6 TOTAL HAND GRIPS MAKES AMBULATION EASY – A total of 6 hand grips, 2 horizontal and 4 vertical, are secured firmly to the belt. This allows the caregiver to choose the best leverage points, reducing the risk of injury to the caregiver and patient.
ADJUSTABLE QUICK-RELEASE BUCKLE FOR FASTENING – The gait belt is designed for quick fastening and unfastening while providing ultimate security during patient transfer and ambulation.
EXCEPTIONAL COMFORT FOR THE PATIENT – The LiftAid Gait Belt features a 4” high-back, which is much wider than your traditional gait belts. The wider contact area provides greater comfort with higher weight bearing, allowing caregivers and nurses to transfer heavier patients with more control and less discomfort to the patient.
UNIVERSAL VERSATILE GAIT BELT – The belt is 52” long and fully adjustable It can be sized to fit patients of any age or weight range with waist sizes 28” to 52”. Just one LiftAid Gait Belt is ideal for all patients in your facility. This makes the LiftAid Gait Belt the most cost effective solution for your patient transfer and ambulation needs.
Points to Remember: More than one caregiver may be needed. Always transfer to resident's strongest side. Use good body mechanics and a rocking and pulling motion rather than lifting when using a belt. Belts may not be suitable for ambulation of heavy residents or residents with recent abdominal or back surgery, abdominal aneurysm, etc. should not be used for lifting residents. Ensure belt is securely fastened and cannot be easily undone by the resident during transfer. Ensure a layer of clothing is between residents' skin and the belt to avoid abrasion. Keep resident as close as possible to caregiver during transfer. Lower bedrails, remove arms and foot rests from chairs, and other items that may obstruct the transfer
When to Use: Transferring residents who are partially dependent, have some weight-bearing capacity, and are cooperative. Transfers such as bed to chair, chair to chair, or chair to car; when repositioning residents in chairs; supporting residents during ambulation; and in some cases when guiding and controlling falls or assisting a resident after a fall.
For use after a fall always assess the resident for injury prior to movement. If resident can regain standing position with minimal assistance, use gait or transfer belts with handles to aid resident. Keep back straight, bend legs, and stay as close to resident as possible. If resident cannot stand with minimal assistance, use a powered portable or ceiling-mounted lift device to move resident.
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