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Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - AutoSlide Transfer AidMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - AutoSlide Transfer AidAllows you to turn and move sideways with greater ease. Features an easy-to-fit, soft, padded exterior. The outer surface and straps are made of polyester while the inside surface is made from an ultra low-friction, sliding material. Robust handles enable a carer to provide assistance, if needed. Whilst secure fitting in the car seat prevents you from sliding forward...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Bariatric Transfer BoardMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Bariatric Transfer BoardLarger, curved profile designed to aid the transfer of heavier users. With lacquered finish and anti-slip pads on the underside, it is extremely strong and durable. Wipe clean with disinfectant solution...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Comfykids Handling BeltMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Comfykids Handling BeltDesigned in bright and cheerful colours your child will surely love! Features three looped handles and a padded back. With quick-release buckle for ease of use. Washable at 70ºC...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Comfylift Handling BeltMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Comfylift Handling BeltFeatures a broad, padded belt with a quick-release buckle. Four strategically placed hand-loops make transfers easier, safer and more comfortable for users and carers. Machine washable at 70ºC. Available in three sizes: Small, Medium and Large...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Curved Transfer BoardMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Curved Transfer BoardParticularly suitable for side transfers when used with chairs that have fixed armrests. Ideal for use where the user has good upper limb/ arms strength, and sitting balance, to slide from one seated position to another. Strong enough to bridge large gaps between transfer surfaces. Slip-resistant pads on the underside prevents them moving during transfers...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Derwent Gyro Floor Turning AidMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Derwent Gyro Floor Turning AidReduces strain for both user and carer during transfers. The hard plastic base is fitted with antislip spheres, which give excellent stability on a wide range of surfaces. The plastic base also raises it off the floor, making it very easy to pick up off the floor. An effective and durable floor turning aid. Ideal for users who can bear their own weight during transfers, but need additional support to swivel round before sitting/ standing...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Disposable Glide SheetsMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Disposable Glide SheetsDesigned to be allocated to one user, for multiple use and then disposed of - to prevent cross infection. Available in four sizes to suit the user and/ or transfer situation. Supplied in packs of 10...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - EasiGlide Transfer BoardMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - EasiGlide Transfer BoardFeatures anti-slip pads on the underside, to provide stability during transfers between beds and shower trolleys, X-ray, operating tables or similar transfers. Can be used to bridge gaps up to 200mm (7¾"), as well as small differences in height. Features numerous handgrips, for convenience of use and transport. Folds for easy transport and storage...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - EasyGlide Plastic Transfer BoardMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - EasyGlide Plastic Transfer BoardIdeal for transfers between surfaces which are at different heights. A flexible, plastic transfer board particularly suitable for bridging short distances. Features anti-slip pads to prevent movement during transfer and folding edges to protect clothing when transferring from a wheelchair...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - FlexiMove Repositioning AidMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - FlexiMove Repositioning AidA flexible plastic transfer board, with comfortable foam rubber padding. With water-repellent, smooth, nylon cover which allows easy sliding in bed. Used in moving people further up in bed; turning; and side-ways transfers. Features tubular straps in a figure of eight under the board. These provide strong and flexible handles...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Glide and Lock SheetMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Glide and Lock SheetVery useful for people who tend to slide down the bed or towards the edge of their chair.Slides only one-way, assisting a user to slide themselves back in their chair, wheelchair or bed in a sitting position. The slip-resistant material in the base then locks into place and prevents the user from slipping forward. Breathable and waterproof topsheet - designed to be left in place under the user. Available in 3 sizes for chair, wheelchair or bed use...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Handling SlingMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Handling SlingFeatures dual-purpose handles and fleeced fabric, which allows flexibility and carer comfort. Designed to extend the carer’s reach in moving and handling procedures where trunk support is needed. Can also be used together with other small transfer aids. Machine-washable up to 70ºC...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - JustGo Turning CushionMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - JustGo Turning CushionA unique-shaped turning cushion. It is designed with no moving parts and can be left in place for a whole car journey then stored or rolled up when not in use. Features a lightweight, silicon-coated, nylon cover. With a high-density foam inner-cushion for added comfort. Designed to assist a person in rotating themselves into position to get out of a car with greater ease. Easy to use...