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Glidmatta för förflyttningar, (svensk text)

User transfers to bed using sliding mat.
User transfers to bed using sliding mat.

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Sliding mat for transfers

The sliding mat prevents chafing and requires less strength during transfers to the bed or shower chair

The EasySlide mat is made of stain-repellent polyester, which slides easily. It is placed on the wheelchair wheel during transfers to avoid chafing.

Model: Easyslide

Authors comments
The user, who has had chafing problems, now uses the sliding mat to protect his skin and to make it easier on his shoulders during transfers. He also uses the sliding mat between his knees when he sleeps to avoid pressure ulcers. To slide over from the shower chair or the toalet he uses the sliding material 'Spilerdug', see related tips.

Purchased from
www.handicare.com (last checked May 2017)

Paid for by
County Council

Tip is dated from 2008

Categories for this tip
looking after ones health » preventing/healing ulcers, mobility » wheelchair transfer, Tips and tricks from people with Low tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C7- Th1, ASIA A, B).

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