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Hammock Sling

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The Hammock Sling (with or without Toileting Aperture) gives full body support and is particularly appropriate for amputees.

Being extremeley simple to fit and very comfortable, this sling is ideal for both 'single' and 'double' amputations.

The LOCOMOTOR Sling range has been designed to be compatible with all hoists with a standard spreader bar configuration.

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The Hammock Sling (with or without Toileting Aperture) gives full body support and is particularly appropriate for amputees.

Being extremeley simple to fit and very comfortable, this sling is ideal for both 'single' and 'double' amputations.

The LOCOMOTOR Sling range has been designed to be compatible with all hoists with a standard spreader bar configuration.

They are not suitable for use with hoist with a ‘wish-bone’ shaped spreader bar or those that require buckle fastening.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE

FROM A SEATED POSITION:

Sit the patient forward and position the sling so that the base of the sling is under the thighs and the top of the sling around the shoulders.

Attach the straps to the spreader bar.

Note: A more upright position for the patient is achieved by keeping the leg straps long and the shoulder straps short.

The position may be varied by using the different adjustments on each webbing loop.

Caution: When raising the patient in the hoist ensure that the brakes are off and that the sling straps are securely fitted to the spreader bar.


FROM A LYING POSITION:

Roll the patient onto the sling ensuring that the base of the sling is underneath the thighs and the top of the sling around the shoulders.

Proceed as above.

SPECIFICATIONS:


Material: Blue 100% knitted polyester.100% polyester webbing.

Colour code to denote size: Red is Small; Yellow is Medium and Green is Large.

Handles on back of sling to facilitate positioning.

All slings have been tested to EN10535:2006 and comply with the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC Class 1.

CARE & USE:


Wash at 71°C using a propriety detergent for at least 3 minutes with an additional 4-8 minutes for mixing of the load to ensure the entire load is subjected to the temperature for the appropriate period of time.

Do not use biological detergents.

Short spin.

Tumble dry.

These instructions must be observed - failure to do so may affect the performance and safety of the sling.

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Hammock Sling

Hammock Sling

The Hammock Sling (with or without Toileting Aperture) gives full body support and is particularly appropriate for amputees.

Being extremeley simple to fit and very comfortable, this sling is ideal for both 'single' and 'double' amputations.

The LOCOMOTOR Sling range has been designed to be compatible with all hoists with a standard spreader bar configuration.

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