ArjoSweden Medical Equipment

Maxi 500

Safe patient handling

Maxi 500 Demonstration video

This video is designed to provide users with an overview of Maxi 500 and guidelines on the correct use of the product.

Lifting up a resident/patient that has fallen to the floor or transferring them out of bed into a chair can be a strenuous task.

But the Maxi 500™ is a versatile solution to a lot of these everyday lifting tasks.
Due to the speed and smoothness of the lifting action, the resident/patient feels safe and secure, and the caregiver is able to maintain the correct posture and avoid injury.

Making tasks easier and safer

This easy-to-use aid enables caregivers to handle everyday lifting and transfers comfortably, safely and without stress. In the event that a resident/patient should fall down, the Maxi 500 allows a single caregiver to lift them up from the floor without having to manually sit the resident/patient up.

System integration

The Maxi 500 also includes a suitable sling for the type of resident/patient and use. Sling solutions are available in a wide range of special purpose designs and sizes.
  • With a 227 kg (500 lbs) Safe Working Load, the Maxi 500™ is able to lift and transfer the majority of resident/patients
  • Hand control operation provides high standards of safety, comfort and dignity
  • With it's compact dimensions, Maxi 500 is suited to environments with narrow spaces
  • Low reaching boom easily picks up people from the floor
  • The resident/patient is comfortable and well supported throughout the transfer process, in the head and body support sling
  • The chassis can be electronically opened to provide better access around large chairs
  • Can be used with clip or loop slings depending on choice of hanger bar
  • Available with or without scale

Using the Maxi 500™, one caregiver can safely and comfortably perform a wide range of everyday resident/patient transfers.

And more importantly, the caregiver can also lift them up if they have fallen to the floor without having to sit the resident/patient up first.


The Maxi 500 combines proven lifting technology with the latest standards in safety, security and comfort for resident/patient and caregiver alike.
Compatible with a full range of head and body support slings, the electrically operated Maxi 500 allows caregivers to give residents/patients their undivided attention during handling routines.

  • Safe working load 227 kg (500 lbs).
  • Powered lift, two detachable batteries and battery charger supplied with each Maxi 500.
  • Available with a 2 point spreader bar, or with a 4 point Dynamic Positioning System (DPS).
  • Slings are available in a range of different variants and sizes.
  • Handles are ergonomically placed.
  • Emergency stop and emergency lowering.
  • Ergonomic and durable handheld control unit.
  • Power base, operated via the handheld control unit.
  • Dual controls, allow caregiver to operate lift with or without handheld control unit.
  • Soft start/stop circuitry increases resident/patient comfort and cooperation.
  • Low friction castors, the rear two with brakes.
  • Weighing scale option available.

Measurements and weights

Safe working load 227 kg (500 lbs)
Min lifting height 660 mm (25")
Max lifting height 1830 mm (72")
Height Of Chassis 110 Mm (4 3/8")
External with legs closed 635 mm (25")
Internal with legs open 910 mm (35 3/4")