News / hoist slings
Elite Healthcare provide a wide range of slings in both adult and paediatric sizes. The sling must suit the hoist spreader bar, whether it is loop or clip attachment and the hoist should be appropriate for the client. The correct sling for the client is vital for safety and correct positioning of the individual. The client should be assessed to include their height, shape, weight, tone, trunk and head stability, condition, demeanour, and the task to be achieved. From experience we find that poor hoisting is usually down to unsuitable slings and poor technique in sling application. The type of slings available in the market place is vast, from budget price to premium price, different types...