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Handicare 1100: the slimmest straight stairlift

The 1100’s strong yet super slim line rail is the narrowest on the market so it obscures less of your stairs than any other straight stairlift system. With its compact design and grease free rail, the 1100 blends in nicely with your interior and is a breeze to keep clean.

Our Verdict

Value for money
Total Score: 9.6 / 10 - Amazing


  • Custom made stairlifts
  • Friendly customer service
  • Slimmest track on the market
  • No toothed track
  • Quiet drive system
  • Free Technical survey
  • Full power options available (seat fold, footplate fold and power seat turn)
  • Easy Hinge or slide track if door at the bottom of the stairs
  • Charge any position on the stairs


  • Max user weight 22 stone
  • No bariatric models

Technical Details


Full track length

Power supply Input


Max user weight

140kg 22St


0.15m/ Second

Method of Drive

Handicare’s patented four wheel drive technology with four quiet and reliable motors.

Stair angle

30- 50 degrees

Upholstery Colour

Vanilla Beige


24v DC

Full Review

Slim: stylish compact design

The Handicare 1100 is ultra-slim and compact and can be placed close to the wall, leaving a lot of free space on the staircase for other stair users to safely climb the stairs. It’s the slimmest straight stairlift rail on the market! To save even more space, the stairlift seat, footrest and armrests can be folded when not in use. The seat will swivel at the top landing, making sure you can get on and off the stairlift easily and safely. Also, the 1100 comes as standard with safety sensors that will stop the lift in case of obstruction.

Due to the patented technology, there is no tooth rack on the Handicare 1100. This means that, unlike other stairlifts, there is no grease or oil on the rail collecting dust and dirt, making the rail easy to clean and safe to touch. Your staircase will stay spick and span!

Zero Intrusion A unique solution designed for home with a door at the top of the stairs. Or where the stairlift could be a possible tripping hazard at the top of the stairs.

Slide track Automatically moves the track clear of any obstacles while the stairlift moves into a parked position. This option is ideal for hallways where access is required through doorways close to the staircase, either at the top or bottom of the stairs.

Easy Hinge The track can be folded away from the doorway manually, giving clear

The robust 1100 is powered by Handicare’s patented four-wheel drive technology with four quiet and reliable motors. In the unfortunate and rare event one of the motors breaks down, you can still finish your ride up or down the stairs. The lift is fully certified by the international stairlift safety standard EN 81-40 and designed for years and years of carefree daily use. Thanks to the continuous charge functionality you can park the seat anywhere you like on the rail: the batteries are always charged and ready to go.
The 1100 is suitable for users up to max. 140kg.

 This is a groundbreaking Straight Stairlift with the narrowest stairlift rail in the world. The stairlift which is powered by Four Friction Motors, there is no tooth track racking on the track and requires no oil or grease. The clean rails means there is no dirt or oil to worry about. It is safe to touch and ideal when children are around your home.

The stairlift has a 22 stone weight limit. The stylish vanilla leather upholstery not only perfectly complements any home but is incredibly comfortable. The Handicare 1100 comes with a retractable belt and a slimline folding design. It is battery powered and comes with 2 remotes.

The Handicare 1100 with the slimmest stairlift rail on the market, which makes it great for narrow staircases. This model also comes with the option of a powered swivel seat allowing easy exit at the top of the stairs. Power footrest option is also available by pressing a button the footrest lowers, great for users with limited mobility. The 1100 Stair Lift has a full charge strip and is always on charge so the lift can be left anywhere along the track charging the batteries.

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