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Bariatric wheelchair mover

Safe patient transport for staff and passengers while reducing the risk of manual-handling injury

Bariatric Wheelchair Mover


Features at a glance.

Moves up to 350 kg on a 6 degree gradient.

Reduces force feedback through chair for patient comfort.

Battery powered.

Simple push-button hitching

Easy to manoeuvre

Power-assist your fleet of wheelchairs

The ergonomically designed Bariatric wheelchair mover enables safe moving of patient wheelchairs.

The smooth ride improves patient comfort while also reducing the risk of manual handling injuries, strain and fatigue to patient service staff. It is ideal for workplaces who support an ageing workforce.

Easy to hitch with the push of a button, the powered wheelchair mover is compatible with a variety of wheelchairs.

With its small and compact design, it is ideal for manoeuvring around hospitals or airports, and in-and-out of lifts.

Made in Australia, it comes with a comprehensive 12-month warranty.

How much effort does it take to push a 100 kg patient?

The required sustained force:

  • Manually pushing a patient in a wheelchair = 8 kg

  • Using the wheelchair mover = < 1 kg

    Force required on a slope for manual-pushing is higher.

For more information on acceptable frequencies of sustained pushing of wheeled equipment over stated distances, refer to the Snook and Ciriello table


Typical applications

Ideal for moving heavy wheelchairs, commodes and treatment chairs around hospitals (patient transportation) as well as airports (passenger transportation).

The Bariatric Wheelchair Mover is an excellent addition to any aged care or rehabilitation centre which has large numbers of wheelchairs.

Features and specifications

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Load capacity

Moves up to 350 kg on a 6 degree gradient.

Max. speed

Up to 5 km per hour.

Speed mode

Thumb throttle acceleration with forward and reverse.


  • Compact and easy to manoeuvre in tight spaces.

  • Easy to steer.

  • Excellent turning circle.

  • Simple push-button automatic hitching/unhitching.

  • Quiet operation and smooth ride for patient comfort.

  • Automatic park brake.

  • Battery operated and rechargeable.

  • Non-marking tyre.

  • Key on/off switch.

  • Ergonomic design.

  • Park brake release—to enable manual operation in the event of a flat battery.


Suitable for both standard and bariatric sized wheelchairs, with a maximum range of 705 mm. This is the widest hitch point for chairs when the hitch arms are fully extended.


  • Gripper hitch for hitching onto wheelchairs (suitable for both standard and bariatric sized wheelchairs) with a maximum range of 700 mm. This is the widest hitch point for chairs when the hitch arms are fully extended.

  • Simple push-button hitching/unhitching.

  • Height from ground: 265 to 330 mm.

  • Fits a variety of wheelchairs.

Country of origin

Designed and manufactured in Australia.

Safety features

  • Emergency stop button.

  • Emergency ‘back-off’ bar.

  • Horn.

  • Automatically decelerates and stops when not driving forward.


  • Comprehensive 12-month warranty.

  • Six month warranty on battery and charger.


Two 12V 33Ah MK-gel batteries with a 24V smart charger.

Dimensions (L/W/H)

830/427/1300 mm

Bariatric wheelchair mover dimensions
Bariatric wheelchair mover hitch range - dimensions

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