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Lateral Transfer BoardMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Lateral Transfer BoardFeatures a non-slip base and easy- slide, smooth-surfaced top. And tapered edges and hand holes, to allow easy insertion and removal. These allow patient transfers from one surface to another, without the need for lifting nor sliding. Ideal for patient sideways transfer onto a bed, theatre table, shower trolley or other flat surface by bridging the gap between the two surfaces. Must be used with a Slide Sheet...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Lightweight Transfer BoardMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Lightweight Transfer BoardLight-weight, with hand-holds - making it an excellent choice for self transfer. With low profile anti-slip pads and an anti-bacterial lacquer finish for infection control. Unique flared shape designed to provide stability and the gentle curve makes it suitable for forward or side transfers. Features slip-resistant pads on the underside to prevent them moving during transfers...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Long Transfer Board 30"Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Long Transfer Board 30"Features two hand holds to aid positioning and movement. Ideal for use where the user has good upper limb/ arms strength. And good sitting balance, to slide from one seated position to another. Strong enough to bridge large gaps between transfer surfaces. Slip-resistant pads on the underside to prevent them moving during transfers...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Mini/ Maxi Handling BeltsMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Mini/ Maxi Handling BeltsFeature comfortable padded handles for a secure and comfortable grip. With quick-release buckle for ease of use. Maxi Handling Belts feature four vertical and three horizontal padded handles. The Mini Handling Belts have two vertical and two horizontal padded handles. Machine washable at up to 70ºC...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Mobility Leg LifterMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Mobility Leg LifterReinforced polyester webbing strap. Assists one with good hand grip and strength to lift their legs into the bed or onto a footrest/ footplate. Available in two versions - Single Handled and Double Handled. The Double Handled version gives you more ease and control in lifting the leg...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Multi Mover Plus MultipackMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Multi Mover Plus MultipackIdeal for training or assessment. With brightly-coloured sheets to make identification easier. Includes the three most popular sizes of the Multi- Mover Plus slide sheets. Supplied in a handy bag with a secure fastening and over-the-shoulder carry handle. Each pack includes one each, of the following Multi Mover Plus Slide Sheets: Small - Red, Standard - Blue, Long - Yellow...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Multi-Mover BasicMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Multi-Mover BasicFeatures tape-free edges, so ideal for users at particular risk of skin friction during transfers. Manufactured from lightweight, durable, coated nylon. These low friction slide sheets provide a versatile, economical transfer and positioning aid. Available in four new sizes, to suit most repositioning situations/ manoeuvers...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Multi-Mover Flat SheetsMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Multi-Mover Flat SheetsEnables horizontal transfers and helps improve carers' posture when performing tasks. Features extension straps which loop through the flat-sheet handles. Suitable for positioning a person in bed, transferring in and out of bed or for lateral transfers between beds or bed and trolley. Extremely useful for positioning on all kinds of surfaces. Can be used singularly or in pairs...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - NRS Handling BeltMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - NRS Handling BeltComfort-designed with padded handles to provide a secure but comfortable grip for the carer. Features an ergonometric contour-designed, fleece lining - with anti-slip section for user safety; and quick-release buckle for ease of use. Also with hanging loop for storage. Machine washable at up to 70ºC. Available in 4 sizes: Paediatric, Small, Medium and Large sizes...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - One Way Slide SheetMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - One Way Slide SheetDesigned to slide only in one direction. Ideal in moving a patient back into a chair or along a bed, e.t.c. If an attempt is made to slide in the opposite direction, it simply locks and prevents that. Features a built-in, pressure-care foam pad to provide extra comfort. Machine washable at 82°C...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Patient HandlerMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Patient HandlerFeatures contoured edges for comfort; A matt surface to ensure good grip; And twin hand-holes at each end which make it suitable for use by one or two carers. Durable, extremely secure, simple and safe to use. Extends the carer’s reach - whilst allowing close contact with the patient. Supplied complete with user instructions...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Patient Multi-Mover PlusMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Patient Multi-Mover PlusConstructed from a lightweight and durable, doubled fabric. The sheets allow for easy gliding between two surfaces, to reduce skin friction on the user - while making transfers easier for the carer. Designed by moving and handling consultants. Extremely versatile, allowing for safer and more comfortable transfer and positioning tasks. Available in four sizes - Standard (Blue); Small (Red); Wide (Green); Long (Yellow).
