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Patient Lifts & Slings: FAQ

1. Can patient lifts and slings be used at home?Ā 

  • Yes, patient lifts and slings can be used at home to assist with the safe transfer of patients with limited mobility.

2. Are electric patient lifts more expensive than manual lifts?Ā 

  • Yes, electric patient lifts are generally more expensive than manual lifts. Yet, Shop Home Med carries a great selection of lifts to meet your needs and budget.Ā 

3. How often should I clean my patient lift and sling?Ā 

  • It's recommended to clean your patient lift and sling after each use with a mild detergent and warm water.

4. How do I know which weight capacity is suitable for my patient lift and sling?Ā 

  • You should consider the weight of the patient and choose a lift and sling that can accommodate their weight.Ā 
  1. How do I properly position a patient in a sling?
  • Proper positioning of the patient in the sling is crucial for their comfort and safety. You should ensure that the sling is properly aligned and adjusted, with the patient's weight evenly distributed. Follow the manufacturer's instructions or consult a healthcare professional for proper positioning techniques.

6. How long do patient lifts and slings last?Ā 

  • The lifespan of patient lifts and slings depends on the frequency of use, maintenance, and quality of the device. With proper care and maintenance, they can last for many years.

7. Where can I purchase patient lifts and slings?Ā 

  • Shop Home Med offers a wide selection of patient lifts and slings from Drive and ProHeal, trusted brands in the healthcare industry.

8. Do patient lifts and slings come with a warranty?Ā 

  • Yes, many patient lifts and slings come with a warranty. At Shop Home Med, we offer a free warranty on all our lifts and slings to provide our customers with added peace of mind. Contact us for more information about our warranty policy.


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