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Sterling Stairlifts Review

Sterling Stairlifts
  Sterling 1000 Stairlift
  Sterling 1000 Outdoor Stairlift
  Sterling 1000 Perch Stairlift
  Sterling 2000 Curved Stairlift
  Sterling 2000 Perch Curved Stairlift
  Sterling Simplicity Stairlift 
  Sterling Simplicity+ Plus Stairlift
  Sterling Product Line


Straight Stairlifts
  Simplicity Straight
    Simplicity Features
    Simplicity Options
    Simplicity Specs

 Simplicity+ Straight
    Simplicity+ Features
    Simplicity+ Options
    Simplicity+ Specs

 Sterling 1000
    1000 Features
    1000 Options
    1000 Specs

 Sterling Outdoor
    Sterling OD Features
    Sterling OD Options
    Sterling OD Specs

 Sterling Perch
    Sterling Perch Features
    Sterling Perch Options
    Sterling Perch Specs


Curved Stairlifts
  Sterling 2000
    2000 Features
    2000 Options
    2000 Specs

 Sterling Perch Curve
    Perch Curve Features
    Perch Curve Options
    Perch Curve Specs

Sterling Stairlifts Review


August 11, 2013
Source of Information

Handicare Stairlifts, USA, Holland, UK


Handicare Offices

USA, Holland, United Kingdom, Europe 


About Us


Handicare Stairlifts' head offices are based in Heerhugowaard, in the Dutch province of Noord-Holland. Handicare Stairlifts manufactures high-quality stairlifts for both the Minivator (Sterling by Minivator) and Freelift ranges. The Minivator (Sterling by Minivator) lifts are designed and manufactured in the UK, whereas Freelift lifts are designed and manufactured in the Netherlands.
The sales organization is also based at the factories in the UK and the Netherlands. Consequently, Handicare is always close to the action and can respond rapidly and effectively. Handicare has two further sales organizations in France and Germany.


Handicare Stairlifts' sales organization is familiar with all the ins and outs of both the Minivator (Sterling by Minivator) and Freelift product ranges, and knows exactly which stairlift is best suited in any situation.

Handicare offers solutions and support to increase the independence of disabled or elderly people as well as to improve the convenience of those who are caring for them. It is Handicare's mission to make everyday life easier.


Sterling in the USA

What is today Handicare in the USA used to be two companies:


  • Since 2007, RoMedic, Inc. has been focusing on sales and marketing of Handicare's solutions for patient handling (SystemRoMedic™) and bathroom safety (LinidoSolutions™) in the US market.
  • And since 2003, Handicare Accessibility, formerly Sterling Stairlifts, has been focusing on sales and marketing of Handicare's different lifts from the Minivator/Sterling and Freelift series in the US market.
During 2012 the two sales companies were merged into one offering a wide range of Handicare products for an easier everyday life.

Sterling stairlifts offer a safe and reliable way of getting up and down the stairs

Every year thousands of people look for a solution to the problems posed by the staircase in their home. The decision to install a stairlift is sometimes a difficult one to take but when compared with the alternative of moving house, or living on only one level of their house, many people have found a stairlift to be their much preferred option. Handicare's Sterling range offers a number of straight and curved stairlifts and also a stairlift for staircases outside.

All Sterling curved tracks are made to order following a survey of each individual staircase. State of the art survey and manufacturing processes mean that Handicare manufactures Sterling custom tracks in market leading timescales.

Benefits of a Handicare Stairlift

Handicare Stairlifts has produced and installed lifts for more than 125 years and has many satisfied and happy users worldwide. Their innovations take care of the most comfortable, safe and whisper quiet stairlifts.
A Handicare Stairlift is not only convenient, but also beautiful and fits any house and interior by its huge range of seats, rails and colors. Top quality in all respects makes a Handicare Stairlift a valuable asset for your convenience.

You will have independence with contemporary design and maximum safety in house for a price that will certainly appeal to you. With a one-off investment you will retain your mobility and be able to stay in your own home.

A perfect solution for every staircase

Sterling Stairlifts has a solution for every staircase. All Handicare curved stairlifts share the same typical features: easy to operate, whisper silent and a functional design with the single tubular rail. With our different types of stairlifts we are able to place a Handicare stairlift in every type of house and provide a safe and comfortable ride up even the most complicated of staircases. The compact design allows plenty of space for other stair users.

A tailor-made solution


Perfectly finished, 100% made to measure… and yet rapidly installed at your home. Handicare will, after an informal visit, explain all the features of our stairlifts to you in detail.

Each Handicare Stairlift is designed to suit your individual staircase. Handicare uses advanced PhotoSurvey technology to make accurate measurements and has all the options available to ensure the best possible fit for your staircase.



Convenience serves people... and lifting equipment of Handicare has been doing just that for more than 125 years. With technical perfection, intelligent solutions and safe applications, Handicare’s innovations have provided not only greater comfort, but also more attractive stairlifts... in your style, your taste. Top quality in all respects make the Handicare stairlift a valuable asset for independence around the home. Many satisfied users experience that every day.


Quality and safety


A Sterling Stairlift stands for high quality: quality in terms of safety, innovation, comfort and design. Furthermore, all Handicare products are tested and approved by worldwide independent inspection services. This gives you the assurance that all Handicare products meet the highest standards in terms of quality and safety.









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