. They are sold as a pair, or as a part of a kit with the 1/2 length side rails. All mounting brackets are included in the kit. The 1/4 lenght side rail can be used on it’s own or together with the the 1/2 lenght side rail.
Human Care Webinar Series
Human Care is pleased to present, in conjunction with the Association of Safe Patient Handling (ASPHP), a webinar on the basic challenges associated with patient/resident mobility in a healthcare setting.
This session is hosted by Susan Gallagher, PhD MSN MA RN CSPHP.
Register online here
View our invitation for more information about this exciting event.
Visit us at these upcoming events!
Upcoming Events include:
February 2018: 2018 Ace Summit Reverse Expo, Atlanta, Georgia
February 2018: Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice, San Antonio, Texas
February 2018: APTA CSM (Combined Sections Meeting), New Orleans, Louisiana
March 2018: Alzheimer’s Association Spring Symposium, Arlington, Texas
April 2018: Safe Patient Handling/Mobility Falls Conference, Orlando, Florida
July 2018: LMHPCO Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
September 2018: AOHP National Conference, Glendale, Arizona
October 2018: NPA (National Pace Association), Portland, Oregon
HUMAN CARE LIFTING UP TO THE CLOUD
CONNECTED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY IMPROVES HEALTHCARE
Article in TECH TRENDS
Digitalization enables development of smart products, even in applications where the technology is relatively simple.In collaboration with Prevas, the Swedish company Human Care is developing cloud-connected lifting solutions that prevent occupational injuries and help healthcare providers plan their work. Human Care is a Swedish company with main offices and product development in Stockholm. The company also has sales offices in the US, Canada, Holland and Australia. The company’s overhead lifts are used at assisted-living facilities, hospitals and in home environments for moving people with disabilities, such as from beds to wheelchairs or from wheelchairs to bathtubs.
Product Launch: INSIGHTS – New Lift Interface System
Human Care is proud to introduce INSIGHTS – a new Lift Interface System. INSIGHTS provides health professionals with valuable information to improve safe patient handling practices that can result in reduced number of injuries, cost savings and optimal asset management.
INSIGHTS is an easy-to-use web interface that can be connected to Human Care´s overhead lifts Altair, Roomer S and HeliQ.
It facilitates cloud based storage of collected data from the lifting activities, all accessible from a computer, mobile or tablet device.
INSIGHTS supports compliance and encourages consistent utilization of the lifting equipment.
Download PDF to read more about the benefits of INSIGHTS or contact your local Human Care office for more information!
Interview with Patience Clements, Registred Nurse, Covenant Hospital, Lubbock, TX
Patience Clements works as a Registred Nurse at Covenant Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. For Patience it´s very important that she gets the patients up and out of bed as fast as possible for example after surgery. Watch the video to find out more how Patience works with the chair in her daily work and what she thinks of it!