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Plastic Transfer BoardMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Plastic Transfer BoardLightweight and ideal for self transfers when bridging small gaps. Its' smooth surface, tapered ends and hand grip aids easier sliding transfers. Low profile anti-slip pads on the underside prevent the board from slipping during the transfer. Wipe clean with mild disinfectant...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Rollerslide Padded Slide BoardMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Rollerslide Padded Slide BoardFeatures an ultra low-friction cover material. Ideal for lying down, sideways transfers, the board is padded. This makes it more comfortable to use and more ideal for people who are sensitive to pain or injured. Can also be used with small height differences between surfaces and can bridge gaps of up to 200mm (7¾")...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Rota CushionMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Rota CushionA soft, padded, flexible turning disc ideal for use on car seats, chairs and beds. The Rota Cushion allows a smooth swivel transfer without painful jarring and twisting...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Rota PadMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Rota PadA soft, padded, flexible turning disc ideal for use on floors. Top and bottom surfaces covered in slip resistant fabric for added safety. Pads can be removed from the central disc and washed at 72ºC. Allows a smooth swivel transfer without painful jarring and twisting...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Short Transfer Board 24"Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Short Transfer Board 24"Especially suitable for transfers in small, confined spaces. Ideal for use where the user has good upper limb/ arms strength, and sitting balance, to slide from one seated position to another. Strong enough to bridge large gaps between transfer surfaces. Slip-resistant pads on the underside to prevent them moving during transfers. With lacquered, wipe-clean surface for durability...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Snake Transfer BoardMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Snake Transfer BoardUnique, curved shape designed to hook around the arm of a chair during side transfers. With a large transfer area which gives stability during transfers. Features slip-resistant pads on the underside, to prevent them moving during transfers; And lacquered wipe-clean surface for durability...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Soft Swivelling SeatMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Soft Swivelling SeatConforms to the shape of your seat. It eases sideways movement when getting out of a car or any other seat. Features a rotating top surface, which is made from a padded, breathable fabric. The bottom has non-slip flock material for added safety. Lightweight and portable...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Swivel Seat DeluxeMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Swivel Seat DeluxeA comfortable and secure, fleece-covered, foam-padded seat that allows 90° rotation. You will find it helpful for getting in and out of your car. Supplied with a detachable harness that attaches safely onto a car seat belt. Flame retardant, with a fully washable cover at 40°C...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Transfer Glide SheetMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Transfer Glide SheetCan be used to transfer between two surfaces, such as from a trolley to a bed. Made from a durable, low-friction fabric with three long, webbing-handles on each side. Can also be used as a drag sheet in an emergency situation to move a fallen patient...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Transfer StepMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Transfer StepActs as a raised support for the feet when a person is sitting in their wheelchair during the day and doesn't find the wheelchair footplates comfortable. It allows a carer to assist a wheelchair user, particularly a shorter person, to stand and sit right back into their wheelchair. The cut-out shape enables a carer to get closer to the person more easily. Slip-resistant and can also be used around your toilet. Can be wiped clean with disinfectant...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Transfer TurntableMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Transfer TurntableFeatures a 360° turning circle and a gripped upper surface for added user security. A strong and lightweight turntable, which provides smooth and easy rotation for transfers to and from a bed, chair, car, etc. Not recommended for independent use, and must only be used with assistance by a carer...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - TurnEasy Swivel CushionMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - TurnEasy Swivel CushionA comfortable and sturdy ABS plastic turntable. With a flame-retardant soft, fleecey, top cover over a foam cushion on a non-slip base. Ideal for use on dining room chairs, beds, sofas, and cars. Supplied complete with safety harness to attach to a car seat...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Ultra Transfer SlideMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - Ultra Transfer SlideFeatures looped handles which allows you to pull yourself across the surface with ease. This lightweight, plastic-moulded transfer board also features a smooth, wipe-clean surface. Clean with mild sterilising solution...
