Rising Seats & Aids

Getting to your feet from a sitting position can be difficult if you are living with certain health conditions. Essential Aids Rising Seats section of mobility aids offers a range of innovative products which make the process easier. We supply cushions which physically push you upwards as you stand up, like the Easy Rise Booster Cushion. Alternatively, depending on your condition or disability, booster cushions may be a simple way of reducing the distance of travel between standing and sitting. If seat riser cushions don’t fit the bill, we also supply special furniture ‘feet’ which raise the height of the sofa, armchair or bed by effectively extending the length of the legs.

Getting to your feet from a sitting position can be difficult if you are living with certain health conditions. Essential Aids Rising Seats section of mobility aids offers a range of innovative

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  1. Vat Exempt  Harley Booster Cushion

    Harley Booster Cushion

    This cushion fits under the cushion of an existing chair in order to raise its height.
    £37.05
    ( £44.46  inc VAT )
  2. Vat Exempt  Seat Belt Reacher

    Seat Belt Reacher

    A handy tool that clips to a seatbelt and makes it easier to reach and put on.
    £12.25
    ( £14.70  inc VAT )
  3. Vat Exempt  Rotary Cushion

    Rotary Cushion

    A handy turning disc that makes transferring in and out of a car seat or chair easier.
    £27.09
    ( £32.51  inc VAT )
  4. Vat Exempt  Auto Mobility Solution

    Auto Mobility Solution

    Great in-car mobility aids - handybar and swivel cushion combination Pack.
    £47.36
    ( £56.83  inc VAT )
  5. Vat Exempt  Car Caddie

    Car Caddie

    Provides an excellent support loop for use when getting in our out of a car.
    £18.33
    ( £22.00  inc VAT )
  6. Vat Exempt  Upeasy Lifting Cushion

    Upeasy Lifting Cushion

    Self-powered lifting cushion that can be applied to any chair for instant automatic lifting.
    £152.83
    ( £183.40  inc VAT )
  7. Vat Exempt  Uplift Seat Assist

    Uplift Seat Assist

    Self-powered, portable raising cushion which can be used with any seat.
    £170.90
    ( £205.08  inc VAT )
  8. Vat Exempt  Langham Linked Chair Raiser

    Langham Linked Chair Raiser

    Four linked moulded plastic blocks to allow for the height adjustment of chairs.
    £44.90
    ( £53.88  inc VAT )
  9. Vat Exempt  Ezee Turn Cushion

    Ezee Turn Cushion

    This padded cushion rotates on its own base, making it a practical and comfortable transfer aid.
    £35.02
    ( £42.02  inc VAT )
  10. Vat Exempt  Ezee Turn Pad

    Ezee Turn Pad

    This transfer aid has two ultra low friction discs which slide against each other to create easy rotation for the user.
    £31.09
    ( £37.31  inc VAT )
  11. Vat Exempt  Soft Transfer Seat

    Soft Transfer Seat

    A padded transfer seat that enables the user to rotate freely.
    £32.30
    ( £38.76  inc VAT )
  12. Vat Exempt  Turneasy Swivel Cushion

    Turneasy Swivel Cushion

    A flexible swivelling cushion ideal for assisting the transition to and from most types of seat.
    £94.18
    ( £113.02  inc VAT )
  13. Vat Exempt  Leg-X Chair Raisers - Pack of 4

    Leg-X Chair Raisers - Pack of 4

    A four-pack of plastic chair raisers with height adjustment.
    £28.24
    ( £33.89  inc VAT )
  14. Vat Exempt  Langham Adjustable Chair Raiser

    Langham Adjustable Chair Raiser

    A chair height adjuster with moulded plastic blocks that can be used with many different sized chairs.
    £32.94
    ( £39.53  inc VAT )
  15. Vat Exempt  Morris Adjustable Bed Raiser

    Morris Adjustable Bed Raiser

    A bed raiser that can be used to increase the height of beds.
    £133.80
    ( £160.56  inc VAT )
  16. Vat Exempt  Economy Revolving Seat

    Economy Revolving Seat

    This rotating seat is mounted on ball bearings and is a clever aid to getting in or out of a car.
    £35.65
    ( £42.78  inc VAT )
  17. Vat Exempt  Transfer Table

    Transfer Table

    Lightweight yet robust turning platform that can be used for standing or seated patient transfers.
    £20.66
    ( £24.79  inc VAT )
  18. Vat Exempt  Wooden Chair Raisers

    Wooden Chair Raisers

    Four hardwood cubes with different size recesses, enabling the height to be raised of different chair types.
    £25.99
    ( £31.19  inc VAT )
  19. Vat Exempt  Sandringham High Seat Chair

