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Press Releases from Multicare Stairlift & Mobility Services (7 total)

Woman falls to her death from a faulty stairlift – highlighting the importance …

A 90-year-old woman died after being thrown downstairs by a faulty stairlift. An inquest heard that it was the third accident involving the stairlift company’s equipment. The coroner said: “This was a problem with design, fitting, installation or servicing of the stairlift.” Multicare stairlifts says this demonstrates the importance of getting your stairlift serviced and properly installed. The Colne-based company offers a platinum service that covers repair bills with an annual inspection for peace

Multicare warns consumers about the risks of installing stairlifts

Colne-based Multicare is warning its customers about the dangers of DIY stairlift installation. Self-installation of stairlifts is becoming a common among keen DIYers who believe they can handle the task themselves, according to Multicare. “In reality it is both unsafe and can even be more expensive to install them on your own,” says Martin Baldwin, of Multicare. “It’s always sensible to get any professional working in the stairlifts and mobility equipment industry instead

Multicare Stairlifts expands further into Lancashire

Multicare Stairlifts has expanded its service further into the Blackburn area. The company, which supplies a selection of stairlifts, vertical lifts and mobility products, now operates throughout the whole of the Lancashire region. Not only will Multicare deliver stairlifts to anywhere in the area, but its busy service department handles all services and repair. This extends to most leading makes of stairlifts, scooters and other mobility equipment. Friendly engineers will carry out stairlift

Multicare works to help disabled and elderly gain independence

Lancashire-based Multicare is working to help disabled and elderly people gain independence with its stairlifts and mobility products. Many mobility products become essential to modern living as you get older. Therefore, it is important for elderly and disabled people to know they can have their stairlift repaired if necessary because they are dependent on them. Multicare has created a busy service department to make sure they always handle all services and repair needs. Martin Baldwin,

Multicare spearheads revolutionary stairlift designed to fit on thin staircases

Colne-based stairlifts company, Multicare, is pioneering a device specially designed for thin staircases. The Minivator 1000 is one of the slimmest straight stairlift tracks on the market. As well as fitting in tight spaces, these stairlifts maximise floor space at the top and bottom of your staircase with an extended rail which can be extended to park the lift around the corner. The stairlift rail is only around eight centimetres in diameter and four rail

Multicare warns stairlift users not to stand on a standard stairlift

Colne stairlift company, Multicare, is warning stairlift users to avoid injuries by not standing up on a normal stairlift. “Standing up on a standard stairlift can be dangerous and even cause it to collapse,” said Martin Baldwin of Multicare. “There are some illnesses which prevent people bending their knees, so standard stairlifts are not suitable.” For those who need to stand while travelling upstairs, a standing stairlift the correct alternative. Standing stairlifts allow users

North West stairlifts and mobility company, Multicare, goes green

Lancashire based stairlift company, Multicare, is pioneering an innovative new idea which will save councils hundreds of thousands of pounds. The revolutionary idea means thousands of stair lifts will be recycled after they have been used. Stairlifts are generally wasted when they are no longer needed in the home - because they have been approved for a specific disabled person. But Multicare, which is working with several local councils on the project, is