Brand: Silvalea

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  • In-Situ Straight Leg Slings

    In Situ Full Body Patient Transfer Sling with divided leg. This straight leg sling has an integral head support with removable support bones and is cocooning, easy to apply, with low friction fabric on leg sections. This loop fixing sling has detachable tapes for greater comfort in-situ.

    The fully body straight leg sling can also be ordered with additional waist or chest support if required. Optional hip tapes can also be added to provide additional support to the hip area.

    Soft binding as standard across the Silvalea In-situ range for greater user comfort.

    Once the patient has been transferred this sling can be left In-situ, subject to an appropriate risk assessment.

    Functional Independence Measure

    The Functional Independence Measure (FIM) scale assesses physical and cognitive disability. This scale focuses on the burden of care – that is, the level of disability indicating the burden of caring for them.


    1. Transfers: bed/chair/wheelchair
    2. Transfers: toilet
    3. Transfers: bathtub/shower
    4. Transfers: car
    5. Locomotion: walking/wheelchair
    6. Locomotion: stairs