• Slings

    We offer anatomically designed slings developed
    with the safety and comfort of the patient in focus.

SLINGS

Human Care offers a broad range of anatomically designed slings developed with the safety and comfort of the patient in mind. Our portfolio includes more than 22 different models of slings offered in a variety of sizes and fabrics to accommodate a vast number of applications and needs.

The right material for the right situation

Choosing the right material is important when choosing a sling since the different materials have unique characteristics suitable for different lifting situations. Using a sling in a robust material with low friction will make the sling easy to apply and remove. When used for bathing and showering, you will need to have net materials that dry quickly and are easy to keep clean. If you want to leave the sling in a wheelchair or bed after the lift is done you need a breathable material and a sling without any reinforcements, handles or paddings. Our slings materials all offer their own unique benefits and features.

Comfort and safety

Our wide range of slings are functional, comfortable and designed for all lifting needs and types of patients. They are available in sizes from Junior Small to XXXL bariatric and are best used together with our unique three-point suspension for optimum comfort and space. The Human Care slings are available in varying styles in order to achieve a safe and comfortable lift in all situations and environments.

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Model 4-punts tilband 4-punts tilband

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Model Columbus tilband Columbus tilband

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Model Basic Sling Basic Sling

  • Shoulder high model with divided leg parts
  • No reinforcements, handles or padding
  • Suitable for patients with poor trunk stability
  • Upright sitting position

The Basic sling is a comfortable sling without reinforcements, handles or padding. The sling adapts to the patient and offers good support for the entire back. The Basic soft sling can be used in most lifting situations, fits most patients and is a good choice if it is not established who is going to be using the sling.

The basic sling is offered in thin Polyester Net and Trevira fabric that allow moisture and heat to transfer efficiently from the patient. This allows the sling to be left behind the patient for a short period of time after the transfer is completed.

Model Silhouette sling Silhouette sling

  • High back model with divided leg parts
  • No reinforcements, handles or padding
  • Suitable for patients with poor trunk stability
  • Extra head support

The Silhouette sling is a comfortable sling without reinforcements, handles or padding.   It adapts to the patient’s entire body to offer good support.  It can be used in most lifting situations and its narrow design makes it an optimal choice for smaller patients.  The Silhouette sling is available in two fabrics that can be left behind the patient for a short period of time.

 

 

 

Model Highback Plusline Highback Plusline

  • High back model with divided leg parts
  • Reinforced head support for extra support
  • Weight capacity: 318 kg/701 lbs
  • Reinforced pressure relieving leg parts.

 

Human Care offers bariatric slings designed for lifting heavier patients. The slings have a high weight capacity and the overall dimensions are generous to accommodate larger widths.

The Highback Plusline sling is a model with a high back that provides good support for the entire body. The sling has pressure relieving reinforced leg parts as well as reinforced head support. The sling can be positioned in a reclined seating position which provides more balanced weight distribution and a comfortable lifting experience for the patient. The lifting straps at the leg parts can be applied to a 2, 3 or 4-point suspension. The 4-point suspension is the best solution for this sling since it provides a stretched sitting posture which is well suited for heavier patients.

Model Sit Sling Sit Sling

  • Shoulder high model with divided leg parts
  • Reinforced back and legs
  • Suitable for patients with poor trunk stability
  • Upright sitting position

 

The Sit sling is designed to give the patient extra back support and can be used in most lifting situations and fits most patients. The reinforced back and low friction Polyester fabric makes sling application fast and simple.

Model Bath Sling Bath Sling

  • Shoulder high model with divided leg parts
  • Reinforced back and legs
  • Suitable for patients with poor trunk stability
  • Upright sitting position

The Bath sling is designed to give the patient extra back support.  It can be used in most lifting situations and fits most patients.  The Bath sling is made of a fast-drying Polyester Net which makes it suitable for use during bathing or showering.  The sling features added back support slats that may be removed.

Model Full Body Sling Full Body Sling

  • High back model with divided leg parts
  • Extra head support
  • Suitable for patients with poor trunk stability
  • Reclined sitting position

The Full Body sling is a comfortable sling without reinforcements, handles or padding in the back and offers good support for the entire back and extra support for the head.  Available in two different fabrics, the Full Body sling can be used in most lifting situations and fits most patients.

With reinforced head support, this sling is suitable for lifting patients from flat surfaces such as floors. The Polyester model (shown) is made of low friction fabric that makes application fast and simple.

Model Full Body Sling net Full Body Sling net

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Model Comfort Sling Comfort Sling

  • Shoulder high model without divided leg parts
  • No reinforcements, handles or padding
  • Suitable for patients with pain
  • Reclined sitting position

 

Our Comfort slings are designed to give the patient comfort and a sense of safety.  The undivided legs evenly distribute the patient’s weight in order to reduce pressure, making this sling a suitable option for patients with pain.  This sling is made of Trevira fabric, a material exclusive to Human Care.  This soft material promotes less repositioning and does not promote skin breakdown which means it can be left behind the patient for short periods of time.

