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6 November 2020

Handicare stairlifts review

Learn how Handicare stairlifts, which include those branded as Companion and Minivator, and stairlifts sold by companies including Age UK and Companion, compare with those from Stannah and Acorn.
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Joanna Pearl


We asked people who had bought a Handicare stairlift to tell us what they thought of it, so that you can decide whether it's the right stairlift brand for you or your loved one.

The table below reveals how Handicare stairlifts scored for quality, value for money, reliability and more – as well as the average price of a Handicare stairlift.

Customers also rated the best place to buy a Handicare brand stairlift.

Log in to view the ratings in the table below. If you're not yet a Which? member, join Which? to unlock the results and access all of our expert reviews.

Handicare stairlifts (including Companion and Minivator) ratings
Customer score

Reliability of the stairlift

Usability

Comfort

Safety

Quality

Batteries

Value for money

Average price of a new Handicare stairlift

Average price of a second-hand Handicare stairlift

Table notes: Customer score combines overall satisfaction and likelihood to recommend. Sample size – 176. Includes stairlifts from Companion and Minivator, and sold through Age UK. Survey conducted in July 2018

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By logging in or joining Which?, you can access the Which? scores and ratings in the table above, as well as all the following information on this page, including:

  • how much Handicare stairlifts typically cost, including the average and the range of prices its customers paid
  • ongoing costs and maintenance for Handicare stairlifts, such as servicing prices, repair costs and servicing contracts
  • stairlift warranty information and aftercare packages
  • whether it's worth haggling over the quoted price of a Handicare stairlift
  • whether you're likely to get pressure-selling from companies selling Handicare