Moving & Handling Aids from Health and Care.co.uk
Sunday, 31 August 2014 | Amy
Moving and handling aids are available in many shapes and forms. Here at Health and Care.co.uk, we have a number of different products available to help with repositioning or transfers. The following are a list of our Top 3 Positioning Aids:
The Slippy Heel Protectors with Lambswool are designed to provide comfort and protection whilst wearing in bed. The Slippy Heel Protector blue outer fabric allows patients to be moved into different positions, avoiding rubbing and friction. The Slippy Heel Protectors are durable and comfortable due to the soft inner part made from soft lambswool. Supplied as a pair, includes adjuastable fastening straps.
The WendyLett sliding sheets and base sheets create a repositioning aid when used together. The 4 Way WendyLett combination includes the base sheet and sliding sheet, which when used together enables lateral repositioning and repositioning up or down.
The WendyLett Base Sheet individually allows the user to easily turn over or position themselves in bed. The base sheet features a unique design that has narrow white stripes to indicate the direction of sliding. This specially designed WendyLett base sheet is intended for use by people who have difficulties turning in bed and features a silky central part which enables turning with minimal effort. Sliding is made easy without risk of sliding off the bed by the anti-slip material at both sides of the sheet. The material also prevents the user from sliding down in the bed.
The WendyLett 4Way Sliding Aid Sheet is placed on top of the WendyLett Base Sheet and the combination of these two sheets allows for multidirectional moves in bed. The WendyLett enables turning in bed, moving higher up/lower in bed or re-adjusting a user while lying and is simple to achieve with this combination, even with the heavier or passive user. The drawsheet is easily tucked into place under the mattress when no movement is required.
For users who still retain some strength, the ReTurn 7500 Transfer Platform stimulates the natural pattern of moving when progressing from sit-to-stand and it also strengthens a range of muscles. This makes the ReTurn 7500 an ideal tool in a rehabilitation unit and a home user can normally manage to remain in their own home far longer with the help of just one carer.
Features of the ReTurn 7500: