Mangar lifting equipment available from the experts at John Preston Healthcare.

A recognised global leader, Mangar design, manufacture and supply inflatable moving and handling aids as well as bathing aids designed to;

  • Enable people regain their independence in everyday tasks.
  • Reduce the risk of injury and strain of carers.

Check out some of the featured Mangar's award winning products below including;

  • Mangar Archimedes Bath Lift
  • Mangar Bathing Cushion
  • Mangar Surfer Bather
  • Mangar Raiser Lifting Cushion
  • Mangar Sit - U - Up Pillow Lift
  • Mangar Leg Lifter
  • Mangar Elk Lifting Cushion
  • Mangar Camel Lifting Cushion

You can shop our full range of moving & handling equipment online or get in touch with our Product Specialist, Dan if you have any questions he will be delighted to help.

Archimedes Bath Lift

Mangar bath lift from John Preston Healthcare Tel 028 92 67 70 77

A great alternative to a walk-in bath 

The Archimedes Bath Lift from Mangar has been designed specifically for those who are finding it more dificult to get in and out of the bath.

You are well supported by this bath lift and it is very comfortable. It has a high back rest and a longer seat than many other bath lifts.

It is lightweight, portable and separates into three separate parts, ideal for when in storage.

Mangar Bathing Cushion


Lowers you down and raises you back up again – all at the touch of a button.

The Bathing Cushion is ideal if you have difficulty getting in and out of the bath.

Perfect if you have reasonable upper body stability, the inflatable Bathing Cushion gently lowers you into the bath and raises you back out when required, all at the touch of a button.

Whilst at the bottom of the bath you can choose whether to keep some air in the cushion to provide a supportive backrest, or release it all to lie right back for a completely natural bath.

Mangar Surfer Bather

A power elevated bath lift for children, that helps lower the user to the bottom of the bath.
  • The Surfer is lightweight with adjustable seat and backrest. The "Surfer" is ideal for use with children helping provide security whilst bathing.
  • The Surfer Bather Bath Lift will make bathtime fun again for those parents and carers who struggle to lift the child into and out of the bath.
  • Encourages this special time by reducing the stress and risk of injury that comes with lifting your child in and out of the bath.
  • Lightweight and portable, you can take it with you on family holidays.

Mangar Raiser Lifting Cushion


Mangar Raiser Lifting Cushion helps raise a person that is seated - helping them get up out of their chair.

With the touch of a button the two inflatable compartments rise individually, slowly lifting the person to a position that will allow them to stand.

A great alternative to a riser recliner, especially as the Raiser is designed to easily fit the shape of any standard household armchair.

Not only does the lifting cushion raise someone out of a chair it also:

  • Lifts people up off their bed from a seated position
  • Helps people move from a wheelchair to a standing position
  • Helps people get in and out of their car

Mangar Sit - U - Up Pillow Lift


An excellent cost effective alternative to a profiling bed, the Sit-U-Up steadily raises the user to an upright position as well as deflating bringing the user to a comfortable lying down position.

All by the touch of a button - the Sit-Up-Up is very easy to use and requires no installation. Causes no disturbances to a second person in the bed and it can comfortably be used on any size bed. Lightweight, portable and easy to take with you on the go. Max user weight - 24 stone

Mangar Leg Lifter


The Mangar inflatable Leglifter provides valuable assistance with lifting legs into bed for those wh0 may find it difficult.

It is straightforward to fit or remove, and requires no permanent installation. It is attached to the bed underneath the mattress and sits discreetly at the side of the mattress . Minimises risk of back injury to carer by reducing or eliminating moving & handling. Lightweight and portable, ideal for those users who love to travel.

Elk Emergency Lifting Cushion

Mangar Elk Northern Ireland and Belfast from John Preston Healthcare Group Tel 028 92 67 70 77

The Mangar Elk emergency lifting cushion lifts a fallen person simply and safely minimising moving, handling and transfer risks.

Recommended and used by many UK NHS Ambulance Trusts as key equipment to lift a fallen person. The Mangar Elk lifts up to 70 stone and is operated by a mains powered low air pressure using the Airflo power source. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use. Portable and lightweight (3.6kg) and it folds for easy transportation and storage.


See how the Mangar Elk lifts patients 

Mangar Camel Emergency Lifting Cushion

Buy Mangar Camel from John Preston Healthcare Tel 028 92 67 70 77
The unique Camel inflatable lifting chair is designed to sit up and lift a fallen person from the floor either independently or assisted. It is less hassle than a hoist!
  • The Camel is operated by low air pressure using the Airflo power source.
  • It can be used anywhere, indoors or outside, and will lift a fallen person up to 50stone, whilst protecting both the carer and the person being lifted from injury.
  • Mangar camel is lightweight and portable - it packs away into a discreet bag.

Get in touch with our Product Specialist today or visit our showroom in Lisburn, Northern Ireland.