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Maxi 500

Easy-to-use aid for safe, comfortable transfers and lifting by a single caregiver

Lifting up a resident/patient that has fallen to the floor or transferring them out of bed into a chair can be a strenuous task.

But the Maxi 500™ is a versatile solution to a lot of these everyday lifting tasks.

Due to the speed and smoothness of the lifting action, the resident/patient feels safe and secure, and the caregiver is able to maintain the correct posture and avoid injury.

Making tasks easier and safer

This easy-to-use aid enables caregivers to handle everyday lifting and transfers comfortably, safely and without stress. In the event that a resident/patient should fall down, the Maxi 500 allows a single caregiver to lift them up from the floor without having to manually sit the resident/patient up.

System integration

The Maxi 500 also includes a suitable sling for the type of resident/patient and use. Sling solutions are available in a wide range of special purpose designs and sizes.

  • With a 227 kg (500 lbs) Safe Working Load, the Maxi 500™ is able to lift and transfer the majority of resident/patients
  • Hand control operation provides high standards of safety, comfort and dignity
  • With it's compact dimensions, Maxi 500 is suited to environments with narrow spaces
  • Low reaching boom easily picks up people from the floor
  • The resident/patient is comfortable and well supported throughout the transfer process, in the head and body support sling
  • The chassis can be electronically opened to provide better access around large chairs
  • Can be used with clip or loop slings depending on choice of hanger bar
  • Available with or without scale

Using the Maxi 500™, one caregiver can safely and comfortably perform a wide range of everyday resident/patient transfers.

And more importantly, the caregiver can also lift them up if they have fallen to the floor without having to sit the resident/patient up first.

Technical information

Measurements and weights

Safe working load 227 kg (500 lbs)
Min lifting height660 mm (25")
Max lifting height1830 mm (72")
Height Of Chassis110 Mm (4 3/8")
External with legs closed635 mm (25")
Internal with legs open910 mm (35 3/4")


Protection class (handset)IP 67
Protection class (lifter)IP X4


The Maxi 500 combines proven lifting technology with the latest standards in safety, security and comfort for resident/patient and caregiver alike.

Compatible with a full range of head and body support slings, the electrically operated Maxi 500 allows caregivers to give residents/patients their undivided attention during handling routines.

  • Safe working load 227 kg (500 lbs).
  • Powered lift, two detachable batteries and battery charger supplied with each Maxi 500.
  • Available with a 2 point spreader bar, or with a 4 point Dynamic Positioning System (DPS).
  • Slings are available in a range of different variants and sizes.
  • Handles are ergonomically placed.
  • Emergency stop and emergency lowering.
  • Ergonomic and durable handheld control unit.
  • Power base, operated via the handheld control unit.
  • Dual controls, allow caregiver to operate lift with or without handheld control unit.
  • Soft start/stop circuitry increases resident/patient comfort and cooperation.
  • Low friction castors, the rear two with brakes.
  • Weighing scale option available

Maxi 500 Brochure

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Maxi 500 Instructions for use

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Maxi 500 Demonstration video

This video is designed to provide users with an overview of Maxi 500 and guidelines on the correct use of the product.

* Please check with your local sales representative if the product is available for sale in your country.