Trying stairlifts before you buy
You should try out a stairlift or through-floor lift (also known as a homelift) before you spend any money. You can do this either at a Disabled Living Centre or in someone’s home. Read more
How do I choose a stairlift?
You’ll need a thorough assessment of both the layout of your home and your own physical problems in order to choose the best stairlift for you. Read more
Can I use a stairlift if I use a wheelchair?
If you use a wheelchair to get around the house you might want to look at a conventional stairlift, a wheelchair platform stairlift or perhaps a through-floor lift. Read more
Will a stairlift affect other people in the house?
Most families quickly get used to lifts and almost forget they’re there, but it's important to consider other people in your home before you install a stairlift or homelift. Read more
How much does a stairlift cost?
Financial help could be available to help you buy a home lift, and the running costs are usually less than £1 per week. Read more
Stairlift breakdowns and safety
The safety record of stairlifts and homelifts is good. There are few breakdowns, and accidents are extremely rare. Read more
Where can I get more information about stairlifts?
You can get more advice about stairlifts from your local Social Services, library or Disabled Living Centres. Read more