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mechanical lifting devices
Hello All, my sister in law (Tina) has CP. She needs 24 hour care, cannot speak, feed or really do anything for herself. Fort all that - she always has a smile on her face. Tina is 42 and my mother in law (Christine) is in her late 60's. I want to investigate and see what help is available for them and have no idea where to begin. For instance, Christine has coped on her own with Tina for 42 years. However I would like to investigate 'phasing' in some care, maybe a half day a week. This way if anything happens to Christine and they absolutely need a full time care person - it won't be such a shock. At the moment Christine has to lift Tina into the car (which is provided on the Mobility scheme). However her back won't allow her to do that for too much longer. Where do I look for help for mechanical lifting devices? Any feedback would be appreciated.