What is it?
Low back patient transfer sling offers enhanced support for the lower back area, is manufactured in structured Polyester, with a semi-rigid foam lining to the back and legs and removable back support stiffeners. Suited to end users with good body tone with sufficient control of head and upper body. This sling also features a detachable elasticated waist support as standard.
Large opening around lower body ensures hygienic toileting and makes clothing changes easier.
Quick to fit this sling is extremely comfortable.
Compatible with Guldmann, Liko and Mo Lift hoists and other third party hoists with loop fixing spreader bars.
Available in two material types:
- Polyester – Easy application. Glides and slides smoothly,dries quickly after washing.
- Mesh – High density open weave mesh, durable, used for bathing as quick drying. SUITABLE FOR BATHING.
Wash at 85°C
Tumble dry low heat (max 50°C)
- Detachable chest support
- Lower back
- Good head control
- Good head trunk and hip control
Mobility FIM Measure
|A (Shoulder Circumference)||B (Chest/Waist Circumference) applies to elasticated waist support||C (C7 to Waist)|
|XSmall||76 – 86cm||60 – 85cm||33 – 38cm|
|Small||86 – 96cm||65 – 95cm||39 – 44cm|
|Medium||96 – 108cm||80 – 110cm||45 – 53cm|
|Large||108 – 130cm||80 – 120cm||53 – 58cm|
|XLarge||130 – 144cm||90 – 140cm||58 – 63cm|
Installation optionsPlease Note: The images shown are to be used as a guide to the various installation options this product can be used for. These are a pictorial representation only. Please refer to the product’s instructions of use for application process.
Lift Type: KEY
Active – end user is active and can participate in transfer
Passive Lift – end user can maintain passivity or has limited mobility
Extensive – end user has limited body control and/or suffers from extreme extensions.
Functional Independence MeasureThe Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scale assesses physical and cognitive disability. This scale focuses on the burden of care – that is, the level of disability indicating the burden of caring for them.
- Transfers: bed/chair/wheelchair
- Transfers: toilet
- Transfers: bathtub/shower
- Transfers: car
- Locomotion: walking/wheelchair
- Locomotion: stairs