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Best Patient Transfer Device

Patient Has Some Strength
LUMEX Stand Assist Patient Transport Unit, LF1600
Patient Has No Strength
Hi-Fortune Patient Lift Electric Foldable Hydraulic Body Lift, Assembling-Free and Heavy-Duty Battery-Powered with Low Base, 450lb Weight Capacity with Medium Full Mesh Sling,White
Patient Effort to Mount
Some arm strength to pull from seated to standing position. Consider using a seat lift to augment her strength. All stand-assistance articles are listed in the box at the bottom of this page.
None
Patient Effort to Ride
Lean bum on seat and knees on knee pads. Both are padded.
None
Weight Capacity
400 lb.
450 lb.
Height Range
5 ft. 1 in. to 6 ft. 6 in. tall. DO NOT LET SHORTER PEOPLE USE THIS DEVICE.
Any
Lift from Floor
Lift from Seat
Includes Sling
Locking Casters
553 Reviews
9 Reviews
Patient Has Some Strength
LUMEX Stand Assist Patient Transport Unit, LF1600
Patient Effort to Mount
Some arm strength to pull from seated to standing position. Consider using a seat lift to augment her strength. All stand-assistance articles are listed in the box at the bottom of this page.
Patient Effort to Ride
Lean bum on seat and knees on knee pads. Both are padded.
Weight Capacity
400 lb.
Height Range
5 ft. 1 in. to 6 ft. 6 in. tall. DO NOT LET SHORTER PEOPLE USE THIS DEVICE.
Lift from Floor
Lift from Seat
Includes Sling
Locking Casters
553 Reviews
Patient Has No Strength
Hi-Fortune Patient Lift Electric Foldable Hydraulic Body Lift, Assembling-Free and Heavy-Duty Battery-Powered with Low Base, 450lb Weight Capacity with Medium Full Mesh Sling,White
Patient Effort to Mount
None
Patient Effort to Ride
None
Weight Capacity
450 lb.
Height Range
Any
Lift from Floor
Lift from Seat
Includes Sling
Locking Casters
9 Reviews
The first patient transport is for getting someone from a chair, couch or bed to the bathroom. The second can also get them from the floor.

If the patient can pull herself up from a sitting position (or use a chair lift to do so) then the best budget patient transport is the Lumex Stand Assist. This is the transport device with the cushy built-in seat that moving up to a 400 lb. person relatively easy for the caregiver. If the patient cannot lift herself at all, or if you are picking up a patient on the floor, then the best choice is the Hi-Fortune Patient Lift. It includes the carrying sling, locking casters, and carries 450 lb.

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LUMEX Stand Assist Patient Transport Unit, LF1600
553 Reviews
LUMEX Stand Assist Patient Transport Unit, LF1600
  • Dimensions: Maximum Width - 25" x Maximum Height - 42.5" x Overall Length - 33.5" | Front Base Height - 5" | Weight: 61 lb
  • Padded knee and seat pads enhance user comfort
  • Stable frame and base with locking rear casters increases user confidence and physical safety
  • 400 lb safe working load fits people between 5'1" and 6'6" tall
  • Designed for adults and seniors who have the strength and stability to lift transfer and support themselves from a seated to standing position

Hi-Fortune Patient Lift Electric Foldable Hydraulic Body Lift, Assembling-Free and Heavy-Duty Battery-Powered with Low Base, 450lb Weight Capacity with Medium Full Mesh Sling,White
9 Reviews
Hi-Fortune Patient Lift Electric Foldable Hydraulic Body Lift, Assembling-Free and Heavy-Duty Battery-Powered with Low Base, 450lb Weight Capacity with Medium Full Mesh Sling,White
  • FREE LIFT SLING: Four point spreader bar for the safest, most comfortable life possible. Easily transfer from bed to wheelchair, recliner or shower chair, or from sofa to bed, even from the floor. Large sling size can accommodate all size patients. Made of Polyester that can be used in wet or dry
  • INSTALL: With maximum space for the user, the lifts are designed to ensure that folding and unfolding can be carried out easily and without the need for tools. You can take it to the car easily, no need for the secondary installation, you can use it at any time
  • CAPACITY: Max load capacity is 450lbs. The height range allows lifting from floor and high surfaces. Padded swivel bar with 360-degree rotation for added comfort and convenience. High-quality lift features battery-powered operation and was designed to help reduce the possibility of caregiver back injury and ensure safe user handling
  • ELECTRONIC SYSTEM: Convenient push-button hand controls and rear pedal adjustable legs can be operated by foot. A manual emergency lowering device and an anti-entrapment feature if boom meets any resistance while lowering
  • WARRANTY: 1-Year Warranty on frame, 6-month replacement warranty on Actuator, Control Box and Hand Controls. Please confirm the battery after receiving the product. If the battery is low, please charge it before using it! Also, the lift cannot be used while charging. Any problem, please free to contact us

How to Choose a Patient Transport

  1. Is your patient unable to get up from a chair, even with a standing assistance device? (see sit-stand devices here, opens in new window)
  2. Are you lifting the patient from the floor?

