Hoist Suppliers, Installers and Maintainers

Here you will find our list of hoist manufacturers, suppliers and maintainers. CHuC does not endorse or recommend any particular supplier and the list is maintained purely to gather as much ceiling hoist related information as we can find together in one place for the benefit of the ceiling hoist user community. We try to keep it as up to date as possible but if you notice any errors please let us know so that we can update the information.

We are happy to add the details of any additional suppliers, installers or service providers free of charge. Please send us your info.

Dolphin MobilityDolphin Ceiling Track Hoist

Dolphin Mobility Hoists Ltd

Dolphin Mobility Hoists is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dolphin Mobility Ltd. The company specialises in the supply, installation and maintenance of all types of hoists for the disabled. if you have any questions regarding any of the below products please call us on 0800 9800 126 to discuss your needs. Our most popular ceiling hoist is the BHM V5 Voyager Duo.

Dolphin can also supply and install hoists from Arjo-Huntleigh, Handimove, Joerns, Liko, Molift, Oxford and Prism medical.


37 Chertsey Road
GU24 8PD

Telephone: (01276) 856060
Fax: (01276) 858689

Website: www.dolphinlifts.co.uk


OpeMed OT200 ceiling track hoist with new Spreader BarCeiling Hoists (also known as overhead hoists or ceiling track hoists) save time, provide dignity, reduce risk of injury, provide better positioning, free up space and reduce the number of carers involved.

OT200 Ceiling Hoist - Unique Features

The award winning OT200 Ceiling Hoist is a cost effective, flexible solution that can be installed in virtually any setting.


  • Smallest professional use hoist on the market
  • Able to lift/ lower even when the tape is at an angle
  • Unique Gravity powered charging
  • No tools emergency lowering
  • Available with range of loop and clip compatible spreader bars
  • Low cost of ownership
  • No lights at night
  • Inbuilt Diagnostics
  • Enhanced longevity of lifting tape

Opemed OT200 ceiling track hoist showing a view of the internal workings.Automatic Recharging - Hybrid Solution

The dynamo gravity powered charging feature provides substantially more charge than a normal charging unit. This allows the OT200 to support well over 150 lifts before needing to be returned to charge, providing carers and users with reliable and dependable equipment, as well as reducing your servicing costs and your environmental footprint.

Inbuilt Diagnostics

The inbuilt diagnostics read how often it has been used, adjust the speed up and down as well as along the track and has fault finding if there is ever a problem.

Emergency Lowering

The OT200 Ceiling Hoist has a unique emergency lowering system, that unlike its competitors does not require tools or add-ons, it simply bypasses the electronics and performs a safe and quick emergency lowering at the press of a button

Full Range of Track and Layouts

The OT200 has a wide range of track and accessories to allow the ceiling hoist to be installed in virtually any setting. Some options include full room covering systems H (X-Y) System that works in conjunction with our magnetic gate system to allow room-to-room travel, track curves for small bathrooms and flexible turntables allowing our specifiers to give you a real benefit to the carer and user. Click here to learn more about track solutions.

Free No Obligation Consultation

The OT200 Compact Ceiling Hoist is available with a number of options and has a wide range of track and accessories to allow installation in the majority of settings. We offer a full design consultancy, technical assistance and installation service to all our customers.

View the OpeMed brochure here

OpeMed (Europe) Ltd
Dogflud Way
Farnham, Surrey

Tel 01252 758858

E-mail: info@opemed.net

Web: www.opemed.net

North America

OpeMed (NA) Ltd
Unit B, 124 St Regis Cr, Toronto, ON, M3J 1Y8. CANADA

Tel Toll free: 866 5719333
Tel : +1 416 633 9333

OpeMed have sales offices in the following countries: Germany, Holland, Belgium, Austria, Czech Republic, Spain, France, Italy, Canada, USA, Switzerland, Ireland, Norway, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Turkey, Malta.

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Invacare Robin hoist and trackInvacare Ltd is a global manufacturer and supplier of equipment for Home and Residential Care. The Invacare Robin® Ceiling Hoist has a unique ‘Dual Strap’ system, which has been designed to provide optimal interaction between the user and carer and removes the need for a spreader bar.

The Robin is compatible with the Invacare E C Track system as well as a wide range of other manufacturers tracking systems, such as Oxford, Liko and Guldmann.

The Invacare Robin and E C Track system is supplied and installed by a number of approved installers and service agents.

For more information or details of a local installer please contact:

Invacare Ltd

Unit 4
Pencoed Technology Park
CF35 5AQ

Tel: 01656 776222
Fax: 01656 776200

E-mail: uk@invacare.com

Web: www.invacare.com


March 2017

Prism Medical logo and strap line


Prism Medical UK

Unit 4
Jubilee Business Park
Jubilee Way
Grange Moor

Tel: 0845 409 2000

E-mail: info@prismmedical.co.uk

Website: www.prismmedical.co.uk

Prism Medical are providers of specialist equipment for the safer moving and handling of the mobility disadvantaged within their homes, long term care or acute environment. With over 20 years experience in developing and supplying moving, handling, and bathing equipment, as well as working closely with the clients and caregivers who use them.

Prism Medical has a national team of Assessors who visit clients on site to provide product surveys and assessments to ensure the correct product is selected. Installation and on-going service and support are provided by the team of Prism Engineers.

Prism Medical offers a large portfolio of moving, handling and bathing products many of which are manufactured at Prism Medicals two manufacturing sites in the UK.

Ceiling Track Hoists

Where possible Ceiling Track Hoist are undoubtedly the safest, easiest and most practical way to safely transfer clients from one surface to another.


The track is installed at ceiling level, so the care giver has increased access to the client making their job safer and making the transfer more comfortable for the client.

The Freeway Transactive Xtra ceiling track hoist offers the following Features & Benefits:

  • Slimline, low profile unit gives additional lifting height
  • Soft start/stop operation ensures smooth transfer
  • Available with manual or powered traverse (movement along the track)
  • Ergonomic handset, pneumatically controlled for safe use in wet conditions
  • Padded carry bar with six sling loop attachments for safety
  • Diagnostic digital display to aid maintenance and repair
  • Variety of SWL versions available (130KG, 160KG, 200KG, 270KG).

Together with an extensive range of track configurations Prism can provide a tracking system for every situation. From a single track system to multi room system with the use of turntables, transition gates and curtain jumpers.


Slings are the most important component of any hoist system as they are the interface between the client and the hoist.

Prism offer a comprehensive range in a variety of designs and materials. A customisation service is offered to provide a unique client specific sling solution.

All slings have colour coded bindings to indicate the sling size and unique coded loops to ensure the sling is correctly positioned and connected to the hoist.

All Slings are manufactured in the UK at Prism’s Grange Moor facility in Wakefield.

For more information please email us info@prismmedical.co.uk or visit our website www.prismmedical.co.uk .

Transactive Xtra ceiling hoistPrism Medical sling