Back Support for bed sitting / Sit Up in Bed Help
Hospital Direct’s Handy Strap is an ideal back support for bed sitting, perfect for patients who can’t sit up without assistance from a carer.
Helping people to sit up can be hard work for caregivers. Even with fully profiling beds, sometimes you can’t quite sit people forward enough. But our back support for bed sitting makes sitting up and lying down as easy and comfortable as possible for patients who are recovering from surgery.
Two caregivers can slip this little device behind their patient and use the handles to help the patient sit up without physically handling them. Not only does this avoid patient discomfort, but it also eliminates the risk of injury to caregivers. Carers can also use the Handy Strap to lower a patient into bed or support a patient’s legs while helping them get in or out of bed.
What’s more, the Handy Strap is available with a choice of handles for caregiver comfort. Its durable design is perfect for frequent, long-term use.
The Handy Strap is particularly useful for those who don’t have enough upper-body strength to use a Webbing Rope Ladder.
Pop the Handy Strap in the wash between uses to uphold good hygiene and improve infection control.
For more information about the Handy Strap, please get in touch with our Technical Team. We will be delighted to help.
Features and Benefits
- Washable above 72°C
- Strong, durable fabric enables easy patient repositioning
- Choice of handles to suit service providers
- Compact device for easy storage
- Manufactured in the UK
- Two carers to support a patient/client into a sitting position
All sectors where bed/chair handling is common, especially:
- Social services
- Community nursing
- Care Homes
- Nursing Homes
- Occupational therapy
- Home care
- General wards
- Stroke services
- Radiology and imaging departments
- Recovery (post-op)
- Children’s nursing