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Derek J Richards: Invalid hoists. Arjo Mecanaids, Young & Thompson, June 11, 1991: US05022106 (36 worldwide citation)

In order to raise infirm or disabled persons from a sitting to a generally standing position, a hoist comprises a mast, a carrier movable along the mast, and a U-shaped lifting member which is connected at its closed end to an upper end of the mast for pivotable movement about a horizontal axis and ...


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James David Richard: Apparatus for handling disabled persons. Mecanaids, Young & Thompson, August 20, 1974: US3829916 (28 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for handling hospital patients or other persons who are disabled or infirm facilitates lifting into and out of a bath while firmly supported in a sitting position. The apparatus comprises lifting mechanism including a lifting arm which projects from a lifting column. A patient support memb ...


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Derek J Richards: Apparatus for assisting physically disabled persons into and out of a bath. Arjo Mecanaids, Young & Thompson, April 14, 1992: US05103509 (21 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for assisting physically disabled persons into and out of a bath, comprises a base, suckers provided on the base for releasably gripping an inside bottom surface of the bath, a lifting column fixed to the base, a seat supported by the lifting column, and an electrically powered actuator mo ...


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James David Richard: Apparatus for handling disabled persons. Mecanaids, May 15, 1973: US3732584 (19 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to apparatus for handling hospital patients or other persons who are disabled or infirm.The apparatus comprises a lifting arm having a free end portion movable with respect to the remainder of the arm to either of two operative positions. In one operative position the arm is ad ...


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David Richard James: Lifting means. Mecanaids, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 15, 1976: US03962737 (18 worldwide citation)

An invalid hoist has a wheeled chassis with a rear mounting for an upstanding column and lifting arm. The chassis comprises a cross member with main load-carrying wheels adjacent the ends thereof and three fore-and-aft wheel-carrying arms projecting from the cross member. Two of the arms extend forw ...


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David Richard James: Invalid hoists. Mecanaids, Cushman Darby & Cushman, December 21, 1976: US03998284 (18 worldwide citation)

A hoist for lifting and weighing a disabled person comprises a chassis supporting an upstanding column from which a lifting arm projects. The arm can be raised and lowered by means of elevating mechanism associated with the column, and a patient to be lifted, transported and/or weighed can be suppor ...


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David R James: Apparatus for lifting disabled persons. Mecanaids, Cushman Darby & Cushman, June 10, 1980: US04206523 (11 worldwide citation)

A bath lift, for lifting a disabled person into and out of a bath, has a telescopic column for mounting on the floor alongside the bath. A lifting arm mounted on the top of the column projects therefrom and carries a support, such as a legless chair structure, for the person being bathed. An upper p ...


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Derek J Richards: Bath. Arjo Mecanaids, Young & Thompson, September 15, 1992: US05146638 (10 worldwide citation)

A bath comprises a bath tub and apparatus for assisting persons into and out of the bath tub. The apparatus comprises a lifting column in the form of a telescopic mast, a seat supported by the mast, a first actuator provided for the most part within the mast, for raising and lowering the seat relati ...


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Richards Derek John: Invalid hoist. Arjo Mecanaids, April 11, 1990: GB2223477-A (10 worldwide citation)

In order to raise infirm or disabled persons from a sitting to a generally standing position, the hoist comprises a mast (12), a carrier movable along the mast (12), and a U-shaped lifting member (13) which is connected at its closed end to an upper end of the mast (12) for pivotable movement about ...


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Derek John Richards: Toilet aids. Mecanaids, Cushman Darby & Cushman, July 20, 1976: US03969778 (8 worldwide citation)

A toilet aid is designed for use with a W.C. to assist disabled, elderly and infirm persons using the W.C. The aid is constructed for attachment to the W.C. pan using the normal seat-attachment bolt holes provided in the pan. An arm structure has side support arms which extend fowardly on either sid ...