How do you transfer a patient by using a Hoyer lift?

Answer Performing a lift to transfer a bedridden person is a necessary task for caregivers. The Hoyer lift is a mechanical lift that will ease the process of lifting and transferring. Even with mechanical... 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 »

What is a Hoyer lift?

A Hoyer lift is a hydraulic machine that health-care personnel can use to transport people with mobility impairments as long as those impairments do not include a spinal cord injury. It takes two p... 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 »

Can one person use a Hoyer Lift?

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 »