Non-Powered Stand Aid:
The Vista is a Non-Powered Stand Aid that enables caregivers to assist users who are partially weight-bearing transfer between a bed, chair, or commode. Patients must have the ability to raise and lower themselves by holding onto its handlebar. Non-Powered Stand Aids may sometimes be referred to as a “Sit-to-Stand” or a “Stand Assist”. The Vista is an excellent tool to mitigate caregiver risk of injury when practicing Safe Patient Handling and Early Mobility.
Why the Vista
First, the frame features a gas-spring that assists with standing the patient when sitting on its seat pads. For example, if the user becomes fatigued and needs help initiating standing, the caregiver can activate it by pressing the stand assist bar. Additionally, the swing-away seat pads on the Vista can be configured in multiple positions. As a result, it can accommodate a wide range of patient sizes.
The Vista is a versatile device that has a removable footplate for patient ambulation. Therefore, users who need to rest will have the ability to sit down during ambulation activities. There is also a convenient oxygen tank holder and IV pole attachment option available. As a result, no more having to follow behind a patient with a wheelchair, IV pole, or oxygen tank, requiring additional caregivers.
Need to get around a commode, toilet, or chair? No problem – the Vista has an expandable base. Simply step on the foot pedal to open and close for closer access to the patient.
Lastly, training and education resources can be quickly accessed by scanning the QR code printed on the Vista. Tip sheets, videos, and user manuals can all be viewed on a smartphone using any free QR code reader app.