Bariatric Patient Handling & Transfer Chair

What is a Bariatric patient handling & transfer chair?

Bariatric patient handling & transfer chair is a seating options specifically designed for obese people. The term “bariatric” refers to items created for obese individuals to best suit their needs. Hospitals and dental clinics often use bariatric seating to provide patients with more room and comfort.

A Bariatric patient handling & transfer chair has larger armrests, is heavier, and is wider than other chairs. They are specially crafted to provide ease and comfort and can be used to move, assist, and aid bariatric patients as well as offer support for medical practitioners. These chairs are perfect for those who need a little extra support.

The individual needs of bariatric patients.

Bariatric patients have an unhealthy weight, generally referred to as morbid obesity. This means their body weight is more than twice what it should be for their height and sex.

The obese population is growing in the UK and USA, and this group is disproportionately represented in their use of health and social care services.


Greater patient management and safety.

Bariatric patients need different accommodations because of their size, which is not the same as other patients. If a patient requires more assistance with mobility, there is a greater chance of an injury occurring to their carer. Speciality equipment and space are needed to provide safe care require adapting the regular room environment. The rising number of bariatric admissions is a continuing challenge for healthcare facilities who must provide dignified care that is both effective and safe for patients and providers.

How do Bariatric Examination & Treatment Benchs work?

Bariatric patient handling & transfer chairs operate in a similar fashion to traditional treatment chairs, though there are a few differences. Most importantly, they provide more space and support for the user. Having more legroom is an important feature of these chairs because it allows for a greater range of motion. Many chairs have a headrest that can be adjusted to better suit taller patients. The armrests are also taller, which provides more room for the patient’s arms to stretch out.

Transporting Patients

Our range of bariatric benches and chairs are designed to be wheeled to be moved around easily. This makes it possible for nurses and staff members to provide care without having to move the patient.

By using a recliner model Bariatric patient handling & transfer chair, patients can get up from the chair without help easily.


Saving Valuable Space

The manual handling of obese patients presents a challenge due to individual factors, lack of space, and the need for better equipment for safe care and transportation. 4.Obese patients present a challenge for manual handling due to individual factors and the lack of space and equipment for safe care, transportation and treatment. Our products take up very little space, can be stored when not needed, and ensure patient comfort. Because all of our products have internal batteries for operation, there are no trailing wires to consider.

Suitability/Use Cases

  • Dentistry
  • ENT and podiatry sectors
  • Hospitals
  • Doctor Surgeries
Highest Quality Manufacturing Standards

Our Bariatric patient handling & transfer chair are made from durable materials that can withstand a patient’s weight. The chair is based on a welded steel frame. With ball casters and adjustable levelling options, the chair is also available in many colours. Our Bariatric patient handling & transfer chair are ideal for clinical, medical, or dental uses.

Bariatric Treatment Chair

The Bariatric Treatment Chair is a revolutionary solution in the treatment of bariatric and non-bariatric patients alike, in both dentistry and podiatry. Its inclusion of various features enhances treatment, handling, and comfort for both clinical staff and patients. It provides a dignified solution for bariatric patients. Obese patients will appreciate the fact that you have made an effort to accommodate them by adding a Bariatric patient handling & transfer chair to your clinic.

Bariatric equipment seamlessly integrates with other equipment, making it an extremely versatile addition to any facility. The bench is well-constructed and robust; meaning you can provide care for larger patients without the need for permanent fixtures or bulky equipment. Our equipment is appropriate for use with patients of all types, from small children to larger bariatric individuals. the design of the equipment for bariatric patients takes into account the fact that their movement can be more restricted than in other cases. The headrest position remains consistent when reclining to achieve optimal support for all patients. The leg rest and backrest both extend as it is raised, preventing the patient from sliding between the cushions and their feet. By having a padded, contoured seat and adjustable backrest, the treatment chair allows you to sit comfortably and be in the best position to treat your patient.

The chair is sturdy and highly durable. This product is constructed with high-density foam padding and high-quality welded steel frames. The seat adjusts in height and length, ensuring a perfect fit and maximum user comfort. The chair can be raised and lowered allowing the patient to sit in a normal position to start with. This ensures that all patients are treated accurately and comfortably. The chair’s lightweight and compact size make it easy to transport, use, and store. Any clinic would benefit from having a Bariatric Treatment Chair. We have the perfect Bariatric patient handling & transfer chair for any healthcare facility. We offer a wide selection of Bariatric Treatment Chairs at great prices with knowledgeable staff always available to answer any product questions you may have.