If your patient cannot get herself onto the transport, or you are picking her up from the floor, then you need Hi-Fortune patient transport with hydraulic lift.

If she can get herself up from a sitting to standing position (by herself or with help), and you are not worried about getting her up from the floor, then you can get a Lumex patient transport.

Use a Lumex for Semi-Mobile Patients

Lumex Patient Assist Transport
The patient has lots of support and padding.

The Lumex 1600LF is the transport with padded seat and knees. The seat opens to allow the patient inside. It closes to keep her inside the frame.

Caregivers like using the Lumex more than a wheelchair for bathroom trips. The Lumex is 25 in. at its widest width, which is  much easier on doorways than most wheelchairs.

For the quality, the Lumex is less money than its competitors. Caretakers use it with Parkinson’s, neurological diseases, stroke and surgery patients.

Because the Lumex puts the patient in a quasi-standing position with support at the knees and back, caretakers use it for keeping their patients upright during washcloth bathing.

Buy the Lumex Transport

It’s hard to find a better transport, especially for the price. The Lumex puts a cage around the patient, and allows her to lean at both the knees and seat for a more comfortable experience. View the Lumex at Amazon using the button below.

LUMEX Stand Assist Patient Transport Unit, LF1600
553 Reviews
LUMEX Stand Assist Patient Transport Unit, LF1600
  • Dimensions: Maximum Width - 25" x Maximum Height - 42.5" x Overall Length - 33.5" | Front Base Height - 5" | Weight: 61 lb
  • Padded knee and seat pads enhance user comfort
  • Stable frame and base with locking rear casters increases user confidence and physical safety
  • 400 lb safe working load fits people between 5'1" and 6'6" tall
  • Designed for adults and seniors who have the strength and stability to lift transfer and support themselves from a seated to standing position

Use the Hi-Fortune Transports for Immobile Patients and for Floor Recovery

Hi-Fortune Electric Patient LiftThe Hi-Fortune transport not only lifts the patient without assistance using a hydraulic motor, its arm bends low enough to rescue a patient who has fallen on the floor.

This is the transport that can lift up to 450 lb. and a pedal-control to widen and narrow the distance between the legs.

It runs on a rechargeable battery, so you leave it plugged in when not in use. It comes standard with a large nylon lifting sling. The legs fit under almost all beds, and the rear  casters lock for stability.

Customers rate it as very easy to use, even on carpet. Caretakers use it with patients who have had surgery, who are weak and atrophied, and who have had strokes or other neurological impairments.

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The Hi-Fortune is a high-quality hydraulic lift at a low price compared to others that sometimes do not include the sling in the base cost.

Buy the Hi-Fortune Transport

The Hi-Fortune does include the sling, and is engineered to lift patients even from the floor. View the Lumex at Amazon using the button below.

Hi-Fortune Patient Lift Electric Foldable Hydraulic Body Lift, Assembling-Free and Heavy-Duty Battery-Powered with Low Base, 450lb Weight Capacity with Medium Full Mesh Sling,White
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Hi-Fortune Patient Lift Electric Foldable Hydraulic Body Lift, Assembling-Free and Heavy-Duty Battery-Powered with Low Base, 450lb Weight Capacity with Medium Full Mesh Sling,White
  • FREE LIFT SLING: Four point spreader bar for the safest, most comfortable life possible. Easily transfer from bed to wheelchair, recliner or shower chair, or from sofa to bed, even from the floor. Large sling size can accommodate all size patients. Made of Polyester that can be used in wet or dry
  • INSTALL: With maximum space for the user, the lifts are designed to ensure that folding and unfolding can be carried out easily and without the need for tools. You can take it to the car easily, no need for the secondary installation, you can use it at any time
  • CAPACITY: Max load capacity is 450lbs. The height range allows lifting from floor and high surfaces. Padded swivel bar with 360-degree rotation for added comfort and convenience. High-quality lift features battery-powered operation and was designed to help reduce the possibility of caregiver back injury and ensure safe user handling
  • ELECTRONIC SYSTEM: Convenient push-button hand controls and rear pedal adjustable legs can be operated by foot. A manual emergency lowering device and an anti-entrapment feature if boom meets any resistance while lowering
  • WARRANTY: 1-Year Warranty on frame, 6-month replacement warranty on Actuator, Control Box and Hand Controls. Please confirm the battery after receiving the product. If the battery is low, please charge it before using it! Also, the lift cannot be used while charging. Any problem, please free to contact us

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