Invacare Polyester Amputee Sling
Transferring patients with a lifting hoist can be complicated if your patient has unique medical complications, such as if they have suffered an amputation. The Invacare Polyester Amputee Sling is designed to facilitate these transfers, and provides comfortable lifting for clients with single or double amputations. To provide optimal fit and support, the Polyester Amputee Sling has been developed in coordination with occupational and physical therapists.
The Invacare Polyester Amputee Sling is available in four different sizes. Please select your desired size using the drop-down menu at the top of the page.
Suitability of the Polyester Amputee Sling
As the name suggests, the Invacare Amputee Sling is ideal for the transportation of users that have single or double amputations, and supports the user in a comfortable, slightly reclined position. It should be noted that in order to use this product most efficiently, the patient should have good independent head control.
Materials of Invacare Slings
This sling is made with polyester: a standard material that is easy to apply. It slides smoothly and dries quickly after washing.
Sizing of the Invacare Amputee Sling
Please use the table and diagram below to ensure you select the right size for you. 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.
Safe Working Load
The safe working load for sling sizes Extra Small to Large is 200kg. For Extra Large slings, the safe working load is 250kg. Please see the chart above for recommended user weights.
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