The Oxford range of slings has been designed with a number of features aimed at meeting numerous lifting requirements and applications.
Each sling is described briefly below. FIM scores have been provided as an assessment tool to classify a person’s function from independence to total assistance in 7 levels.
For further guidance on sling selection, please refer to the Oxford Sling Guide.
Please note: Safe working load may vary between sizes. Please refer to individual product brochures by selecting the type above for more information.
The Quickfit sling is an easy to fit general-purpose, sling with divided leg sections, designed to suit around 85% of clients. The Quickfit design has become one of the most recognised sling choices available today.
Quickfit Deluxe Sling
The Quickfit Deluxe sling is a development of the standard Quickfit design and is suitable for the vast majority of patients. Contoured leg sections provide increased hip and thigh support and it can be used for amputees following careful assessment.
Full Back Sling
This sling is an easy fit, contoured sling designed to fit most clients. It offers excellent full body support and the correct size will fit snugly and give full protection for patients who go into extension or have involuntary movements or behavioural problems.
Full Back Silkfit Sling
This sling is a flexible, contoured easy to fit sling designed to fit most clients. It is especially suited to patients in moulded type wheelchair systems where fitting of a sling can prove difficult. The correct size will fit snugly and give full protection for patients who go into extension or have involuntary movements or behavioural problems.
Long Seat Sling
This Long Seat sling is a hammock style sling designed for amputees but also suitable for other patients. This sling is traditionally fitted from a recumbent position and the use of side suspenders will facilitate a more comfortable transfer. Patients should be carefully assessed for suitability by a qualified person. Available with or without commode aperture.
Deluxe Standing Sling
The Oxford Deluxe Standing sling is suitable for those patients who have a greater degree of weight bearing ability. It allows excellent access for toileting and is easy to fit, providing quick and effective transfers.
Deluxe Transport Sling
The Oxford Deluxe Transport sling is suitable for those patients with a degree of weight bearing ability. It is an easy fit general-purpose sling giving full support to most clients. It will not suit double amputees or lifting from a horizontal position.
The Oxford Comfort sling is an easy fit, contoured sling designed to accommodate the majority of clients. For use in conjunction with a 4-point positioning cradle, the patented Securi3 clip system ensures no inadvertent detachment of the sling.
The Standing Harness is designed specifically to assist with standing and walking activity, supporting the patient around the upper body as well as under the arms. The Standing Harness is not a general-purpose sling and demands a degree of weight bearing ability from the client.