Specs

Opera® Toileting Sling Specifications

Suitability in use

Loops lifters (L) Yes
Clips lifters (C)
Amputees above the knee
Bilateral below the knee amputees
Limited head and neck control
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)*
* With suitable hoisting equipment

Measuring for size requirements

Available sizes (mm): Colour A B C D (max)
Small (S) 600-680 310 670 1020
Medium (M) 680-750 370 820 1120
Large (L) 720-800 390 870 1220
Extra Large (XL) 780-840 410 890 1320

Measuring instructions (the critical measurement for this sling is A):

  • A: from front of under-arm, round the back, to front 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
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Opera® Toileting Sling

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Price: From: £119.00 with VAT Relief Price: £142.80 inc. VAT
Product code:  VSL006

Opera® Toileting Sling

VSL006

The Opera® Toileting Sling has been designed with a large, easy-access aperture to facilitate toileting, dressing and undressing tasks. The sling is easy to position and fit, and a comfortable, secure velcro waist strap ensures patient comfort and support.

Price: From: £119.00 with VAT Relief Price: £142.80 inc. VAT
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Embroidered label with laser-etched serial number

The Opera® Toileting 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 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 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 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 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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