This device was designed to allow aides to lift persons from a sitting position without putting stress on the persons arms and shoulders. The lift is placed on the seat prior to sitting down. Because the lift is not bulky, it may be sat on without irritation.
ATS is a community of people whose primary purpose is to enhance the availability of assistive technology devices. The independence and quality of life of people with disabilities and others with functional limitations are greatly increased with the use of assistive technology. Availability of assistive technology is currently limited to those devices which can be purchased and those fabricated on a custom basis. The limited size of the market often creates a significant barrier to the commercialization and availability of assistive technology devices. (Read more)