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  • Liko In-rail charging

    I have an old rail system and would like to upgrade to a new motor and In-rail charging, is that possible?

    Yes, Liko’s rail systems can be adapted to your needs today and in the future. 

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  • Charging options for overhead lifts?

    What options do Liko offer for charging overhead lifts?

    Liko offer three charging options, ensuring you will find one suited to your needs. 

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  • Tie knots in the leg support straps?

    Is it permissible to tie knots in the leg support straps to make them shorter?

    Knots can be tied on the leg support straps. Another alternative is to choose a sling with a lower overall height.

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  • Can people with dementia use Liko MasterVest or Lift Pants?

    Can people with dementia use Liko MasterVest or Lift Pants?

    Based on our experience, we see no particular obstacles; many people with dementia have successfully used Liko MasterVest and Liko Lift Pants.

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  • Sling for gait training?

    Which sling is appropriate as support for gait training?

    Liko has developed two models of slings for gait/standing training: Liko MasterVest and Liko Lift Pants.

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  • Working life of a sling?

    How long is the useful working life of a sling?

    Liko’s slings generally have a long working life, though it is impossible to say exactly how long.

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  • Which slingbar should I choose?

    Which slingbar should I choose?

    All of your choices of different units in the assembled lift product are interrelated and should be made based on the needs of the patient and the lifting situation.

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  • Why only patient lifts and slings?

    Why does Liko carry an assortment of almost only patient lifts and slings?

    Since the start almost 30 years ago, we have chosen to focus almost entirely on lifting. Why? Since we found this area so interesting!

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  • Can the loops straps be extended on a ComfortVest?

    Can the loops straps be extended on a ComfortVest?

    Liko has developed special extension loops for this purpose. Read the description in the instruction guide.

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  • Sabina and ComfortVest works differently

    The combination of Sabina and ComfortVest works differently with my patient, depending on whether he is standing up from the bed or the wheelchair. Why is this?

    This may depend on whether the patient is able to lean back or on different sitting heights at the start of the lift. Try Sabina Seat Strap as an alternative.

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  • Should one or two caregivers assist during the use of a patient lift?

    Should one or two caregivers assist during the use of a patient lift?

    The number of caregivers required to assist depends on, among other factors, the type of lift being used and the patient’s functional status.

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  • Should mobile lifts be charged every night?

    Should mobile lifts be charged every night or only when the charging lamp lights up?

    Liko recommends that the lift be charged after each time it is used, or overnight

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  • Straight-rail or traverse

    When should you choose a straight rail and when should you choose a traverse system?

    The system best suited depends on your needs.

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  • Installing rail systems

    How can I install rail systems for overhead lifts?

    Liko's overhead lift systems can be installed in all settings and all materials.

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  • Sling Cross-bar for LikoLight?

    Can you use the Sling Cross-bar on LikoLight?

    Yes, but remember that the Sling Cross-bar reduces the functional lifting height and that this can be problematic, depending on the selected sling and lifting situation.

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  • Is there a risk of my mobile lift tipping over?

    Can you move a patient in a mobile lift when the base is not at all widened, without risk of tipping?

    Yes, Liko's lifts are thoroughly tested for tipping angles in accordance with ISO 10535.

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  • Sling from Liko on another lift

    Can I use a sling from Liko on a lift from another manufacturer?

    In Sweden the approved combinations are collected in the Combination List from the Swedish Institute of Assistive Technology. In order for the lifts to be approved for use, a documented fitting by the prescriber is required in each specific case.

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  • Does a mobile lift need to be charged every day?

    If you seldom use a mobile lift, do you still have to charge it every day?

    The battery functions better with regular charging, but if you use it only occasionally, the routines for charging can be adapted to that.

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  • Leave the sling after completed transfer?

    Can you leave the sling in the wheelchair after completed lift?

    Through long experience and development of our own products, we have found that it can work very well to stay on the sling if you choose a sling in an airy fabric such as net polyester.

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  • Production Year on Slings

    How can you see the year of production on slings from Liko?

    There are three different ways of seeing the production year on slings from Liko.

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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.