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Modified door thresholds allow easy, direct access to adjoining rooms

To eliminate the need for transferring residents to an additional lift and to better use the existing ceiling-mounted lift system, door thresholds were modified to allow the lift's tracks to access adjoining rooms.

Modified door-thresholds
Door threshold trolley

Door thresholds were modified to allow a ceiling-mounted lift system to easily access other rooms.

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