The Belt is made in two sections sewn together: one part to go around the patient’s waist, and the other part to be fastened together behind the chair. The Belt will adjust to fit wheelchairs and lounge chairs. This Belt is easy to move with the patient from lounge to commode chairs and can be used as a Gait Belt during the transfer.
As this Belt can be undone from the front, it is very easy to use. Depending upon the patient’s individual sitting position, the belt can be worn around the pelvic area, below the waist. The two side straps should be wound around the back of the chair frame near to the pelvic area and buckled together behind the chair. On small frame chairs it may be necessary to wind one side strap (or even both straps) around the legs of the chair to get rid of some slack in the strap.
When used on a wheelchair with removable arms, make sure the straps are wrapped around the main chair frame and not around the removable sections.
WARNING – Only use a Safety Belt or Restraint if all other alternatives have been tried. Ensure Restraint Authorisation has been obtained. Restrained patients should be kept under observation, as their behaviour may alter and another restraint may be more appropriate. Restraints are a prescribed item. The wrong restraint or the correct restraint incorrectly fitted can cause injury or death.
Washing Instructions: The belt & straps can be hand or machine washed. Do up buckles before machine washing.
Length: Overall 2.5 m