Electric Hoist - Ardoo, Foldable, Lightweight


The Ardoo Caresafe 140 Hoist to hire is a problem solver, versatile and easy to use by one carer. The Ardoo Caresafe 140 hoist can be used in the home, in the car and can be easily taken on day trips and holidays. The hoist raises people from their front rather than overhead which enables a much smaller footprint, making it very portable and easy to manoeuvre and store in tight spaces. The Ardoo Caresafe 140 has a very small footprint and can be folded or erected in under 40 seconds and can be placed in the boot of a car. 



  • The small footprint allows it to be used in tight spaces, such as a bathroom, and can lift a supine person from the floor
  • It can be used both indoors and outdoors
  • Safely transfers a person into a car, wheelchair, stairlift, or onto bedside, toilet etc
  • Easy to erect or fold in under 40 seconds – no tools needed
  • Easily folded and placed in the boot/trunk of a vehicle by one person, or can be taken in the hold of an aircraft
  • Can be easily converted into a stand aid 
  • It enhances and improves the quality of life of the wheelchair user and carer
  • The Ardoo Caresafe 140 can be used with most slings on the market (It uses a loop sling connection)


  • Maximum Overall Length - 1100mm
  • Minimum Overall Length - 1060mm
  • Internal Width (Minimum) - 445mm
  • Maximum Overall Height (Top of spreader bar) - 1560mm
  • Spreader Bar Maximum Height - 1560mm
  • Spreader Bar Height ar Maximum Reach - 1084mm
  • Spreader Bar Height Minimum Reach - 705mm
  • Minimum Overall Height (Top of mast) - 1135mm
  • Maximum Reach - 535mm
  • Turning Radius - 1150mm
  • Legs Open External Width - 974mm
  • Legs Closed External Width - 414mm
  • Internal Width (At Maximum reach) - 798mm
  • Overall Height of Legs - 110mm
  • Front Castors - 50mm
  • Rear Castors - 50mm


  • Mast and Boom - 7.9kg
  • Base Assembly - 9.0kg

Electrical Specifications:

  • Battery - 12V Rechargeable Sealed Lead Acid Battery
  • Capacity - 2.0Ah 24VDC Charger Rated Input 220-240 V AC 50Hz – 36 VA>Charger Rated Output 29V 1.1A

Environmental Conditions:

  • Storage Temperature - 10 Degrees Celsius - + 50 Degrees Celsius
  • Actuator - 10% (2min/18min) Charger Approx 4hrs