Handicare Universal Sling
Whether cars or great old songs, there’s a reason some things become classics: they just work. And the Universal Sling is a classic. Easy to use, easy to fit, it has the classic lines for almost any transfer, whether seated, reclined or supine. The Universal Sling can be used in a divided leg or closed leg position for transfers to or from a bed, wheelchair, the floor or even a toilet or commode, thanks to its commode aperture. With its high quality, enduring design and smart combination of form and function, its wide-ranging features make the Universal Sling appropriate to nearly all sling applications and a lasting standby you can always rely on.
The Universal sling is the most commonly supplied patient lift 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. It can be used in a divided leg or crossover position.
The Universal sling may also be known as the “Quick Fit Sling” due to the ease of application or the “Horseshoe Style Sling” due to the large horseshoe-shaped opening created by the leg straps.
The sling comes standard with leg, hip, and shoulder straps for guaranteed support. Additionally, the universal lift sling features multiple colour-coded loops that accommodate various seating positions.
Used to transfer patients from a bed, wheelchair, geriatric chair, shower chair, or on/off the floor. The Univeral sling is also available with and without head support, to serve patients with varying degrees of head and neck control.
- Multi-Purpose Seated Transfer Sling
- Provides support around the hips and sacral area and under the thighs up to the shoulders with optional head support
- Generous lateral trunk support
- Multiple loop and strap options can accommodate various seated and semi-reclined positions
- Divided leg supports can be applied and removed in a seated or supine position
- Leg straps can be applied in various positions for different levels of support
- Built-in caregiver handles on each side add a level of control when moving and transferring user
- Medium commode opening
Sling Sizes and Part Numbers
- Handicare Sling Brochure
- Spacer, Polyslip, and Mesh/Poly Universal Sling Instruction Sheet
- Mesh, Quilted and Padded Universal Sling Instruction Sheet
- Disposable Universal Sling Instruction Sheet