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Care-ability Slings

Our range of textile patient lifting slings and moving and transfer products have been designed and manufactured in house and on site in Washington, Tyne and Wear since 2002.

Drawing on the experience of moving and handling specialists and healthcare professionals, our market leading products are designed with the end user firmly in mind. We always source the best raw materials using UK companies, if possible locally, supporting the local supply chain. We take pride in the high quality production values and attention to detail maintained during all stages of the production process.

In addition, because we manufacture our own range we have greater control over turnaround times and many items are available from stock.

Care-ability Healthcare’s range of durable, supportive patient slings come in a range of materials, styles and fastenings to offer different levels of support. Our standard range can be adapted to the customer’s specification in a range of materials and colours and all of our slings can be branded with the customer’s logo.

Our most popular products

CA300 Universal

The Universal Sling CA300 offers good support and comfort. The CA300 has pelvic support straps, padded legs for additional comfort, slide sheet material to reduce friction and a rear hand pocket to assist fitting.

Available in 12 standard and bespoke sizes.

CA400 Universal Deluxe

The CA400 universal deluxe with head support offers a higher degree of comfort and support. Padded legs and head support for additional comfort, slide sheet material on legs to reduce friction and rear hand pocket to ease fitting.

Available in 12 standard sizes and bespoke slings.

Loop or clip fastening available.

CA500 Toilet

The Toilet Sling CA500 has been designed to help facilitate with the toileting process. Easy to fit with good access allowing for the removal of clothing. This model is fully padded with an adjustable Velcro body belt. It also benefits from wide legs for additional comfort. Slide sheet material on legs to reduce friction and ease fitting.

Available in 9 standard and bespoke sizes.

Loop or clip fastening.

CA501 Toilet

The CA501 toilet access sling is similar to the CA500 model but with cross over straps in place of the Velcro body belt. The cross over straps are designed to grip the user comfortably creating a more secure experience. The cross over straps reduce the sliding that may occur with a standard toilet sling. Fully padded with slide sheet material on legs to reduce friction.

Available in 9 standard and bespoke sizes.

CA502 Toilet

The CA502 toilet access is fully padded and now comes with extensor straps Velcro body belt and head support for additional comfort. The CA502 comes with slide sheet material on legs to reduce friction.

Available in 9 standard and bespoke sizes.

CA503 Toilet

The CA503 is a new design in toilet access slings. The sling has a longer back than normal toilet slings which allows the user to keep their arms inside of the sling. Using cross over straps and a Velcro body belt. The wider legs improves comfort and reduces pressure under the thighs. Fully padded with slide sheet material on legs to reduce friction and ease application.

Available in 7 standard and bespoke sizes.

New High Back Extensor Toilet Sling

A new design of toilet/access sling. A high back with extensor straps and a wide body belt give maximum support and a narrow back and low cut under the arms give maximum comfort and freedom of movement.

CA600 Hammock

The CA600 hammock/amputee sling is designed to give total full body support the sling comes with/without a commode aperture.

Available in 6 standard and bespoke sizes.

Loop and clip fastening.

CA700 Classic Hammock

The CA700 classic hammock is traditionally designed to offer comfort and support and reduce hip movement. Padded legs for additional comfort and slide sheet material on legs to reduce friction. On the rear there is a pocket for positioning of sling. The CA700 is also available with a head support.

Available in 9 standard and bespoke sizes.

Loop and clip fastening.

CA701 Deluxe Hammock

The CA701 deluxe hammock is designed to offer a different fit around the hips due to its angled leg design. Padded legs, slide sheet material on legs to reduce friction and a rear hand pocket to assist application.

The CA701 is available with a head support and extensor straps.

Available in 9 standard and bespoke sizes for Male and Female.

Loop and clip fastening.

CA701 Deluxe Hammock HS

The CA701 deluxe hammock with head support is designed to offer a different fit around the hips due to its angled leg design. Padded legs, slide sheet material on legs to reduce friction and a rear hand pocket to assist application.

The CA701 is available with a head support and extensor straps.

Available in 9 standard and bespoke sizes for Male and Female.

Loop and clip fastening.

CA702 In Chair Hammock

The CA702 in chair hammock in spacer fabric offers additional benefits over traditional sling materials. The spacer fabric is 3 dimensional and used for the replacement of foam padding. The fabric is fully breathable very durable and provides excellent pressure distribution. The CA702 comes with hip straps, pommel and pockets to tuck away lifting straps.

Available in 12 standard and bespoke sizes.

Loop and clip fastening.

*Please note: no hip straps with clip fastening.

CA702 Comfort Inchair Hammock

The CA702 Comfort is similar to the original CA702 Inchair Hammock sling but has no binding along the bottom edge of the sling and a narrower padded pommel. This helps to reduce the pressure caused by tension induced by differential in the material stretch rates and give a more comfortable transfer. Along the bottom edge is now a rolled edge of the Spacer fabric which has similar stretch rate to the main body of the sling. This does increase slightly the pressure values in the lower thigh when seated and as such a risk assessment should be undertaken to determine the suitability for the user.

CA703 Split Leg In Chair Hammock

The Split Leg In-Chair Sling CA703 is a split leg hammock design and is similar to the CA702. This model has a split leg design in place of the pommel and no aperture. The split legs allow you to fold away the supports preventing a build up of heat and adding to user comfort.

Available in 12 standard and bespoke sizes.

Loop and clip fastening.

* Please note: no hip straps available with clip fastening.

CA800 Chest

The Chest Sling CA800 is designed to assist with the standing process. Fully padded with non slip mesh and adjustable body belt for added security. Only suitable for those who have a degree of weight bearing capability.

Available in 5 standard and bespoke sizes.

Loop and clip fastening.

CA801 Chest

The CA801 chest sling has cross over self tightening straps in place of body belt. The CA801is full padded and allows the user to keep their arms on the inside of the sling when standing. Only suitable for those who have a degree of weight bearing capability.

Available in 5 standard and bespoke sizes.

CA900 Transport

The CA900 transport sling is designed for seat to seat transfers using a stand aid hoist. Fully padded with non slip mesh and adjustable body belt for added security. The CA900 supports the user under the legs.

Available in 5 standard and bespoke sizes.