Lift strap

Narrow lift straps facilitate bathroom visits for people with extensive disabilities

User with lift straps in place
User with lift straps in place

Description
The user uses narrow padded lift straps.

Users comments
Narrow lift straps are easy to put on and facilitate pulling down/up trousers and/or skirt. Helena uses a strap that holds her arms together to prevent them from sliding apart, see associated tip.

Purchased from
Invacare, www.invacare.com (last checked Febr. 2017)

Paid for by
County Council

This tip is from 2009

User’s husband puts on lift strap
User’s husband puts on lift strap

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Tipsare: Helena

Helena lives together with her husband and two teenage children in a house. She is working part time (75%). Since birth she has a muscular disease with symtoms similar to a high spinal cord lesion. She has personal assistance 24 hours a day.