Handicare: A history of helping
Handicare has helped hundreds of thousands of people across the world to take control and overcome the challenges posed by their stairs at home.
We work alongside healthcare professionals every day and so understand what to consider when selecting the best solution to fulfil the needs of the stairlift user, their stairs and their budget.
In choosing a stairlift from Handicare you benefit from these relationships too: we have ploughed decades of experience into developing safe and reliable simple to use stairlift solutions that are designed to help thousands of people maintain their independence and stay in the home that they love.
Ranges designed for curved or straight stairs
Handicare offer an extensive range of stairlifts which means we can provide solutions for most domestic staircases.
Buying a stairlift
The buying process explained
To ensure that solutions are suitable both the user and staircase need to be assed. Find out about the steps involved in buying a stairlift.
Handicare has supplied enough stairlift rails to take you to New York and back – twice!
When you choose a stairlift from Handicare you are choosing a manufacturer that is trusted by people around the world to help them get up and downstairs.
Each year 57,000 older people attend hospital accident and emergency departments due to an accidental fall on steps or stairs.*
Using a stairlift is a proactive way to significantly reduce the risk of falling on stairs
*Source: Health Promotion England Avoiding slips, trips and broken hips, Crown copyright 2001
We have manufactured enough seats to fill Wembley stadium over 61 times!
Hundreds of thousand of people have chosen Handicare to support and help them stay in the home they love.
We have used enough electrical cable in our stairlifts to wrap around the world over four times?
When you choose a stairlift from Handicare you are choosing a manufacturer with a wealth of experience in getting people up and down stairs.
7% of men and 28% of women aged 50–74 lack the leg strength and power to climb stairs easily. *
Using a stairlift helps users take action to make this everyday task easier and maintain independence for longer.
Skelton, D A et al. Physical activity in later life: further analysis of the Allied Dunbar National Fitness Survey and the Health Education Authority National Survey of Activity and Health, London: HEA, 1999.
In 2014/15, more than 282,000 people over the age of 65 were admitted to hospital in England because of a fall.*
Using a stairlift is a proactive way to significantly reduce the risk of falling on stairs.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Estate agents fees increased by 61% in the 10 years from the end of 2004.
Post Office Money’s Cost of Buying & Moving study. Research carried out by Cebr on behalf of Post Office Money between September 2014 and March 2015.
A Handicare Stairlift is installed somewhere in the world every quarter of an hour.
Handicare Stairlift are a popular choice for people around the world when it comes to choosing a solution to help them get up and down stairs.