Arjo Steady

The Steady is a mobility promoting aid that encourages more mobile clients to independently stand up. 

It offers a more suitable and dignified alternative to a wheelchair for more mobile clients.

It enables good reassurance eye contact between clients and carer unlike a wheelchair. 

It can be used to transport clients to the toilet, shower and wash hand basin, and also supports a wide range of daily activities.


Do's and Don'ts

  • Ensure the equipment works and is free observable defects before starting
  • Read the Handling Plan and ensure it is current and relevant
  • Ensure the person is able to pull themselves up independently
  • Apply brakes when person is pulling themselves up from seated position or lowering themselves down to seated position
  • Ensure people keep their hands on bar at all times
  • Apply brakes when steady is not in use
  • Do not leave people unattended in the steady
  • Do not use if person is unable to pull themselves up or lower themselves down
  • Do not transport people without the seat pads positioned

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