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Aquatec Orca Bath Hoist

Orca Bath Hoist

Contact the suppliers for pricing and availability

(12 suppliers)

For information contact AT Aust on 1300 452 679

Short Description

A battery operated, portable, folding bath hoist which lowers and raises a person in a seated position into a bath. The hoist can be operated by an attendant or by the user. The bath hoist is suitable for domestic use.

Additional Info

More Details

Frame
* The bath hoist is made of two detachable components, the back support and the seat base
* The two attach together by the backrest locking onto the seat base
* The bath hoist is positioned in the bottom of the bath and attached with four large suction caps

Seat
* The bath seat has wide side flaps which are hinged and fold upwards as the seat lowers
* The seat is covered in detachable, slip resistant covering which can be removed and machine washed.

Backrest
* The backrest has a recline function which is electrically operated by the hand held control.

Power Source
* Via a battery that is found at the back of the chair
* A red light shows when the battery power is low
* The hoist is powered by a rechargeable battery which is charged after each use
* There is a power back up mechanism, allowing the seat to be raised when the battery is low

Battery Recharging
* Achieved by disconnecting the battery from the bath hoist and inserting the battery into the charging terminal

Electric Controls
* The bath hoist is lowered and raised by the user or attendant using a hand held control that is buoyant should it be dropped in water
* Handheld control on an extendable cord
* A hook attachment on the control unit allows the controls to be hung on the battery attachment on the backrest

Dismantling / Folding
* Is possible by folding the backrest down and unlocking the seat from the base

Considerations

It is recommended that prior to using this product, training in manual handling and the correct use of assistive devices should be undertaken.

Place Of Manufacture

Aquatec (Germany).

Price Guide

Price is from Endeavour Life Care

Models And Options

Models

Orca - with reclining backrest
Orca F - with stationary backrest
Orca XL - with reclining backrest and higher load capacity of 170kgs.

Options

* Height adjustable headrest
* Safety belt
* Chest and pelvic belts
* Height adapters
* Side flaps and side flap deflectors
* Transport bag with wheels

Dimensions

Specification Orca Orca XL
Boom Length N/A N/A
Boom Rotation N/A N/A
Load Capacity (supplier stated) 135 kg 170 kg
Seat Depth 490 mm 490 mm
Seat Height From 60 mm to 420 mm From 60 mm to 420 mm
Seat Width 375 mm without outside flaps 375 mm without outside flaps

Additional Dimensions

Orca and Orca XL
Backrest Width....... 360 mm
Backrest Height...... 665 mm
Backrest Angle....... From 90 degr to 140 degr
Width of Base........ 285 mm
Length of Base....... 580 mm
Weight (kg).......... 12.5 kg Including battery

Setup And Maintenance

Maintenance

Refer to the supplier and manufacturer manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.

Requirements

Standards

Standards
Some assistive technology needs to meet Australian or other standards. Standards may relate to materials, manufacturing and installation. Products that meet Australian or international standards will have written certification. To find out if a product meets Australian Standards ask the supplier to show you the certificate. For more information about standards also see
http://at-aust.org/home/assistive_technology/standards.html

TGA
Many of the items on the Assistive Technology Australia website are categorised as a Medical Device. Medical devices that are approved for use in Australia have been entered into a national database called the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG), which is maintained by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). You can ask the supplier for the ARTG number for the device you wish to purchase and search the ARTG for the entry. To access information on the ARTG visit www.tga.gov.au

When buying a medical device it is advisable to only choose a medical device that is recommended by a healthcare professional and has been included on the ARTG.

Additional Images

Orca Controller Orca Bath Hoist In Situ

Suppliers

Aidacare (NSW - Heathcote) (prev Total Mobility (NSW))
Unit 10 / 1-11 Burns Rd
Heathcote
NSW 2233
Australia
Sales: 02 9520 1866
Fax: 02 9520 4345
Email: info@totalmobility.com.au
Website: http://www.totalmobility.com.au
Country Care Group (Northern Beaches)
Unit 36, 9 Powells Rd
Brookvale
NSW 2100
Australia
Sales: 02 9907 2696
Toll Free: 1800 843 224
Email: enquiry@countrycaregroup.com.au
Website: http://www.countrycaregroup.com.au
Country Care Group Bendigo
54 Bridge St
Bendigo
VIC 3550
Australia
Sales: 03 5442 1131
Toll Free: 1800 843 224
Email: enquiry@countrycaregroup.com.au
Website: http://www.countrycaregroup.com.au
Country Care Group Echuca
Shop 2/110 Northern Highway
Echuca
VIC 3564
Australia
Sales: 03 5482 1422
Fax: 03 5480 3524
Toll Free: 1800 843 224
Email: enquiry@countrycaregroup.com.au
Website: http://www.countrycaregroup.com.au
Country Care Group Horsham (Oscar Furniture)
6 King Drive
Horsham
VIC 3400
Australia
Sales: 03 5381 1404
Fax: 03 5382 0766
Toll Free: 1800 843 224
Email: enquiry@countrycaregroup.com.au
Website: http://www.countrycaregroup.com.au
Country Care Group Mildura
165 Ninth St
Mildura
VIC 3500
Australia
Sales: 03 5022 1680
Fax: 03 5021 5653
Toll Free: 1800 843 224
Email: enquiry@countrycaregroup.com.au
Website: http://www.countrycaregroup.com.au
Country Care Group Sunbury
18/106-126 Gap Rd
Sunbury
VIC 3429
Australia
Sales: 03 9744 7851
Fax: 03 9744 7183
Toll Free: 1800 843 224
Email: enquiry@countrycaregroup.com.au
Website: http://www.countrycaregroup.com.au
Endeavour Life Care
3/152-154 Bangholme Rd
Dandenong South
VIC 3175
Australia
Sales: 03 9703 2900
Fax: 03 9702 3465
Contact Person: Lindsay Holmes
Email: info@endeavourlifecare.com.au
Website: http://www.endeavourlifecare.com.au
Life Mobility - Bayswater VIC
24 Corporate Blv
Bayswater
VIC 3153
Australia
Sales: 03 9726 2000
Fax: 03 9726 2099
Email: sales@lifemobility.com.au
Website: http://www.lifemobility.com.au
Life Mobility - Mornington VIC
2/19 Bruce St
Mornington
VIC 3931
Australia
Sales: 03 5923 0711
Fax: 03 8777 0906
Email: sales@lifemobility.com.au
Website: http://www.lifemobility.com.au
Mobility Aids (Vic)
1 / 820 Princes Hwy
Springvale
VIC 3171
Australia
Sales: 03 9546 7700
Fax: 03 9546 7744
Toll Free: 1800625530
Email: info@mobilityaids.com.au
Website: http://www.mobilityaids.com.au
Statewide Home Health Care
501 Nepean Hwy
Brighton East
VIC 3187
Australia
Sales: 03 9591 6234
Fax: 03 9591 6292
Email: tim@shhc.com.au
Website: http://www.shhc.com.au

Disclaimer

Whilst all care is taken to provide accurate information with respect to the item described, the Independent Living Centre New South Wales (ILCNSW), operating as Assistive Technology Australia, is not involved in product design or manufacture, and therefore not in a position to guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Selection of equipment, which is both suitable and appropriate for individual needs remains the responsibility of the person(s) considering requisition, and no responsibility is taken by the ILCNSW (Assistive Technology Australia) for any loss or injury caused through use of the equipment or alleged to have arisen through reliance upon information provided. As information is subject to change any enquiries should be directed to the manufacturer.