All you need to know about rise recliners

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  • Do you suffer from any ailments that affect your comfort when getting in, sitting in or rising out of a chair?
  • Do you need to be able to sleep in your chair occasionally?
  • Do you need a little bit of help when rising out of a chair?
  • Do you want to be able to control the chair backrest and footrest independently?

Electrically operated riser recliners are of real benefit to those who may otherwise need help when rising from a chair. Whether you choose a single or dual motor action, the mechanism operates quietly and efficiently to help you to your feet with ease. The correct support is important too, so our designs feature lumbar supports in the backrest, while the top quality fabrics and padding make sure you sit or relax in style and comfort.

Helping you stay independent

We make two different types of electrically operated recliner to suit all budgets and mobility. It is important that you choose the right one, as it can make all the difference to your everyday life.

Riser Recliner Chairs

Just a push of a button on the handset and the chair reclines into a relaxing position. When you are ready to stand, the chair will lift and tilt to help you to your feet. There is no physical effort required at all, making them perfect for those who may otherwise need help when rising from a chair. We have a good selection of single and dual motor models for even greater versatility. Find out more about single and dual motor benefits in the panel below.

Riser recliner features:

  • More spinal support & comfort than a standard recliner
  • Greater leg elevation
  • Ideal for users with poor leg circulation, oedema & similar conditions

Wall-hugger technology

Wall-hugger technology allows your riser recliner to be positioned within a few inches of a wall because the back reclines away from it and not into it (like a normal recliner).

Tilt-in-Space features

  • Offers more spinal support and comfort compared to a standard recliner
  • Nil sheer factor on the back when reclining
  • The chair base moves in harmony with the back (fixed back & seat angle)
  • The additional base function ensures the user sits correctly in the chair, giving better spinal support and posture
  • Greater leg elevation than a standard recliner
  • Ideal for users suffering from poor leg circulation, oedema and similar conditions

Although the recliners will recline so that you can sleep in them, they are not designed to be used as a permanent bed.

Single or Dual Motor Action?

Single motor controls the backrest and footrest at the same time, so when you recline the backrest, the footrest automatically rises to support your legs.

Dual motor controls the backrest and footrest independently, so you can choose to recline the backrest and raise the footrest, or stay in a sitting position and raise the footrest only.

Find out more about individual riser recliners or browse our full range

Over 40 years of experience has gone into everything we make at HSL. That’s why we are confident to cover all our electrically adjustable chairs with a Five Year Quality Guarantee (fabric and handset are guaranteed for 12 months subject to normal wear conditions).

When your order is delivered, you will receive a booklet which contains important information on HSL guarantees. It also contains instructions for the care and use of your furniture.

Five year quality guarantee

What our customers say about us

  • The delivery team were first class. Certainly earned a gold star. Carry on the good work. Thank you both.

    Mrs. Sims

  • My husband and I are both disabled. When we finally decided on the chairs we wanted, she made us a nice cup of tea and left us with the materials to choose from. No pressure at all, it was like home from home.

    Mrs. McLean

  • It was a pleasure to shop at HSL Bathgate largely due to Anne who made us feel so welcome and had endless patience in helping us to decide on the most suitable chair and the upholstery. The chair was delivered sooner than expected and is in constant use and as I am flat bound it is important that I have two comfortable chairs that helps me to relax. The tea and biscuits were also very welcome. Thank you.

    Mr. Hamilton

  • I went to your store with my sister who wanted a drop arm sofa and the staff were absolutely delightful. We were offered tea and the staff that dealt with us couldn't have been nicer. It was such a pleasure to be looked after by such nice people and we were there for over an hour - they couldn't do enough.

    Mrs. N Ellis

  • Very good assistant introduced us to all shapes and sizes of chairs - which really fitted our bodies with comfort and we liked the real wooden knobs on them.

    Mr. & Mrs. B Lee

  • We are very pleased indeed with the service received. Well informed staff, pleasant, smiling and no harassment; they could not have been more helpful.Text -

    Mrs. C Bingham

  • Very good service. We were allowed to inspect chairs at our leisure. No pushy sales people. We liked being left alone to talk about various chairs. We did buy an electric chair and in all a very good, pleasant shopping experience.

    P Dunne

  • Two of your consultants, Robert and Dave, visited my mother yesterday for a home consultation. We spent 2 hours trying out chairs and discussing her needs. During this period they demonstrated the utmost courtesy and patience. They were happy to give her a quote and did not try any hard sale either! What a brilliant service.

    Isabel Singh

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