Definition : Lifts designed to move a person in a wheelchair to a different height level. Wheelchair lifts are used to permit disabled persons to overcome vertical barriers. Wheelchair lifts are used in places such as hospitals, homes, offices, and stores; they may be designed for vertical movement or to carry persons along a stairway. Special wheelchair lifts are used to get to and from motor vehicles or carry a person along a staircase.
Entry Terms : "Lifts, Mobility Aids, Motor Vehicle" , "Assistive Devices" , "Platform Lifts" , "Wheelchair Lifts"
UMDC code : 17819