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    ELK Lifting Cushion

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    Case Study: Why Carecall Response Service Are Using The Mangar ELK Daily

    Carecall is a 24-hour telemonitoring and response service for older and vulnerable people in Stockport.  Established more than 20 years ago, the service is a not for profit organisation serving a region where the population of those aged 65 and over is 16.4% and the highest seen in any [...]

    ELK Lifting Cushion

    The Mangar ELK is an emergency lifting cushion that has been designed to provide a safe and dignified lift for those that have fallen. It is recognised as a unique manual handling aid for emergency service professionals in pressured response situations and is currently used in every ambulance in the UK.

    Benefits of the Elk

    The ELK is an innovative manual handling device designed to lift a fallen person of the floor with the support of only one person. Using the ELK, the individual can be safely lifted from the floor at the touch of a button, at the same time as minimising the risk of injury to both the emergency services professional and the fallen individual.

    It is the ideal patient lifting solution for anyone who has fallen in a confined space as they can easily shuffle on to the cushion - or rolled from the recovery position if required - and then assisted to an upright seated position. What’s more – all of this is done at the touch of a button!

    Who can use it

    The ELK lifting cushion is ideal for emergency service personnel who key assistance and support when lifting in a pressurised environment, particularly where people have fallen in confined spaces such as their bedroom, bathroom or hallway. Both injured and non-injured fallen individuals can be lifted using the cushion. This could include:

    • Statistics show that 30% of adults over the age of 65 will fall at least once a year, with this number increasing to 50% over the age of 80, making the elderly common clientele for the Mangar ELK.
    • Individuals who are plus size or face daily mobility challenges will often find it difficult to get back up after a fall, even if they have not sustained any injuries.
    • Patients suffering from neurological disorders such as MS, Epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Stroke, Dementia and Huntington's disease.
    • Individuals who suffer from limited mobility as the result of a physical disability.

    Special features

    • When deflated it is compact and lightweight, weighing only 3.8kgs.
    • The ELK is ‘one size fits all’ and can lift the most fragile person up to plus size individuals weighing up to 70 stone.
    • The innovative design means it is safe when used both inside or outside and is particularly effective in small confined spaces where alternative lifting devices may not be suitable.
    • The ELK is inflated using a battery operated Airflow compressor, ensuring there are no dangerous cables around while the lift is taking place.
    • The ELK can be charged using in-vehicle charging to ensure the compressor is always fully charged on the go.
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    ELK Lifting Cushion

    The ELK is a compact, battery powered lifting cushion.

    If someone falls over and they can shuffle on to the cushion or be rolled on from the recovery position and assisted to sit upright then the Elk can then be inflated at the touch of a button with someone supporting the individual from behind to bring them to a raise seated position ready to stand.

    This product includes the Airflo 24 compressor.

    Technical Info
    Maximum User Weight:

    450kg (70 stone)

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    Deflated Folded Dimensions:

    62cm x 26cm x 11.5cm



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