The Vancare Stretcher and 4 point stretcher sling provides a safe way to lift a patient in a supine position with little to no pressure on the shoulders and hips. It is applied under the patient by log rolling from side to side, or it can be applied without rolling, with the use of slide sheets. It also includes a head pillow.
4 point stretcher slings are available in your choice of “standard” cloth polyester, “H” cloth, which is high-heat polyester that withstands temperatures up to 200°. “Mesh” a polyester material (for bathing). You may also choose “C” cloth a cool-heat polyester that withstands temperatures up to 167° and has a non-absorbent coating on one side for easy spot cleaning. All slings and belts are also available in a disposable material to help with infection control and cross contamination issues. There are many different custom options available. Please contact LifeCare Associates to discuss your concerns and available options.