Key Features

  • The seat has a width of 31.5 inches.
  • The least amount of height the seat can be is 19.7 inches.
  • The tallest you can be and still sit in this chair is 39.4 inches.
  • Sliding between leg and cushion can be prevented by extending the leg rest while raising it.
  • The lower seat height of 19.7 inches makes it easy for all patients to be seated.
  • Unique side-mounted powerful hydraulic rams can raise the seat to 39.4 inches for standing treatment
  • Strong integral arm supports can help patients move and recover by being used as full load support.
  • You can find additional armrest extension cushions available at most stores.
  • Suitable for children when a child seat is used.
  • Low working height and foot-operated switches create a workspace that is adaptable for all patients.


  • Construction workers welded the steel.
  • Mobile on retractable ball casters.
  • By using the backrest, footrest, and rise and fall functions, you can adjust the backrest height.
  • Hydraulic actuators on vertical movement and linear drives for horizontal movement on all others.
  • A 24v battery powers this device.
  • You can charge it with either 230v or 110v.
  • Commands can be input using the footswitch or the hand remote.
  • Rated capacity to 1000lbs, 71st.

Want to find out more? Take a look at our video or contact our team to talk through your requirements.

Purchase a bariatric podiatry bench.

This comprehensive solution handles both bariatric and average weight patients in the dental, ent, and podiatry sectors. The bariatric podiatry bench is specially designed for use in combination with the compact wheelchair recliner.

 The chair, a removable seat, can be added to the compact wheelchair recliner. It changes into a wide podiatry couch with full seating support.

To save floor space, the chair can be stored on the recliner or separately. By design, the bench is sturdy and durable enough to treat heavy patients without needing expensive fixtures or complicated assembly. Easy to slide the bariatric podiatry bench onto the compact wheelchair recliner and just as simple to remove and store when not in use. The leg rests are motorised to position the patient’s leg and foot with deep cushioning.

If you want to improve your foot care practice, consider getting a bariatric podiatry bench. The benches we have are designed to fit patients of all sizes, and there are many features included to help you give the best care possible.

Key Features

  • Storage in a small area
  • Keep the storage depth and width at 24 inches when moving.
  • The width of the seat is 31.5 inches.
  • You can adjust each leg separately with the motor.


  • Keep your things organised in a small space with compact storage.
  • Moveable, eliminating the need for a fixed heavy chair unit.
  • Full skeletal and soft tissue support
  • A seat that can accommodate all types of patients without difficulty.
  • This chair has an adjustable back and headrest support to ensure maximum comfort for patients of all heights.
  • Patients get on the chair as they would a normal chair.
  • No installation or building works are required.
  • Easy-to-clean antimicrobial products.
  • A cushioned surface provides comfort and support.
  • You can easily move this piece of furniture from room to room.
  • To test at 71st or 1000lbs.
  • Aerospace aluminium alloys.

Bariatric bench for sale

The bariatric bench is for those heavy patients able to walk but cannot be accommodated on conventional dental chairs because of their weight and size. The chair is a removable seat added to the compact wheelchair recliner and changes the recliner into a wide dental couch with full seating support. The chair can be stored on the recliner or separately taking the minimum floor space.

The bariatric bench, when used with a compact platform, is a versatile addition to your clinic. The bench is a well-built and strong solution, perfect for treating bariatric patients without the need for cumbersome industrial fixtures or parts. The bariatric bench, which is able to be used in combination with the compact wheelchair recliner, is a removable seat that can be added to provide you with a dental couch.

The bench was made by experts, so it is a much sturdier and reliable option for treating bariatric patients without hoists or other cumbersome equipment. The bariatric bench is super easy to slide into position on the compact wheelchair recliner, and it’s as simple to remove and store when not being used. If you are in need of a bariatric solution that gives you roomy comfort but also conserves space, this bench is designed for you. It can be stored on the platform, ensuring its minimal footprint. The design of our benches helps to support your weight and keep you comfortable. We carry the bariatric bench you’re looking for.

Key Features

  • Use this product with the compact wheelchair recliner.
  • Aluminium alloys used in aerospace applications.
  • A wide seat that can accommodate all patients.
  • Adjustable back and headrest support make this compact wheelchair recliner even more comfortable.
  • Maximum support for soft tissues.
  • Installation and building works are not required.
  • Moveable, eliminating the need for a fixed heavy chair unit.
  • This chair has an adjustable back and headrest support to ensure optimum comfort for patients of all heights.
  • Patients use the chair as they would normally.


