A stand aid comprises a mobile unit with a footplate and is operated by a carer. The person being assisted has to have the ability to stand and to follow instructions. The hoist is positioned by the carer in front of the person to be lifted. The sling is then attached behind them and they are brought up into a standing position. When purchasing a Stand Aid you do not need to worry about delivery costs as everyone in the category below is supplied free of P & P.