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Back & Leg Raiser 42 \In stock

Back & Leg Raiser

PRODUCT CODE: 201
The back & leg raiser is used for repositioning end users either when in bed or in a chair.
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Back & Leg Raiser
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Specification
Description
Lift type - guide
Mobility FIM
Sling shape
Specification
Transfer Type
N/A
Lift Type
Passive
Support Type
Limb only
User Physicality
Active alert and able to participate
Limited mobility
Severely disabled
Some weight bearing ability
Sizing
One size
Weight Limit
220kgs/35stone/485lbs
Mobility FIM Measure
1 & 4
(Mobility FIM measure only - please see tab for further detail)
Available Material
Polyester
Description

The back & leg raiser is used to assist end users into a sitting position when in bed or chair. Specifically designed to reduce pushing and pulling across surfaces which could potentially damage skin and put strain on caregivers. Can be used to gently raise up end users using the raiser across the shoulders and under the arms to raise the end user into a sitting position.

Can also be used on either one or both legs together to raise or reposition and to assist with any wound care treatment.

Particularly useful when used in conjunction with a transfer board to position legs when transferring from bed to chair. The raiser is manufactured in a quilted material with a toweling inner lining for additional comfort.

Available in one material type:
Quilted polyester mesh with inner toweling lining

One size

Wash at 40°C 
Do not tumble dry

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.

Mobility

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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E-assessments
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