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Group and Care Homes

Group and Care Homes for adults and elderly

Those living at group and care homes all have one thing in common: for different reasons they can’t or won’t live at home. However, their needs for everyday help and transferring can vary considerably.

Just within the group of patients in a care home, we see persons with different degrees of functionality and mobility. For those who need help to manage transfers, it is a question of finding the best aid to enable the individual patient to be as active as possible, which simultaneously is functional and safe for the staff.
Group homes can be homes for people with both psychic and physic disabilities; some are completely independent in their transfers, whereas multi-handicapped patients, for instance, can have a very big and specific need for help. For these patients, who cannot themselves participate in the transfers, the choice of sling fabric and fit is extremely important in order to handle the task in the best possible way.


Competent support staff
Contact your Liko representative if you need help in fitting a sling or if you want us to help you with a survey of your lifting needs. All of our sales representatives are  highly experienced consultants who have special experience in moving and handling patients.

Safe Lifting Licence
Our training company Liko Competence arranges popular Safe Lifting courses for caregivers. During the course, staff learns the basics in safe transfers, risk assessment and available aids. Contact your Liko representative for more information.

Examples of lifting needs

Within these segments we see that the most common lifts and transfers can be topical, for example:

  • To and from bed/wheelchair
  • Toilet visits
  • Shower and bath
  • Transfers in bed
  • Raising
  • Standing/Gait Training

Read more on our page on Lifting Needs »

Lifts and Raising Supports

The majority of the items in our product range are designed to work in group and care homes. Some that we would like to highlight are the following:

Find more suitable lifting accessories with our smart Sling Guide »

From the very beginning consideration for those for whom we develop our products has been our most important guiding-star. Our concept reflects our vision in our daily activity - always to improve life quality for patients and caregivers globally.