Oxford Ascend

The Oxford Ascend is a standing aid which enables care givers to assist users from a low seated position to a fully standing position with ease.

Using the stand aid within everyday transfers such as toileting can minimise stress and risk of injury to both client and carers.

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Do’s and Don’ts

Inspect equipment before use
Check to make sure the equipment has a valid LOLER examination sticker
Ensure the equipment works and is free from observable defects before starting
Read the handling plan and ensure it is current and relevant
Prior to raising, check the sling is positioned correctly and double check the sling attachments
Ensure safety and comfort of the person at all times
Ensure the brakes are not applied when lift is in progress
Apply brakes when stand aid is not in use
Ensure battery is charged and changed regularly
Do not apply brakes when lift is in progress
Do not leave people unattended in the stand aid
Do not transfer people in the stand aid from one room to another
Do not hold stand aid when lifting or lowering
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