• Mangar Elk Lifting Cushion inflates underneath an individual has fallen in a safe and dignified manner to an elevated sitting position.
• The easy to use portable Elk Patient Lift reduces the chance of caregiver injury performing hazardous patient lifts.
• The Elk's Air cushion system uses a battery powered air compressor to swiftly (roughly 2 minutes) lift one from the floor.
Once inflated the Elk's seat is roughly 22" high. Ideal for transfer to a chair, wheelchair, or standing position.
The Elk's compact inflatable cushion is designed for use in tight spaces.
Once inflated, the cushion measures 22.5" wide, 22" high, and 19.7" long (the direction the patient faces while seated on the cushion).
Allowing it to inflate in spaces where other patient lift devices cannot fit, such as in bathrooms, between beds and walls, and narrow hallways.
Its size does not sacrifice its power. The Mangar Elk can support up to 992 lbs.
The Mangar Elk Emergency Lifting Cushion is easy to use and inflates quickly when you need it!
Minutes count following a fall. Preserve patient's confidence in their balance and their dignity. Avoid making your loved endure a lengthy wait for an emergency response or additional assistance. Get them back up on their feet or back into their chair fast!
When evaluating patient floor lifts, it is difficult to avoid the Elk's overall value
- The average cost of a mechanically fixed rail lift system $4,000 PER each room.
- The average cost of a mechanical lift, roughly $3,000-$6,000 per lift.
- The average cost for an EMS or Fire Department response to your home or facility.
The Mangar Elk is an investment for you or your loved one's long-term well-being and independence.
LiveOakMed's team of experienced Mangar Lift specialists are here to ensure that you and your system will be ready when it is needed.
The Elk's inflatable cushion is lightweight, weighing only 8 lbs. The cushion rolls up into itself for easy storage and carrying.The cushion's stability bar (used during inflation) keeps the cushion securely rolled into itself while not is use. There is also a convenient space inside of the rolled up cushion where you can store the system's 4-way hand control and air hose. Just simply unclipping the flap unfurls the cushion and presents the 4-way hand control and air hose, ready to respond quickly.
The cushion's dimension's while inflated: 22.5" wide x 22" high x 19.75" diameter (the direction the patient faces while seated).
The cushion's dimension's while deflated: 24.5" wide x 4.5" wide x 10" diameter
On the underside of the cushion, there is also a brief instructional diagram and important warnings for a quick reminder during use.
To clean the cushion, while it is inflated, use a sponge and detergent solution. Dry the cushion thoroughly before storing in a warm place. Do not dry the Elk cushion with hot air. To disinfect the cushion, sponge with a disinfectant solution or alcohol impregnated wipe. Do not dry with hot air following disinfecting.
The Airflo Plus is a battery powered air compressor that inflates the Elk's cushion. The Airflo Plus is a durable plastic shell with an easy to carry, sturdy briefcase style handle.
The Airflo weighs 12.5 lbs, performing at least 3 full lifts of the Mangar Elk Cushion from a full charge.
Its power source, 2 replaceable 12-volt batteries, are monitored by the Airflo's internal microprocessor. The 2 x 12-volt batteries can quickly be released and charged via the optional charging cradle.
The battery's status light shows its level of charge
Steady green - Fully Charged
Steady green - Fully Charged
Flashing green - recharge soon
Steady Red - Recharge immediately
The battery needs to be recharged whenever the indicator light is flashing green to ensure a complete inflation in an emergency. To maintain a complete charge, it is strongly recommended to keep the Airflo Plus continuously on charge.
The internal microprocessor will also monitor the battery's level during charging, preventing overcharging. Includes 1 Battery Charger and multiple plug adaptors for use in different regions. Due to the amount of required energy, the Airflo's charger is unable to directly power the cushion's inflation.
The Mangar Elk is covered by a manufacturer warranty. If a defect occurs that is the fault of the product or equipment. The product will be repaired or replaced at the discretion of the manufacturer, following inspection.
Elk Cushion: 2 Years
Airfo Plus Compressor: 2 Years
Airflo Plus Battery : 6 Months
The Mangar Elk may be returned within 30 days of shipment.
Please measure and assess your needs carefully. The Elk must be returned in a resealable, like-new condition. Depending upon the condition of the returned Elk, there may be a restocking fee applied.
The restocking fee would be included at the discretion of LiveOakMed following the returned Elk's inspection and return circumstance.
Delivery is typically within 2-5 business days:
This item ships within 1 business day, UPS Ground delivery is included in the Domestic US. Delivery is usually within 1 week. Please allow one business day for your order to ship.
Additional express delivery options are available at checkout. Express delivery options are calculated off of the Elk's shipping weight and zip code of delivery.
Avoid costly and dangerous manual patient lifts.
The Mangar Elk is a cost-effective, safe, patient lifting solution.
The Elk's 4 chambers decrease the most hazardous lifts to a caregiver's musculoskeletal system. Lifting a person from the floor, especially repeatedly, puts extreme stress on a caregiver's joints, back and muscles. This stress puts the caregiver's ability to give care in risk with each lift. Musculoskeletaletal injuries can take extended periods of time to heal.
During the caregiver's recovery care, costs can spike. Costly substitute care, overtime for existing staff, the caregiver's medical costs or relying on ambulance visits.
Browse the case studies from a variety of organizations that have utilized the Mangar Portable Patient lifts around the world.
Assisted living home administrators, Ambulance service chiefs, and our own customers (at the bottom of this page) all agree that the Mangar Patient Lift is an effective patient lift.
Mangar Patient Lift Case Studies & FAQs
Patient's quality of care improves when safe patient handling technology is introduced. The Mangar Elk's design preserves the patient's physical safety and dignity during the lift. The Elk's lift will reduce the danger from an unsuccessful manual lift. An unsuccessful manual lift can cause falls, friction burns, bruises, and dislocated shoulders.
Preserve the patient's poise after a fall. Avoiding the expensive, enormous mechanical lifts, which practically dangle the patient while being lifted. Or, having an entire ambulance team arrive to lift them following a mild fall. Any of these factors can add to a patient's growing embarrassment or anxiety about falling. With increasing worry about potentially falling, many will begin to avoid walking or leaving their home altogether.
Their decreasing daily activity level will then lead to weaker walking muscles and joints and an increased chance of falling. Reduce repeated fall response costs, preserve patient's and caregiver's musculoskeletal health, all for an effective investment.
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