Hoist & Stand Aid Slings

Selecting the right lifting sling is paramount for safe patient transfers and must be underpinned by careful assessment.

Several factors need to be considered including:

  • Size and weight of the user
  • Characteristics of the user and level of support required e.g. muscle tone, head and trunk control to determine the functionality and fabric of the sling.
  • Type and frequency of transfer e.g. is a seated or standing transfer required? What other care equipment is involved in the transfer?
  • Attachment type and hoist compatibility e.g. does the hoist require loop or clip attachments and what type of hoist spreader bar is being used?

There is a huge selection of patient hoist slings available to meet these different needs, from toileting slings to specialist in-situ slings for all day use.

If you have any questions at all or would like to talk through options available, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.