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Curved Stairlifts

Many homes have staircases that go around at least one bend or corner and these are referred to as curved staircases. Often the turns can be tight and the curved stairs may be narrow. As a solution, Handicare has developed a market-leading range of made to measure curved stairlifts that can travel around corners, across intermediate landings and even up spiral staircases. All of our curved stairlifts are tailor-made and designed for your individual staircase and needs.

Handicare has developed a unique 3D PhotoSurvey system for us to ensure a perfect fit for all our curved stairlifts first time, every time. This system not only enables your curved rail to be made to fit the precise requirement of your staircase, but it will enable you to see a 3D drawing of how your stairlift will look before you place your order.

Due to the fact that all curved stairlifts need to be made to the precise requirements of your individual staircase, Handicare utilizes skills to ensure a perfect fit, first time, every time.

The Freecurve

The Freecurve stairlift has been developed with the highest of standards in mind. The Freecurve is tailor made for your staircase and can be customised to suit your individual needs.
 
The unique, single rail design is not only slim and unobtrusive on your stairs, it also enables you to choose from a selection of colours to match your home and décor.

The Freecurve seat also comes in a wide variety of styles and choices as well. You can choose from our Classic, Elegance or Alliance seats to further customise your lift both in terms of how it looks and also the option features that you can add. 

The Freecurve also has powered and automatic options to suit your exact needs. The almost limitless customizable options for the Freecurve make it the perfect stairlift for any home.

Freecurve
Elegance

The Elegance offers a lightly padded, faux leather seat that delivers both comfort and style with the benefit of being durable and easy to clean.

This seat can be supplied on our single rail curved system with a choice of two seat positions. The standard position with your back to the wall or our downward facing seat positioned at 45° to the wall. This seat comes with a specially designed footrest which means that this seat configuration can be used to provide a solution for particularly narrow curved staircases.

The Elegance seat can be combined with a hinge or drop nose track making it suitable for use in hallways where a door is close to the bottom of the stairs.

The new Elegance seat offers our highest level of cushioning, combining elegant design with refined comfort and a luxurious feel thanks to its super soft upholstery, it is available in three colours each with a cream retractable seatbelt.

The upholstery's protective layer means that the stairlift seat is both durable and easy to clean. The armrests can be adjusted outwards to create a wider seat.

Compatible with our single tube curved stairlift system, the Elegance seat’s armrests can be adjusted outwards to create a wider, more spacious seat. It can also be upgraded to add Handicare’s patented Active Seat which provide additional support when sitting or standing. Maximum capacity with Elegance Seat with Hinged rail 125kg/19½st.

Available Options

  • One way powered swivel seat: To automatically swivel your seat round so that you exit onto the landing safely.

  • Two-way powered swivel: Developed for very narrow curved staircase.

  • Active Seat: This unique and patented development provides assistance for those users who would like some additional support when getting on or off the stairlift.

  • Unique Illuminated footplate: When this powered footplate is unfolded, it is automatically illuminated.

  • Powered footplate: To maximize free space, you can automatically fold up the footplate.

The Classic seat is a durable solution offered in a choice of three colours leather look wipe clean seat  each offering a retractable seat belt as standard.

This seat can be supplied on our single rail curved system with a choice of two seat positions. The standard position with your back to the wall or our downward facing seat positioned at 45° to the wall. This seat comes with a specially designed footrest which means that this seat configuration can be used to provide a solution for particularly narrow curved staircases.

The Classic seat can be combined with a hinge or drop nose track. The single tube system is available in a choice of three colours as standard: cream, grey and brown.

  • Maximum capacity with Classic Seat with Hinged rail 125kg/19½st

 

Available Options

  • One way powered swivel seat: To automatically swivel your seat round so that you exit onto the landing safely.

  • Powered footplate: To maximize free space, you can automatically fold up the footplate.

  • Unique Illuminated footplate: When this powered footplate is unfolded, it is automatically illuminated.

  • Two-way powered swivel: Developed for very narrow curved staircase.

Classic

The Alliance’s ‘retro’ styling delivery brings a classic yet contemporary feel to your stairlift. Its combination of real wood a choice of three leather look cushioned upholstery options can be chosen to complement your décor and rail colour which is also available in a choice of three standard colours.

