HME began as a local medical equipment rental company, and during the past 25 years have grown to become one of the largest independent dealers of Mobility and Home Medical Equipment in the Lower Mainland.
With over 60 staff and 25 years in business HME is fully active in Rehab Sales and Consultations, Stairlifts and Home Modifications – the only Diamond level dealer in Canada with Bruno, and the largest independent dealer in Western Canada.
HME is committed to the long term training and education of the home medical industry professionals. We would like to assists patients, families, and trained medical professionals such as therapists, nurses, and others in making informed decisions.
Prism Medical’s Band Sling is ideal for supporting limbs to facilitate change of dressing on arms, hands, legs, feet or to elevate and hold limbs during surgery.
The Band Sling is additionally available in disposable models.
Due to the limited amount of material utilized in the construction of the band sling it may be an excellent choice when turing patients, elevating particular areas of the body for easier access.
The “Band Sling” system, used for lifting/transferring is not suitable for all individuals. This method of use, requires that the client have a great degree of upper body strength, trunk control, endurance, cooperation and cognition. It is important that each client be assessed by a registered health professional prior to the use of this system for lifting and transferring. Assessment of the individual should be carried out on a regular basis to determine their continuedsuitability for the proper sling and transfer method.
It is important the sling be applied as to reduce the risk of skin irritation, during the application process. Thus it is recommended that the sling be folded in ⅓ or ½, such that the strap is folded under the sling. The sling should be inserted under the leg/limb in areas of limited leg-bed contact, for example the back of the knee.
Once the sling is in place the folded portion of the leg strap can be removed gently, avoiding skin contact. In some cases, due to limb size or technique, it may be advantageous to utilize two band slings. This may require the band slings to be moved during the procedure, but does provide maximal support.
The band sling can also be applied through the standard, log roll application method.
Call 604-821-0075 or request details about the Limb Support Band Sling using the form below.
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Since Prism Medical was founded in 1986, they have focused on the safe transfer and repositioning of people. At Prism Medical, they consider it their job to make sure you get the safe patient handling and mobility equipment which works best for you.
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