Posted on August 25, 2020
VANCOUVER, B.C. – (August XX, 2020) – HME (Healthlinc Medical Equipment Ltd.) is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Handicare Canada. The partnership will allow the two companies to provide streamlined and seamless product services to long-term care facilities and hospitals located in the Lower Mainland and on Vancouver Island.
The partnership will enable facilities to have a one-stop-shop with HME and Handicare providing exclusive cross-partner referrals for all product lines carried by the two companies, including lifting devices, sling, rehab equipment, mobility, bathroom safety, beds, and mattresses. HME will be the primary provider of residential, group home and school ceiling lifts while partnering with Handicare for long-term care facilities and hospital lifts.
Robert Boscacci, President of HME, said, “this partnership will allow HME to offer a full suite of products to our clients, in particular, to long term care clients in need of overhead lifts.”
The two companies will also partner on educational in-services for health-care professionals to bring the top-level service that both companies are well-known to provide.
“Handicare is proud to partner with a company like HME whose focus is on providing quality service and products to our Long Term Care partners. We will leverage our company’s strengths and resources to deliver great value and exceptional service to our partners. Handicare is 100% committed to our customers and will continue to deliver the highest standards of patient handling solutions and products to ensure safe working environments for both staff and residents alike, as well as expand our high end bathing line of tubs and bath lifts across British Columbia.” said Paul Toon, National Director of Sales for Handicare.
Founded in 1986, Handicare’s global head office is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company operates in 40 countries worldwide. Their North American headquarters and manufacturing facility is located in St. Louis, Missouri, and they operate local offices across the U.S. and Canada. Handicare offers mobility solutions for the hospital and the home, including a complete line of ceiling and floor lifts, slings, manual transfer, and bathroom safety aids.
HealthLinc Medical Equipment Ltd. (HME®) began 30 years ago as a local medical equipment company and has grown to become one of B.C.’s largest independent dealers of Mobility and Home Medical Equipment. With over 80 staff operating out of over 35,000 s.f. in Richmond, South Surrey and Victoria,
HME is a proud Canadian owned and operated local company with four distinct consumer divisions: Rehab, Accessibility, Pediatric, and Long-Term Care.