Skil-Care Stars and Stripes Gait Belt

Skil-Care Stars and Stripes Gait Belt

Brand/Manufacturer: SKIL CARE CORP
  • FSA Approved

Skil-Care Stars and Stripes Gait Belt is made of two inch wide strong cotton webbing. It makes lifting, ambulation, and transfer easier and reduces the caregivers exposure to back injury. It is durable and completely launderable. The red and green weave nylon belts wipe clean and are not fluid absorbent.

Item # Desc Pkg Reward Price
252055 60"L, With Delrin Side Release Buckle Each $0.91
252015 60"L, With Metal Buckle Each $0.93
252073 72"L, With Metal Buckle Each $0.94

More Information

  • Gait Belt Use:
    - Place belt around patients waist only. Do not place around chest.
    Metal Buckle: Secure by threading metal-tipped end through buckle hinge, over teeth, and through slot at back of buckle.
    Delrin Buckle: Secure by inserting male end into female end. Release by simultaneously pressing tabs at top and bottom of buckle. Position buckle behind patient. Do not permit patient to have access to buckle.
    - Make certain belt fits snugly. Leave enough room so that you can get both hands around webbing.
    - Grasp belt at patients back and side. A right handed caregiver should place his/her right hand at the patients back and left hand patients left side. A left handed should do the opposite.
    - To achieve your most secure grip, slide your hands upward under the belt. Palms facing away from the patient.
    - Before lifting, ambulating or transferring patient be certain that you have the physical capacity to support the patients weight. If necessary, two caregivers may be required to perform these tasks.
  • Easy Care:
    - The Stars and Stripes gait belts may be laundered and dried at temperatures up to 180 degrees F (82 degrees C).
    - Do not use bleach

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