LIFTING

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Seat assists are pneumatically powered and turn any chair or sofa into a "lift chair".  These inexpensive lifting devices provide 80% of the lifting power needed and are portable.
Lift chairs help individuals who may be too weak or unstable when rising from a seated position.  These chairs  combine the comforts of a recliner with the advanatage of assisted standing and sitting. 
Hoyer lifts can be helpful for lifting someone from a bed to a seated or prone position.  These may be hydraulic or electric, and various slings and seats are available for the lift.  Always seek the help of a trained therapist when learning how to use a hoyer lift.
It is important to choose the correct sling when using a hoyer lift.
How to Request Items or Donate Items from The Remedy Center

Remedy Center loans used durable medical equipment free of charge to individuals in need who have no other means of obtaining these items. 

This is made possible through the efforts of people willing to donate used medical equipment to Remedy.  We are staffed by part-time volunteers who want to help you with your need if possible.

Remedy is located at 2610 3rd Ave S, Bham AL 35233.  We are open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

 
Appointments are required for those desiring to donate or recieve items from Remedy.

Please call us at (205) 783-9170 to make an appointment and to find out if we have the specific piece of equipment  you need.

Please contact us at (205) 783-9170 if you would like to donate to the Remedy Center's mission. We will set up an appointment time for you to frop off the equipment, or to pick up the donated items if possible.

When you call Remedy, be prepared to leave a voicemail that specifies:
 (1) a number where we may return your call and reach you
(2) the specific piece or pieces of equipment that you need
(3) the day and time you would like to pick it up.
 
Being as specific as possible in your message will allow us to serve your needs quickly and without complications.  We do not make appointments after 3 p.m. on the days we are open.