Invacare Comfort Standard Sling
For patients with special considerations, such as medical conditions or amputations, special considerations must be taken during the transfer process. The Invacare Comfort Standard Sling supports the entire body of the patient, making transfers safe and comfortable, even for patients with chronic pain or amputations. To provide optimal fit and support, the Comfort Sling has been developed in coordination with occupational and physical therapists.
The sling is available in a choice of five sizes and two materials. Select your desired version using the drop-down menus at the top of the page.
Ideal for Chronic Pain or Amputations
The Comfort Standard Sling is designed to support the whole body and is well suited to people suffering from chronic pain. Great for above-knee amputees and people who prefer to remain in a seated position, this sling is an ideal choice for a wide range of clients.
Materials of Invacare Slings
This sling is available with a choice of two fabrics. The two fabric choices are as follows:
- Net Fabric: This materials is used for bathing or if the user will stay seated on the sling for a period of time. It is important to carry out risk assessment with reference to skin integrity for those who will be seated on the sling for long periods.
- Spacer Fabric: This is a slightly elastic fabric that adapts to the user's body shape. It is well suited for those with skin integrity issues. It is important to carry out risk assessment with reference to skin integrity for those who will be seated on the sling for long periods.
Sizing of the Invacare Comfort Sling
Please use the table and diagram below to get an idea of which size of sling is right for your use. Match the dimensions in columns "A" - "D" to the corresponding letter on the diagram.
|Size ||A (mm) ||B (mm) ||C (mm) ||D (mm) |
|Small ||1100mm ||930mm ||490mm ||320mm |
|Medium ||1160mm ||970mm ||520mm ||360mm |
|Large ||1360mm ||1230mm ||570mm ||430mm |
|Extra Large ||1400mm ||1350mm ||570mm ||480mm |
Weight Guide for Invacare Slings
Please use the chart below to see the suggested weight limits of Invacare slings. Then, select your sling based on the weight of your patient.
Please follow these care instructions to make sure that your sling retains its level of quality:
- Suitable for machine washing up to 95°C
- Do not bleach
- Slings can be tumble-dried
The maximum user weight for sizes Extra Small to Large is 200kg. For Extra Large slings, the maximum weight is 250kg. Please see the chart above for recommended user weights.