Moving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - WendyLett Glide SheetsMoving, Handling/ Lifting, Transfers - WendyLett Glide SheetsA unique, more convenient and safer option for patient turning and repositioning in bed. Works with a uniquely designed Draw Sheet and Base Sheet. This forms a system which is comfortable and safe enough to be left underneath the user, all day. Base Sheets allow easier turning by independent users, who don't need help turning in bed. Draw Sheets for when help is fully needed to turn in bed...
Pressure Care - Lambswool Elbow ProtectorsPressure Care - Lambswool Elbow ProtectorsDesigned for pressure sores these heel and elbow protectors are lined with real lambswool fleece and have a velcro type fastener for maximum comfort...
Pressure Care - Lambswool Heel ProtectorsPressure Care - Lambswool Heel ProtectorsWashable lambswool pads that attach to the heel. Cradles the foot in soft, pillow-like comfort. Fully adjustable for correct size. Supplied as a pair...
Pressure Care - Permaflow Back Rest PillowPressure Care - Permaflow Back Rest Pillow'V' shaped pillow filled with silicon coated polyester fibre with a cotton cover. Perfect for propping a patient up in bed. Or for cushioning them when they are sitting up in a chair, to prevent harmful skin pressure or peeling that can occur...
Pressure Care - Permaflow Elbow Protector PadPressure Care - Permaflow Elbow Protector PadThe Permaflow range of nursing products are manufactured to the highest standards and satisfy Department of Health requirements.
Pressure Care - Permaflow Foot PadPressure Care - Permaflow Foot PadThe Permaflow Foot Pad is the perfect choice for those who would prefer not to use lambswool products to protect their skin from pressure sores.Or for those who might be allergic to lambswool...
Pressure Care - Roma Pressure Relieving MattressesPressure Care - Roma Pressure Relieving MattressesNursing Care Roma Pressure Relieving Mattresses Medium Risk Mattress . Suitable for users considered Medium Risk from Pressure damage, due to extended periods of bed care
Pressure Protection - Bariatric Wheelchair CushionPressure Protection - Bariatric Wheelchair CushionSuitable for users with high risk of pressure ulcers. Made, using a combination of high load-bearing foams, that deliver excellent pressure distribution. Designed to fit wider wheelchairs/ daychairs and to accommodate higher body weights. Clinically evaluated pressure prevention cushion. With a non-turn and non-slip base. Cover made from two-way stretch, knitted polyester. Water-proof and vapour-permeable for durability and comfort...
Pressure Protection - Baros Advanced Mattress Overlay SystemPressure Protection - Baros Advanced Mattress Overlay SystemAdvanced mattress overlay system for medium to high risk patients. Lightweight and portable for maximum flexibility of use
Pressure Protection - Baros Compact Mattress Overlay SystemPressure Protection - Baros Compact Mattress Overlay SystemMattress overlay system for low to medium risk patients. Constructed from high quality, durable materials for a long working life
Pressure Protection - Comfort Cushion PlusPressure Protection - Comfort Cushion PlusA lightweight, easy-to-carry comfort cushion. Made from a high grade foam. With wipe-clean, zipped, two-way stretch leatherette cover. Ideal for use with wheelchairs and armchairs/ daychairs...
Pressure Protection - Eco II Pressure Care CushionPressure Protection - Eco II Pressure Care CushionGeneral purpose foam cushion, ideal for those at low to medium risk of developing pressure ulcers. Grooved upper surface helps to spread your weight and reduces interfacing pressure. With wipe clean multi-stretch PU coated nylon cover...
Pressure Protection - Eco Plus Pressure Care CushionPressure Protection - Eco Plus Pressure Care CushionCreates support and greater comfort for those at low to medium risk of developing pressure ulcers. A modular foam cushion with uniquely profiled upper surfaces. This offers stability, while cradling the more boney prominent parts of the body. Suitable for wheelchairs or day/ domestic chairs. With non-slip base and black, zipped, polyurethane cover. Available in two sizes...
Pressure Protection - Fleece Elbow ProtectorsPressure Protection - Fleece Elbow ProtectorsThe Lambswool Elbow and Heel Protectors can help prevent the occurrence of pressure sores around the heel or the elbow. The protectors have a synthetic fleece lining that retains warmth and they are fastened in place with a Velcro strap.