Compatible with our single trail curved system, the Alliance can be combined with our Drop nose or market leading curved hinged rail making it suited for use in homes with restricted hallway space. The seat, arms and footrest all fold up neatly to leave as much space free for other stair users if required.

  • Maximum capacity with Alliance Seat with hinged rail 125kg/19½st

Available Options

  • One way powered swivel seat: To automatically swivel your seat round so that you exit onto the landing safely.

  • Two-way powered swivel: Developed for very narrow curved staircase.

  • Active Seat: This unique and patented development provides assistance for those users who would like some additional support when getting on or off the stairlift.

  • Unique Illuminated footplate: When this powered footplate is unfolded, it is automatically illuminated.

  • Powered footplate: To maximize free space, you can automatically fold up the footplate.

Alliance

The 4000

Using the latest technology, our twin rail system is custom built to create a perfect fit for your stairs. The 4000 offers a range of automatic options tailored to your needs, including a folding hinge to avoid obstructing nearby doorways, and powered swivel and footrest for ultimate ease of use.  

Its stable twin rail design delivers a smooth ride whilst enabling tight bends. This system offers the tightest rail bends on the market, making it an ideal choice for spiral or curved staircases and narrow hallways. 

The rail colour can be fully customised to suit your décor, and the seat can be customised with a range of colours in three style options: the Style, the Smart, or the Simplicity. 

Smart Seat 4000

With a choice of four colours, the Smart seat is a practical, durable seat solution. The Smart seat can be supplied with optional powered features to remove the need for bending to fold a footrest or turning to swivel the seat when getting on or off the stairlift upstairs. 

Maximum capacity with: 

  • Handicare 4000 Hinged rail 136kg/21½ st 

  • Handicare 4000 with non-hinged rail 136kg/21½ st standard rail and 160kg/25¼ st with HD rail. The Smart seat also offers versions with additional arm spacers to increase the distance between the arms. 

Available Options

  • One way powered swivel seat: To automatically swivel your seat round so that you exit onto the landing safely.

  • Body Harness: Designed for those who need extra support.

  • Powered footplate: To maximize free space, you can automatically fold up the footplate.

Style Seat 

Handicare’s Style seat is available in three colour options, and offers a range of powered options to make your everyday life easier. 

Maximum capacity with: 

  • Handicare 4000 hinged rail 136kg/21½ st 

  • Handicare 4000 with non-hinged rail 136kg/21½ st standard rail and 160kg/25¼ st with HD rail 

 

Available Options

  • Powered footplate: To maximize free space, you can automatically fold up the footplate.

  • One way powered swivel seat: To automatically swivel your seat round so that you exit onto the landing safely.

Simplicity Seat

If you do not require a powered swivel option, the Simplicity seat offers you a safe and cost-effective way to overcome the challenge of climbing your stairs. 

The upholstery is available in a neutral sand coloured wipe clean flame retardant fabric. 

The Simplicity seat swivel is manually operated but you can choose to add a powered footrest if you wish. The 4000 Simplicity comes with a retractable seat belt as standard but it can be ordered with a Velcro alternative if preferred. 

Maximum capacity with: 

  • Handicare 4000 Hinged rail 136kg/21½ st 

  • Handicare 4000 with non-hinged rail 136kg/21½ st standard rail and 160kg/25¼ st with HD rail 

Available Options

  • Powered footplate: To maximize free space, you can automatically fold up the footplate.

  • One way powered swivel seat: To automatically swivel your seat round so that you exit onto the landing safely.

Perch seat: for narrow staircases or users with restricted hip movement

If you have restricted movement in the knee or hip joints, you may find sitting painful. The Perch Smart seat may be the best solution for you. 

The Perch seat lets you travel in a standing position, without bending your knees. There is a shortened seat and retractable seat belt which provide a stable support area for users to ‘perch’ on. This means that Perch Seats may also provide a solution for particularly narrow staircases where a user would not have room to travel in a seated position. 

Upholstery is available in a choice of four colours. 

Your Handicare supplier will be able to advise you which seat is most suited to your needs. 

Maximum capacity for Handicare 4000 136kg/21½ st. 

Available Options

  • Powered footplate: To maximize free space, you can automatically fold up the footplate.

  • Body Harness: Designed for those who need extra support.