AmputeeSling

Safe and secure lifting of patients with amputated legs

Liko AmputeeSling is designed for safe and secure lifting

of patients with amputated legs. The sling was developed mainly for double-sided leg amputations, though it is also suitable for many other leg amputees.

ISO Standards Approved

200 kgMaximum user weight

Model: 70/75

AmputeeSling Instruction Guide

AmputeeSling Instruction guide, (510.1 kb)

Extension Loop Instruction Guide

Extension Loop Instruction Guide, (219.9 kb)

Lifting Solutions Brochure

Lifting Solutions Brochure, (1.4 mb)

Slings Care and Laundering

Slings Care and Laundering, (87.3 kb)

Slings Product List

Slings Product List, (696.8 kb)

Slings Overview Brochure

Slings Overview Brochure, (364.2 kb)

Warranty

Many of our products are sourced from different manufacturers and suppliers who have their own individual Warranty Policies.  A general guide explaining warranty coverage can be found below.

Any item purchased is warranted from the date of purchase against faults arising due to defects in materials or manufacturing.

Warranty does not cover parts or electrical components damaged by misuse, neglect, accident or impropper installation, nor those tampered with, altered or serviced by an agency not authorized by the manufacturer.

Warranty does not cover normal wear and tear, eg tyres and tubes.

All warranty claims must be returned to us for assessment.

See under Resources Tab for Accessory/Product List Brochure PDF Downloads.

Overview

The AmputeeSling can also be used to lift people who are not amputees but who have a tendency to slip out of other similar slings.

The sitting posture is slightly reclined. The leg supports are normally applied parallel to each other under both thighs, but in some cases it may be more appropriate to lift each thigh separately.

Model 75 has a head support.


Recommended especially for

  • Patients with high, double-sided leg amputations.
  • Slender patients with a tendency to slide out of other slings.
  • Patients with contractures (also foetal position).
  • Patients who are not allowed/unable to bend 90° at the hip. (With crossed leg supports and side bars)

 

Before lifting, keep the following points in mind:

Sizes Medium and Large are relatively small, i.e. Medium fits a slender person.
The AmputeeSling can be specially ordered in any of the fabrics in our assortment.
More information can be found in the Instruction Guide (refer to "Document" under Resources Tab).

 

Alternatives

As an alternative to the AmputeeSling and for lifting leg amputees, many of Liko's slings can be used, depending on the degree of amputation, sling application and type of lifting situation.

We recommend one of the following:

 

 

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ISO Standards Approval

Australian Standards have been developed to ensure equipment meets recognised safety and reliability criteria. To achieve this status, equipment must pass a series of tests in which it is put under difficult conditions that are designed to be similar to those that the child or adult may face when the equipment is used. For example, wheelchairs are tested for safhas gained Australian Standard acceptance, it provides a sense of satisfaction and reassurance that it is safe to be used and will do the job.

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