Acorn stairlifts are an affordable, easy to install model of stairlifts that can be used in almost any situation. Acorn are a UK company, with offices all around the world. Their focus is on ease of installation, safety and simplicity.
They utilise DC motors running off of re-chargeable batteries, that automatically charge during docking at the top or bottom of the stairs, and because they run from battery power, they have the adventage of operating even during a power cut.
Some of their features include:
A swivel seat that locks in position, making getting on and off your stairlift a breeze
Easy touch controls for people with limited movement.
Secure seat belt for safety
Slim design has fold-away foot and arm rests giving maximum room on the stairs
Comfortable back rest and padded seat 2 remote controls for extra convenience
Child friendly lockable on and off switch
5 sensors on the unit to automatically stop the unit in case of obstruction
Digital display to show real time status of the unit
Rails are secured to the stairs and not the wall, causing minimal disruption