Can one person use a Hoyer Lift?

Answer While instructions for a Hoyer Lift may not advise against one person's using it, medical institutions and nursing centers generally forbid the operation of a Hoyer Lift by one person. Policies for... Read More »

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How to Use a Hoyer Lift?

Paraplegic and quadriplegic patients, as well as post surgical patients and other patient demographics, can have trouble moving between beds, wheelchairs, cars and stretchers. Health care professio... Read More »

Who makes the hoyer lift?

Hoyer Lifts are owned by Joerns Healthcare, a medical devices manufacturer in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. The company acquired Hoyer from Sunrise Guardian in 2008 and offers Hoyer products alongside ... Read More »

What is Hoyer lift?

A Hoyer lift is a mechanical winch-and-pulley system used to move incapacitated patients in places such as nursing homes and assisted-living facilities. Hoyer lifts offer the caregiver a safe way o... Read More »

Who invented the Hoyer Lift?

The sling lift commonly called the Hoyer Lift was patented on April 12, 1955 by Ronald R. Stratton. When Stratton originally applied for the patent in 1951, he called his invention the Floor Crane ... Read More »