Specs

Opera® Deluxe Hammock High Sling Specifications

Suitability in use

Loops lifters (L) Yes
Clips lifters (C)
Amputees above the knee Yes
Bilateral below the knee amputees Yes
Limited head and neck control Yes
In-situ/All day use (Parachute/Spacer fabric) Yes
Toileting use

Transfer types

Transfers from supine Yes
Transfers to supine Yes
Transfers from seated Yes
Transfers to seated Yes
Transfers from floor (semi-recumbent)* Yes
* With suitable hoisting equipment

Measuring for size requirements

Available sizes (mm): Colour A B C D (max)
Small (S) 480-560 500 520 310
Medium (M) 600-700 550 580 410
Large (L) 740-820 670 640 410
Extra Large (XL) 800-900 710 670 410

Measuring instructions:

  • A: from middle of arm, round the back, to middle of other arm
  • B: from mid scapula (top of shoulders) to coccyx
  • C: from top of knee, round inside thigh, under buttocks, to coccyx
  • D: from mid scapula (top of shoulders) to top of crown
    Pro Tip: For most accurate results measure B + C together, then keeping the tape in the same place measure just B and subtract it from the total to give the value of C
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Opera® Deluxe Hammock High Sling

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Price: £139.00 with VAT Relief Price: £166.80 inc. VAT
Product code:  VSL002

Opera® Deluxe Hammock High Sling

VSL002

The Opera® Deluxe Hammock High Sling is an easy-to-fit, multi-purpose sling with split legs and a padded, stiffened high head section to ensure maximum patient comfort and support. The Deluxe Hammock High is best suited to high dependency patients who require additional head support and is also well suited to patient transfers to and from the floor or a flat surface.

Price: £139.00 with VAT Relief Price: £166.80 inc. VAT
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Embroidered label with laser-etched serial number

The Opera® Deluxe Hammock High Sling is made with a durable, embroidered specification label. Sling details are stitched and the serial number is laser-etched meaning the label is indelible and will not fade when washed. This ensures the sling will never fail a LOLER test as a result of a faded label.

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Triple-stitched lifting straps ensure safety

Each lifting strap on Opera® Deluxe Hammock High Sling is securely fastened to the main body of the sling at three points. This triple-stitch method ensures durability and maximum patient safety.

Assistant handles and positioning pockets

Handling loops and positioning pockets are incorporated into the design of the Opera® Deluxe Hammock High Sling to ease user handling. They maintain dignity for both the patient and the carer.

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Manufactured in the UK

The Opera® range of slings are manufactured in the UK ensuring high quality standards and trustworthy manufacturing methods.

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Reduced abrasion

The ends of the lifting straps on the Opera® Deluxe Hammock High Sling are covered with additional pieces of material to reduce skin shear and abrasion.

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Colour coded banding for easy size identification

The Opera® range of slings uses industry-recognised colour size coding. Each sling has coloured edge banding to coordinate with the size of the sling. Size to colour is as follows:

  • Small: Red
  • Medium: Yellow
  • Large: Green
  • X Large: Blue
Assistant handles and positioning pockets Assistant handles and positioning pockets Assistant handles and positioning pockets
Triple-stitched lifting straps ensure safety Triple-stitched lifting straps ensure safety Triple-stitched lifting straps ensure safety

Assistant handles and positioning pockets

Handling loops and positioning pockets are incorporated into the design of Opera® slings to ease user handling. They maintain dignity for both the patient and the carer.

Triple-stitched lifting straps ensure safety Triple-stitched lifting straps ensure safety Triple-stitched lifting straps ensure safety

High safe working load

The Opera® Deluxe Hammock High Sling is adaptable to heavier patients with maximum safe working loads ranging from 300kg to 400kg depending on the material type specified.

Polyester Material

Polyester

SWL = 400kg

 

A multi-purpose material that is easy to apply, slides easily and dries quickly after washing.

Spacer Material

Spacer

SWL = 300kg

 

A cushioned, breathable material that conforms to user body shape. Can be used for bathing and in-situ.

Mesh Material

Mesh

SWL = 300kg

 

A highly porous material ideally suited for bathing and showering patients.

Padding and slide material ensure comfort and ease of fitting

Additional padding around high contact body zones (e.g. underside of thighs) ensures maximum comfort for the users of the Opera® Deluxe Hammock High Sling. To ease patient transfer, the exterior of the sling is covered in slide sheet material where the sling makes regular contact with a surface.

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