Pressure Protection - Fleece Heel ProtectorsPressure Protection - Fleece Heel ProtectorsPure wool heel protectors, bound around the edges for comfort and durability. Fitted with adjustable straps to provide comfort and protection while in bed or seated. Supplied as a pair. Machine washable.
Pressure Protection - Fleece Wool Bed Pad - Single BedPressure Protection - Fleece Wool Bed Pad - Single BedDesigned for optimal pressure care. It is a full single bed sized Fleece Bed Pad which features the softness of wool on one side. And a poly-cotton backing on the other, for customizable comfort...
Pressure Protection - Permaflow Ring CushionPressure Protection - Permaflow Ring CushionDesigned with the highest quality standards, this cushion is specifically manufactured for those who have restricted mobility. It`s washable and easy to keep and maintain. Providing added security and comfort, the Perma flow Ring Cushion helps prevent bed sores – it`s filled with polyester, silicone filling. The Permaflow range of nursing products are manufactured to the highest standards and...
Pressure Protection - Piezo Replacement MattressPressure Protection - Piezo Replacement MattressLightweight and portable Dynamic mattressfor maximum flexibility of use. Waterproof cover, padded on the inside for extra comfort
Pressure Protection - Supaflex Care MattressPressure Protection - Supaflex Care MattressHigh resilient soft layered foam construction – assists user movement, providing comfort, support and durability. Two way stretch vapour permeable cover with sewn seams and zipped closure...
Pressure Protection - Supaflex CMHR CushionPressure Protection - Supaflex CMHR CushionComfort cushion – for general use to aid comfort. High resilient foam option ideal for use in both day care chairs and wheelchairs
Pressure Protection - Supaflex CMHR/ VE CushionPressure Protection - Supaflex CMHR/ VE CushionComfort cushion – for general use to aid comfort. High resilient foam option ideal for use in both day care chairs and wheelchairs
Pressure Protection - Supaflex Comfort MattressPressure Protection - Supaflex Comfort MattressComfort mattress – for general use to aid comfort. Two way stretch vapour permeable cover with sewn seams and zipped closure
Pressure Protection - Supaflex Non Turn MattressPressure Protection - Supaflex Non Turn MattressHas a profiled upper surface to aid free flow of air and reduce surface tension. Two way stretch vapour permeable cover with sewn seams and zipped closure
Pressure Protection - Supaflex Profiled MattressPressure Protection - Supaflex Profiled MattressThis four way turn mattress has a profiled surface to aid free flow of air and reduce surface tension. Two way stretch vapour permeable cover with sewn seams and zipped closure...
Pressure Protection - Supaflex Visco Non Turn MattressPressure Protection - Supaflex Visco Non Turn MattressCombination CMHR & visco mattress - top surface of visco elastic foam provides extra comfort. Two way stretch vapour permeable cover with sewn seams and zipped closure
Pressure Protection - Visco Elastic Designer Ring CushionPressure Protection - Visco Elastic Designer Ring CushionIdeal for those at low risk of developing pressure ulcers. Made from moulded visco elastic foam which contours/ moulds to the body as you move - Thus reducing pressure on the body and allowing you to sit for longer periods in comfort. Supplied with fitted inner cover...
Pressure Protection - Visco Pressure Care CushionPressure Protection - Visco Pressure Care CushionSuitable for use in both wheelchairs and day chairs, by less mobile people at risk of developing pressure ulcers. Features a top layer of heat-sensitive memory foam, which provides greater stability when sitting/ transferring and allows pressure to be evenly distributed. Base made of highly resilient Safeguard foam with anti-slip properties. Also includes a two-way stretch, vapour-permeable fabric cover, to increase pressure relief...
Wheelchair Accessories - Permaflow Cushion Chair Seat. With Back and SidesWheelchair Accessories - Permaflow Cushion Chair Seat. With Back and SidesThese pressure relief products were designed for those pateints suffering long periods of immobility. The polyester / silicone filling helps prevent pressure sores. Fully washable.
Wheelchair Accessories - Polycore Wheelchair Cushion Seat and Back PadWheelchair Accessories - Polycore Wheelchair Cushion Seat and Back PadThe Polycore Wheelchair Seat and Back Pad is a method of providing a high degree of support to patients suffering from long-term immobility...
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