The Ardoo 140 is our most popular lightweight travel disability hoist and we offer free demonstrations in selected areas of the UK and Ireland

The Ardoo 140 is a compact and versatile, small folding hoist designed to lift disabled users in and out of cars and converted vans.  It is perfect for bringing on holiday or weekend breaks and can be easily stored in the boot of the car.

Key features

  • Can be used indoors and outdoors
  • Can be converted into a standing hoist
  • Hoists users in and out of most cars and kango style vans
  • Can be folded small enough to be placed in to a car boot
  • It can be taken on holiday and stored in the hold of the plane
  • Very small footprint, suitable for small spaces and bathrooms
  • It can lift a supine person from the floor
  • It can be erected and folded in under a minute

Its compact design also makes it the ideal choice of a travel hoist and can be used indoors and outdoors with ease. With a one piece construction, this remarkable hoist can be erected or folded in less than 40 seconds, making it the ideal travel partner.  Use it to transfer a person into a car and lift them out into their wheelchair with ease. The Ardoo Caresafe Hoist can also be converted into a standing transfer hoist for those users who can bear some weight.

Travel disability hoist

Technical Specification

 Safe Working Load 140Kg (22 stone) (308 lbs)
   Total Weight 23 kg (3.6 stone) (51 lbs)
Overall Length (min to max) 1060-1100mm
Internal Width (min) 445mm
Maximum Overall Height (top of spreader bar) 1560mm
Spreader bar max height at max reach 1084mm
Spreader bar minimum height 705mm
Maximum Overall Height (top of mast) 1135mm
Turning Radius 1150mm
External Width (legs open/legs closed) 974mm /414mm
Battery Requirements 12V rechargeable sealed lead acid battery
Charger Capacity 2.0AH 24VDC Charger
Approximate charging time Approx 4 hours


One year on battery and 4 years on all other parts.

Free demonstration

If you would like to try the Ardoo 140 Caresafe hoist - just call us on 028 92 67 70 77 and we will advise if we can provide a free demonstration in your area.