  • Seat width 31.5 inches
  • The seat is wide enough to accommodate all patients.
  • You can adjust the backrest to your desired height.
  • Tested to 825lb, 59st.
  • Alloys of aluminium used in the aerospace industry.
  • Surfaces that are both cushioned and antimicrobial, and easy to clean.
  • Can easily be moved from room to room.

Want to find out more? Take a look at our video or contact our team to talk through your requirements.

Compact wheelchair recliner

The compact wheelchair recliner is the perfect solution for people who are confined to their wheelchairs. It can accommodate both manual and powered designs. Treatment can take place whilst the clinical staff are seated, making both convenience and ease of movement possible.

The staff and patient will be more comfortable when this position is reclined. The compact wheelchair recliner is designed with our bariatric bench, universal headrest, and bariatric podiatry benches to assist clients who use wheelchairs. We have designed this recliner to be small and efficient in more ways than one.

It is easy to move as well, thanks to its integrated compressor which can be controlled by hand without any external power required during use. Plus, because it has an internal rechargeable power supply, there is even less clutter around the chair itself. The recliner can be fitted with an innovative ‘cradle form’ backrest and an adjustable head/neck support. It moves on concealed, extendable ball castors and glides very easily because of its smooth finish. The recliner also has easy-to-clean surfaces thanks to the contours that allow for easy wipe down cleaning during use.

Key Features

  • Accommodating both manual and electric wheelchairs.
  • Reclines to 50 degrees.
  • To make it easy to position a wheelchair, the entrance is wide.
  • Fold this for easy storage.
  • The ball is raised on castors for easy movement.
  • Width works with our bariatric bench.
  • You will be seated on the left or right side during treatment.
  • All wheelchair models can benefit from the adjustable backrest.
  • The openness of the front and the wideness of the entrance allows for easy access and positioning of a wheelchair.
  • Fold this item away for easy storage.
  • Rises on ball castors for easy movement – can fit through any standard door.
  • Being that the storage height is only 22 inches, it can fit under a standard countertop.
  • Width suitable for our bariatric bench.
  • The dimensions of the storage floor area are 40.5″ x 24″, and the height when the backrest is folded down is 22″.
  • Constructed of lightweight metal used in aircraft manufacture.
  • During treatment, lowers to the floor for stability and to eliminate any floor damage.
  • Vinyl storage cover available.
  • This device has no trailing wires and is battery operated for a whole shift operation; charge overnight.
  • Clean surfaces that are easy.
  • Weight capacities – tested to a value of 71 or 1000lbs.
  • To supply a hydraulically operated, computer-controlled backup battery pack.

Want to find out more? Take a look at our video or contact our team to talk through your requirements.

Transport and Treatment Chair

The transport and treatment chair is an easy-to-use, drive assisted chair that allows you to move patients without much trouble – it can recline for podiatry, dental and ophthalmic procedures. The low seat makes access easy, and both armrests can be removed independently if required to make the client’s transportation even more manageable.

Having a transport and treatment chair that is specifically designed to cater for obeser patients can be wonderful because it means you don’t have to worry about walking long distances or struggling with treatment facilities.

Key Features

  • You can recline the chair to 45 degrees with electric drives.
  • The fully castored wheels allow for easy positioning.
  • If you’re looking for a comfortable chair with an extendable leg rest that can be raised or lowered electrically, look no further!
  • The motor drive assists with easy transportation of heavy patients.
  • Choose upholstery in regular foam or pressure-relieving foam.
  • The armrests come off easily one at a time.


  • No more than 1000lbs, 71st.
  • The widths you can choose from are 31.5 inches or 39.4 inches.
  • Reclining at 45 degrees using electric drives.
  • This position allows for dental and other head operations to be carried out.
  • This item is fully castored for easy positioning.
  • In full compliance with the CE medical directive 93/42/EEC.
  • Our product is fully compliant with emc bs en60601-1-22007 and is safe to use.
  • The medical standard is set high.

  • Design specific under iso 7955 qm800
  • The extendable and lockable feature of this leg rest make it a great choice for anyone who wants to be comfortable while they work.
  • The amount of electricity rises and falls to give a position suitable for podiatry.
  • The motor drive assists in transporting heavy patients with ease.
  • You can use the drive or retract it.
  • Upholstery is fully profiled and comes in either regular foam or pressure-relieving foam.
  • Paint and upholstery on all surfaces is antibacterial.
  • Having strong armrests allows patients to change their position as needed.

Want to find out more? Take a look at our video or contact our team to talk through your requirements.

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More information and full technical specifications are available in our Product Specification Sheet