Cards

Moving & Handling

Home and Medical stock a wide range of aids to help handle, lift and move elderly, disabled or infirm persons. 

Popular moving and handling aids include transfer boards designed to bridge gaps and allow the person to slide from one surface to another and turning aids and discs that help a person swivel or to transfer safely reducing the risk of falling. Transfer glide sheets enable a person to be moved sideways from one surface to another with carers assistance.Other moving and handling aids include ceiling supports that allow the user to raise themselves from a lying to seated position and fire and evacuation sledges. 

When dealing with patient moving and handling issues it is important to choose the correct solution in order to prevent injury and ensure safety and comfort. Please consult your OT or moving and handling specialist before making a purchase