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Milford Person Hoist

  • Compact and versatile
  • A lifting capacity of 23.5 stone (149kg)
  • 3 year warranty
  • Transferable from vehicle to vehicle
  • Designed and built in the UK
  • Available on the Motability Scheme
  • The Smart Transfer, previously known as a Milford Hoist, is a person hoist designed to be installed into a vehicle to transfer you from your wheelchair to the car seat. This allows you to travel in the front seat in comfort and eliminates the need to rely on someone lifting you manually into the car, or the purchase of an expensive wheelchair accessible vehicle.

    The Smart Transfer can be installed to a wide selection of vehicles, 3 or 5 door, passenger or driver's seat. In some vehicles it is possible to install the hoist into the second row of seats. The hoist can easily be operated from a simple handset by either yourself or an assistant. There are several sling options to suit everyone including, a standard sling, double amputee sling and even a fleece lined one for that little extra comfort. 

    The person hoist has a maximum lifting capacity of 23.5 Stone or 149 Kg, combining that with its ability to be installed into most vehicles, the Smart Transfer hoist offers a simple yet effective way of travelling in a standard vehicle. With its compact lightweight design, the heaviest component weighs only 8.5 Kg. All of the components can be stored in the convenient carry bag which is supplied with the hoist.


  • Maximum capacity
    149 kg (22.5 st)
    Heaviest component
    8.5 kg
    Fully adjustable slings
    Maximum current draw

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