Double Strap Back Belt
The VERA-LIFT™ back belt should be wide enough to fit from the top of the gluteal fold (between the buttocks) to 2 – 3 inches below the lower edge of the client’s shoulder blades. The back belt should be long enough for belt fabric to fit around the client’s abdomen without loop fabric touching the client. The back belt is also available with the lower thigh support strap shown on the right. The red strap goes under the buttocks to support and lift those who are having difficulty bearing weight.
Double strap contour belts 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 Vancare or a local distributor to discuss your concerns and options.
UNI-FIT SLINGS should be long enough to fit from the bottom of the patient’s coccyx to the top of, or a few inches above, the patient’s head and wide enough for sling fabric to extend at least two inches in front of the patient’s anterior shoulder.
10-Inch Wide Contour Back Belt
13-inch Wide Contour Back Belt