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Maintaining patient movement and mobility can be a complex task involving many risks. Studies show that maintaining patient movement and mobility has a positive impact on all major organs of the body and also helps with a patients’ well-being.

However, it can be challenging when carrying out much needed movement and mobility tasks to ensure the safety of patients and caregivers when doing so.

Essential have a family of patient specific, washable slings and slide sheets so that safe patient handling tasks can be completed without putting patients and caregivers at increased risk.

Patient Specific Slings

Pro-Loop® Patient Specific Sling

The Pro-Loop® patient specific sling is a general purpose, high back sling that is generally used for patients within the hospital environment. The leg straps on the Pro-Loop® sling can also be hammocked and secured, so the sling can be utilised with amputee patients. The Pro-Loop® sling is compatible with all hook designed sling bars.

Specification

  • Safe Working Load: 230kg
  • Sizes: XS, S, M, L & XL
  • Unit of Issue: 10 units
Pro-Loop® Patient Specific Sling

Pro Clip® Patient Specific Sling

The Pro-Lock® patient specific sling, is a general purpose, high back sling, that is generally used for patient within an acute care environment. The Pro-Lock® sling has been fully tested to be compatible with all clip designed sling bars that are found in mobile or ceiling track hoists. The Pro-Lock® sling is also available in a model that has been designed for above knee amputee patients.

Specification

  • Safe Working Load: 230kg
  • Sizes: XS, S, M, L & XL
  • Unit of Issue: 10 units
Pro Clip® Patient Specific Sling

Washable Slings

Pro-Loop® Universal Sling

The Pro-Loop Universal sling has been designed as the perfect solution for every day, full body transfers. Manufactured with integrated head support, this sling is appropriate for those patients that have limited to no head control. With multiple loop options at the shoulder and legs, reclined or inclined positions can be achieved. Being able to also secure the legs straps in a hammock position, provides a solution for amputee patients. Caregiver handles integrated into the sling allows for position support, reducing contact with sensitive areas of the patients body.

Specification

  • Material: Polyester
  • Safe Working Load: 203kg
  • Sizes: S,M,L & XL
  • Unit of Measure: Singles
  • Compatible with all hook sling bars
Pro-Loop® Universal Sling.

Toileting Sling

The toileting sling has been designed with additional padding to provide extra comfort and skin protection for transfers from bed, chair, toilet or commode. This can also be the preferred option if hygiene tasks need to be completed. With a larger aperture, access to the patient is easier and allows for easier removal of clothing. The model is supplied with a non-slip waist band to maintain sling position and additional support during the transfer. Extra padding under the arms also allows for a more comfortable experience for the user. Caregiver handles integrated into the sling allows for position support, reducing contact with sensitive areas of the patients body.

Specification

  • Material: Polyester
  • Safe Working Load: 203kg
  • Sizes: XS, S, M, L & XL
  • Sold in single units
  • Compatible with all hook sling bars
  • Padded leg section
  • Adjustable waist band with anti-slip material
  • Under arm padding
Toileting Sling.

Universal Sling

The Universal sling is the perfect solution for general transfers from bed to chair, bed to wheelchair, chair to bed, etc. This can also be considered as an option if sling insertion is difficult due to its simplistic design. The Universal sling offers full body support and has multiple loop options at the shoulder and legs so that reclined or inclined positions can be achieved, improving patient comfort during transfer. Caregiver handles integrated into the sling allows for position support, reducing contact with sensitive areas of the patients body.

Specification

  • Material: Polyester
  • Safe Working Load: 203kg
  • Sizes: XS, S, M, L & XL
  • Sold in single units
  • Compatible with all hook sling bars
  • Padded leg section
Universal Sling

Hammock Sling

The Hammock sling has been designed to bring extra comfort to those patients that find other models of sling uncomfortable, this is achieved by a reclined seated position and the leg straps not being crossed when attached to the sling bar, achieving a “hammock” position. This sling is available with or without a toileting aperture. With the aperture being smaller than other slings, the Hammock sling is as great option for amputee patients. Caregiver handles integrated into the sling allows for position support, reducing contact with sensitive areas of the patients body.

Specification

  • Material: Polyester
  • Safe Working Load: 203kg
  • Sizes: S, M, L & XL
  • Sold in single units
  • Compatible with all hook sling bars
  • Padded leg section
Hammock Sling

Deluxe Sling

The Deluxe sling has been designed to increase patient comfort when transfers are being completed, when leg straps need to be crossed for patient safety reasons. The unique leg strap design also reduces the pressure against the patients hips, this can be the ideal solution for patients that been suffering from pain in this region. Additional comfort is achieved by extra padding around the leg sections and sacral area. The Deluxe sling has multiple loop options at the shoulder and legs so that reclined or inclined positions can be achieved, resulting in improved patient comfort during the transfer. Caregiver handles integrated into the sling allows for position support, reducing contact with sensitive areas of the patients body.

Specification

  • Material: Polyester
  • Safe Working Load: 203kg
  • Sizes: S, M, L & XL
  • Sold in single units
  • Compatible with all hook sling bars
  • Padded leg section
  • Padded sacral section
Deluxe Sling

Locomotor Sling

The Locomotor sling has been designed to be the sling option for most general transfers with a specific focus on improved patient comfort.  This is achieved by a unique leg strap feature which reduces pressure around the patients hips when connecting the straps to the hoist, making this the ideal solution for patients that experience pain in this region. The Locomotor sling is also available in a mesh fabric allowing water to be drained from the sling, resulting in this sling being the preferred option within the portfolio to be used for bathing or shower transfers. With multiple loop options at the shoulder and legs so that reclined or inclined positions can be achieved, resulting in improved patient comfort during the transfer. Caregiver handles integrated into the sling allows for position support, reducing contact with sensitive areas of the patients body.

Specification

  • Material: Polyester or Polyester mesh
  • Safe Working Load: 203kg
  • Sizes: S, M, L & XL
  • Sold in single units
  • Compatible with all hook sling bars
  • Padded leg section
Locomotor Sling

Standing Sling

The Standing sling has been designed to support the user during an active lift with the use of a powered stand aid. The Standing sling is compatible with stand aids that have a hook style sling bar, which accepts loop slings. The anti-slip waist band supported by adjustable Velcro helps to keep the sling in place during a standing transfer. Extra under arm padding provides additional user comfort. The sling can be used for a full standing transfer, partial standing transfer or help with repositioning the client with a seat.

Specification

  • Material: Polyester
  • Safe Working Load: 203kg
  • Sizes: S, M, L & XL
  • Sold in single units
  • Compatible with all hook sling bars
  • Adjustable waist band with anti-slip material
  • Under arm padding
Standing Sling