Specs

Opera® Toileting High Sling Specifications

Suitability in use

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

Transfer types

Transfers from supine
Transfers to supine
Transfers from seated Yes
Transfers to seated Yes
Transfers from floor (semi-recumbent)*

Measuring for size requirements

Available sizes (mm): Colour A B C D (max)
Small (S) 350-450 310 670 1020
Medium (M) 480-530 370 820 1120
Large (L) 570-650 390 870 1220
Extra Large (XL) 630-700 410 890 1320

Measuring instructions (the critical measurements for this sling are A & D):

  • A: from back of under-arm, round the back, to back of other under-arm
  • B: from middle of shoulder blades (80mm above under-arm) to just above waist line
  • C: from top of knee, round inside thigh, under buttocks, to just above waist line
  • D: round the waist, just below the rib cage
    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
Measurement Guide for Opera Stand Assist Sling
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Opera® Toileting High Sling

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Price: From: £189.00 with VAT Relief Price: £226.80 inc. VAT
Product code:  VSL009

Opera® Toileting High Sling

VSL009

The Opera® Toileting High Sling has a high back/head support section and waist belt for maximum patient security. A large, easy-access aperture facilitates toileting tasks. The sling has been developed for hoists/lifters with a Dynamic Positioning System (DPS) and is available with clip fixings only.

Price: From: £189.00 with VAT Relief Price: £226.80 inc. VAT
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Embroidered label with laser-etched serial number

The Opera® Toileting 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 the Opera® Toileting 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.

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® Toileting 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
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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.

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High safe working load

The Opera® Toileting High Sling is adaptable to heavier patients with maximum safe working load of 400kg.

Polyester Material

Polyester

SWL = 400kg

 

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

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® Toileting 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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