Lift chairs can be a boon to the elderly, infirm or disabled. Along with stair lifts and scooters they can do wonders for comfort, mobility and increased independence. Lift chairs can be relatively inexpensive but as with everything, the price you are prepared to pay will effect the number and the sophistication level of the features available.
It is well worthwhile to research the market and to be clear
a) what you need and
b) what you want your lift chair to do for you
as the answers to these questions will help you decide on the features that are most important to you.
You might wish to consider some or all of the following.
Take into account your size. Height, weight, width.
Seat depth & width required.
Right hand or left hand controls.
Specific accessories like heat or massage.
Will you sleep in your lift chair?
Do you want 2, 3 or infinite positions?
How much time are you likely to spend in your chair?
What size is your room?
Do you want your chair bespoke or off the shelf?
Do you want your chair to be static or mobile?
Covered in fabric, vinyl or...