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Amputee Hammock Sling

Amputee Hammock Sling is suitable for amputee end users who are not comfortable in a divided leg sling.
Amputee Hammock Sling
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Sizing - guide
Lift type - guide
Mobility FIM
Sling shape
Transfer Type
Lift Type
Support Type
Upper thigh
Optional: Chest support
Optional: Commode Aperture
Optional: Head support
Optional: Hip tapes
Optional: Waist support
Attachment Type
Loop fixing spreader bar
User Physicality
Active alert and able to participate
Amputee above the knee
Asymmetrical body shapes
Double amputee
Good head control
Good head trunk and hip control
Limited body control
Limited head control
Limited head trunk and hip control
Limited mobility
Not suitable for poor skin integrity issues
Severely disabled
XSmall - XLarge
Weight Limit
Mobility FIM Measure
1 2* & 3 (*commode aperture required)
(Mobility FIM measure only - please see tab for further detail)
Available Material
Silva-Superfine PLUS

The Amputee Hammock Sling is suitable for amputee end users who are not comfortable in a divided leg sling. Shaping and comfort quilting to the lower edge provides a more comfortable and secure transfer. Popular with users with high or through hip amputations. Suitable for single or bi-lateral amputations. Offers full body support. To be applied on the bed. Also available with a commode aperture.

Loop fixings only.

Available in three material types:
Polyester - Easy application. Glides and slides smoothly, dries quickly after washing.
Mesh - High density open weave mesh, durable, used for bathing as quick drying. SUITABLE FOR BATHING
Silva-Superfine® PLUS - High performance fabric offering superior comfort. SUITABLE FOR BATHING

Wash at 71°C
Tumble dry low heat (max 50°C)

All amputee slings are made to specifically fit each end user. Please contact us on +44 (0)330  241 045 and one of our fully trained advisors will advise you on the most suitable transfer sling solution and will provide you with a detailed quote based on you or your end users specific measurements/amputee type.

Silva-Superfine® is a registered trademark of Silvalea Ltd

Sizing - guide

Please Note: Measurements are given for guidance and only reflect the design stated. If you require a custom made sling or have any further questions regarding Silvalea sizing please contact for more help. Click Here

(Shoulder Circumference) 
(C7 to Base of Spine)
(Base of Spine to Point of Amputation)
applies to above knee amputations only
(Base of Spine to Back of Knee)
applies to below knee amputations only
Small 86 - 96cm 58 - 63cm 30 - 55cm 50 - 55cm
Medium 96 - 108cm 63 - 68cm 33 - 63cm 58 - 63cm
Large 108 - 130cm 68 - 73cm 37 - 69cm 64 - 69cm




Lift type - guide

Lift Type: KEY

Active – end user is active and can participate in transfer

Passive Lift – end user can maintain passivity or has limited mobility

Extensive – end user has limited body control and/or suffers from extreme extensions

Mobility FIM

Functional Independence Measure

The Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scale assesses physical and cognitive disability. This scale focuses on the burden of care – that is, the level of disability indicating the burden of caring for them.


1. Transfers: bed/chair/wheelchair 
2. Transfers: toilet
3. Transfers: bathtub/shower
4. Transfers: car
5. Locomotion: walking/wheelchair 
6. Locomotion: stairs
Sling shape

Approximate visual representation of sling design.


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