Model Comfort Sling high Comfort Sling high

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Model General Purpose Sling General Purpose Sling

  • Easy and safe repositioning and transfers
  • Bariatric model with up to 1000 lb capacity
  • Available as reusable and single patient use models, with or without clips

The General Purpose Sling is a medium back model with divided leg parts. It has an easy fit with built-in flexibility to achieve proper leg and body positioning for patients with some upper body control. The nonproprietary strap attachments are suitable for use on ceiling or floor lift suspensions designed for strap and-loop slings.

The General Purpose Sling comes both in a single patient use model (shown) and a reusable model. Unlike some reusable slings, single patient use slings can be left under the patient since they wick away fluids and assist with infection control.

Model Toiletband Toiletband

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Model Toileting sling Toileting sling

  • Low model with divided leg parts
  • Reinforced back
  • Suitable for patients with good trunk and neck stability
  • Upright sitting position

The Toileting sling is available in a low (shown) and high back model. Both feature a reinforced back support and padding under the arms for extra comfort. The wide partition of the leg parts makes the sling application fast and simple and enables dressing and undressing during toileting or bathing.

The sling’s upright seated position makes transferring to and from toilets easier.  These slings suits patients with good trunk and neck stability.  For patients with low body stability, a waist belt is recommended. The toileting sling (shown) is available in Polyester and Polyester Net fabric and the toileting sling is available in Polyester Net.

Model Toileting Sling high Toileting Sling high

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Model Positioning Slings Positioning Slings

  • Slings for turning and repositioning of patients
  • Offer airflow and breathability
  • Ideal for critical care units

 

Our positioning slings in ventilated material are ideal for critical care units as they can be placed behind the patient like a sheet. The pliable material is not only breathable but has moisture-wicking properties. With three options, including two bariatric, these slings are ideal for sudden repositioning and lateral transfers.

Our single patient use sling offers the convenient option of disposal after use combined with the added benefit of hygiene control. Reinforced straps ensure durability and ease of use for sudden repositioning requirements. All sling straps are positioned to ensure optimal comfort and safety to the patient.

Model Position Sling Ventilated – Bariatric Position Sling Ventilated – Bariatric

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Model Positioning sling Positioning sling

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Model Amputee Sling Amputee Sling

  • Shoulder height model with divided leg parts
  • Reinforced back
  • Suitable for patients with amputated legs
  • Slightly reclined sitting position

The amputee sling is designed for a safe and secure transfer of patients with double-sided and single-sided leg amputations. The sling is also suitable for patients with an increased tendency of sliding out of other types of slings or patients with hip problems. The leg parts are folded over each other under the thighs in order to create a narrow opening or, if more suitable, the leg parts are applied between the legs.

The amputee sling can be used with a Human Care waist belt. The sling is available in either Polyester or Polyester Net.  The low-friction Polyester fabric makes sling application fast and simple and the Polyester Net allows the sling to be used in a bathing or showering environment as well as rehabilitation pools.

Model Activity Sling Activity Sling

  • Designed for children
  • Support during walking, standing and balancing

 

The Human Care Activity Sling makes it possible for children to stand up and move about, depending on their individual ability. The sling gives the support and security that allows the child the possibility to move freely. The sling is applied while the child is lying down.

The Activity Sling is made in a Polyester Net fabric. It has a neck support and elasticated straps at the sides for maximum flexibility. Shoulder supports are included.

Model Multi Sling Multi Sling

  • Ideal for standing, walking and balancing exercises
  • Can be used to assist in visits to the toilet
  • Dressing and undressing

The Human Care Multi Sling is a versatile product that can be used in many situations.  When used with a wide range of accessories the Multi sling can be used as a support for dressing and undressing, toileting and gait training exercises.  This sling is suitable for patients with some degree of body stability.

For extra support, the Multi sling can be used with the Human Care Hip belt (25107). A neck pillow (25150) is also available as an accessory for extra head support.

Model Back Belt Back Belt

  • Safe and comfortable
  • Creates an ergonomic pattern of movement

The back belt sling works with a sit-to-stand device in order to safely raise or lower patients from a toilet, bed or chair. It is available in single patient use or reusable models, with or without clips (not all models are available in all countries.

Model Corsetband Corsetband

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Rugsteunband

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Limb Sling

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Transfer Sheets

  • Integrated handles make the sheets easier to grip
  • Silicon elastomer embedded into fabric helps reduce friction
  • Radiolucent and MRI compatible

The transfer sheets allow caregivers to laterally transfer a patient with no lifting required reducing caregiver fatigue and injuries. The design of our sheets incorporates strong friction-reducing silicon embedded into the fabric, enabling the sheets to easily glide from one surface to another and eliminating the potential for painful skin shearing.

Our transfer sheets are available in two models: reusable and single patient use.

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