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Universal Slings

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Manufacturer: Handicare

The Universal Sling is the most commonly supplied sling for general transfer purposes. Easy to use and fit, the Universal sling is a multi-purpose sling that provides toileting access as well as good back and thigh support. The sling comes with leg, hip, and shoulder straps, and features multiple color-coded loops to accommodate various seating positions.

Universal Padded Slings are more comfortable and easier to fit.

Standard Features
  • Color coded loops for identification and noted in individual's care plan for later reference
  • Covered strap connections points to protect the skin
  • Sling label serves as a sling information reference
  • User care plan is supplied with every sling
  • Guide handles to facilitate correct handling during transfers
  • Center markers assists the caregiver in correctly positioning the sling


Additional Features
  • Available in either mesh, quilted material, or padded fabric
  • Side straps even the weight distribution and therefore the sling is more comfortable
  • Quilted leg sections and no binding on outer leg section for added comfort
  • Generous commode aperture for toileting
  • Slip fit material on outer leg sections to aid sling application/removal

Sling Leg Band Configurations

Divided Leg "Crossover"
Provides optimum comfort and security. Leg loops are crossed between individual's thighs before passing leg straps through them.
Closed Leg
Individual's legs are together before passing leg straps under them. Leg loops are crossed under individual's thighs.

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