    Sandringham High Seat Chair

    An armchair that is designed to be comfortable and facilitate easier rising.
    £359.99
    ( £431.99  inc VAT )
  20.  Deluxe Sandringham Chair

    Deluxe Sandringham Chair

    The Sandringham has a high seat and backrest, making it easier from which to rise from than standard armchairs.
    £499.99
    ( £599.99  inc VAT )
  21. Vat Exempt  Morris & Alexander Universal Bed Raiser

    Morris & Alexander Universal Bed Raiser

    A bed raiser discreetly and securely increases the height of a bed.
    £133.83
    ( £160.60  inc VAT )
  22. Vat Exempt  Adjustable Bed Raisers

    Adjustable Bed Raisers

    These Adjustable Bed Raisers provide a simple way of raising bed height.
    £38.33
    ( £46.00  inc VAT )
  23. Vat Exempt  Rota Cushion - Junior 280mm

    Rota Cushion - Junior 280mm

    A comfortable rotating cushion that enables easier transfers in a range of situations.
    £31.99
    ( £38.39  inc VAT )
  24. Vat Exempt  Set of 4 Furniture Risers

    Set of 4 Furniture Risers

    A set of strong and durable furniture raisers.
    £17.28
    ( £20.74  inc VAT )
  25. Vat Exempt  Wooden Bed Raisers

    Wooden Bed Raisers

    Wooden bed raising cubes which can be fitted easily onto the legs of beds, providing height elevation.
    £31.99
    ( £38.39  inc VAT )
  26. Vat Exempt  Multi-Purpose Raiser

    Multi-Purpose Raiser

    A multi-purpose furniture raiser that can be used with beds, chairs and settees.
    £37.84
    ( £45.41  inc VAT )
  27. Vat Exempt  Grip On Chair Raiser

    Grip On Chair Raiser

    A pack of chair raisers that attach to the leg of the chair.
    £32.99
    ( £39.59  inc VAT )
  28. Vat Exempt  Elephant Feet

    Elephant Feet

    A set of furniture raisers that can be used with chairs and tables.
    £20.44
    ( £24.53  inc VAT )
  29. Vat Exempt  Multi Purpose Furniture Raiser

    Multi Purpose Furniture Raiser

    A range of furniture raisers that are useful for people with limited mobility.
    £31.65
    ( £37.98  inc VAT )
  30. Vat Exempt  Stander EZ Stand N Go

    Stander EZ Stand N Go

    A supportive metal frame that assists in rising from sofas and chairs.

    £122.76
    ( £147.31  inc VAT )

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Frequently Asked Questions
What are rising seats and aids?

Cushions and other pieces of equipment which help someone get to their feet from a sitting position, or visa versa.

Who might use a rising seat?

These are important mobility aids for those with compromised strength, flexibility or balance.

How does a rising seat or cushion work?

These devices effectively cushion your weight as you sit down.

An internal hydraulic arm provides the user with a gradual, supported movement as they come down to a sitting position.

As the user gets back to their feet, the seat offers a pushing motion upwards, boosting the user’s weight as they resume standing.

Are there other aids in this section which make it easier to stand up or sit down?

Many people struggle with the routine task of standing up or sitting down, especially from low seating like sofas or armchairs.

Aside from electric or hydraulic powered rising seats, there are other pieces of equipment which attempt to help with the same issue.

Height booster cushions - these are essentially firm cushions which are usually placed between the sofa seat and its own removable cushion.

This raises the height of the sitter, meaning there is less distance of travel from sitting to standing.

Elephant feet or chair raisers - plastic or wooden blocks which have indentations into which the feet of furniture can fit.

Suitable for chairs or beds, again their chief purpose is to raise the height of the user’s sitting position, making it more manageable to sit down and back up again.

What other mobility aids work well in tandem with rising seats?

Armchair support grab rails - some support rails are specifically designed to fit to an armchair or sofa.

They are often used in combination with rising seats or booster feet which raise the height of furniture.

Using a clamping mechanism which fits in the gap between the bottom of the furniture and the floor, they comprise a vertical shaft and a handle at the top.

This provides a stable and robust support rail for the person sitting in the chair.

Are riser cushions available to help get in or out of a car seat?

Aids to help get in and out of a car seat - the low sitting position required in many cars creates a challenge for people with mobility issues.

These useful living aids make a big difference for many people.

There are straps and handles available which fit to the car, providing points of support as you get up or sit down.

Swivel cushions - while not strictly rising seats, these devices help the user get into position in order to stand up.

They can be used on conventional seating or in car seats.

Swivel cushions make it much easier for the user to swing their legs to the side, a function particularly difficult for those with general reduced mobility.

In-car mobility aids make a big difference to people with flexibility issues or chronic stiffness in parts of their body.

Living aids like this are important pieces of equipment for many people’s daily routines.

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