Tuesday, September 25, 2012

BluOne F145 Pool Lift

The BluOne F145 pool lift is ideal if there is a drop from the poolside to the water line. The following example images show the lift in use at leisure centre swimming pools, indoor pools, outdoor pools and a seawater pool.

F145 pool lift image

F145 pool lift into sea

Disabled Pool Lift

F145 Swimming Pool Hoists

External Pool Lifts

The F145 is available with the chair option as standard and can also be used with a body harness, the chair can be fitted with transporter wheels for access to poolside. Contact Dolphin Mobility in the UK on 0800 9800 126 or 01276 856060 for more details.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The Dolphin Lifts Daily Newsletter

Monday, September 17, 2012

Inclusion of Swimmers with a Disability

Free downloadable pdf, Inclusion of Swimmers with a Disability, from the excellent swimming.org contains information on teaching swimmers with a disability.

Suas 140s Portable Hoists - Images and Manual

The Suas 140s portable hoist, available from Dolphin Mobility, is the ideal travelling aid and is especially useful when there is a lifting requirement in a confined space.

The Suas 140s hoist

Suas Hoist emergency stop button

Suas Hoists remote control
Suas hoist and sling
Suas Hoist Lifting from a chair
The hoist is supplied with a travel wrap and transport/storage trolley and has all of the features that you would expect from a conventional mobile hoist. For more information the Suas hoists user manual is now available for free download.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Inclusive Fitness Works out better for all

The English Federation of Disability Sport were disappointed to learn that many gyms are still inaccessible to disabled people, according to a Leonard Cheshire Disability report released this week. This has emphasised the significant need for programmes such as the Inclusive Fitness Initiative.


Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Suas Portable Hoists

The Suas 140s is a compact and portable hoist for lifting disabled people. With all the benefits of a standard mobile hoist, the Suas is extremely transportable and is perfect for taking on holiday or for use in tight spaces.

SUAS Hoist Car Seat Transfer

For more information on Suas Hoists and other portable lifting systems please contact Dolphin Lifts on 0800 9800 126 or visit the website.

***Please note, the SUAS hoist is no longer in production, for an alternative see the portable travel hoist on our website***

Monday, September 10, 2012

Exercise Your Right: National Gym Survey

"Survey your gym today." - Jordan Jarrett-Bryan, Channel 4 Paralympics reporter

‘Exercise Your Right' is part of the Action for Access campaign which works for a UK everyone can access. Leonard Cheshire Disability aims to gather hundreds of surveys to build a clear picture of gym access in the UK. With the information it will: Launch a report on gyms and disability (September) Publish the surveys online Work with each individual gym to make improvements Create a good practice guide for gyms.

Download forms from: http://www.actionforaccess.org/gyms

Gyms are 'no-go zones' for disabled people, say campaigners

Many local facilities are partially inaccessible and will struggle to cope with increased demand in wake of Paralympics http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/sep/10/gym-access-disabled-people-campaigners.

Monday, September 03, 2012