SilhouetteSling

Provides good support for the entire body

SilhouetteSling is a pliable sling which adapts to the body

and requires minimal space in the wheelchair. It has an adjustable head support and provides good support for the entire body. The design allows the patient to hold his/her arms either inside or outside the sling.

ISO Standards Approved

200 kgMaximum user weight

Model: 22

Extension Loop Instruction Guide

Extension Loop Instruction Guide, (219.9 kb)

Lifting Solutions Brochure

Lifting Solutions Brochure, (1.4 mb)

SilhouetteSling Instruction Guide

SilhouetteSling Instruction Guide, (487.5 kb)

Slings Care and Laundering

Slings Care and Laundering, (87.3 kb)

Slings Overview Brochure

Slings Overview Brochure, (364.2 kb)

Slings Product List

Slings Product List, (696.8 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.

Overview

SilhouetteSling is made of a comfortable, pliable net fabric which allows body heat and moisture to pass through. This makes it particularly suitable for lifting to moulded seats, since the sling is usually left in the wheelchair after the lifting operation is completed.

Liko SilhouetteSling provides for a somewhat reclined sitting posture, which is appropriate for patients with poor trunk stability. Liko SilhouetteSling is very popular in care and rehabilitation situations, where sitting shells and moulded seats are commonly used.

Liko SilhouetteSling can also be used in bathing and showering situations.

It is available in several sizes, from Extra Small to Large.


Recommended especially for

  • Lifting to/from close-fitting wheelchairs
  • Lifting to sitting shells
  • Lifting to standing shells


Before lifting, keep the following points in mind:

SilhouetteSling was originally designed for small children. Sizes are designed for rehabilitation – size Medium is really Medium-Slim, i.e., fits tall, slender patients.

SilhouetteSling can be specially ordered in other fabrics

More information can be found in the Instruction Guide.


Alternatives

As an alternative to SilhouetteSling and for lifting to/from the floor, we recommend Liko Original HighBack Sling, mod 20/21.

 

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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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