What is a Sara Stedy transfer aid?

What is a Sara Stedy transfer aid?

Arjo Sara Stedy – a versatile alternative to a wheelchair. The Stedy is ideal for toilet transfers, and can be used to reduce the amount of equipment needed and the number of carers involved. It promotes safe, efficient transfers giving staff and users confidence.

Can a Sara Stedy be used by one carer?

Sara Stedy can support early mobility initiatives by encouraging patients to be active during sitting to standing transfers. Sara Stedy enables a single caregiver to assist sit-to-stand tasks for patients of different sizes and clinical assessments.

Do you move the Sara Stedy with legs open?

Important Safety Directions Always maneuver the Sara Stedy by using the handles. Do not push on the legs. Ensure that you are prepared before attempting to transfer a patient.

Are there different sizes of Sara Stedy?

The Sara Stedy is available in Standard and Compact sizes, to suit users of different heights. The Compact is suitable for users from 1.38m to 1.72m in height. The Standard is suitable for users from 1.49m to 1.93m in height.

Can you use a stand aid on your own?

Stand aids are very useful for the elderly (who have balance issues or have lost the strength to stand up independently), people with disabilities, or people who have limited mobility for other reasons. Stand aids can be used by both care givers and the patients themselves.

How much does a Sara Stedy cost?

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How far can you transfer someone on a Sara Stedy?

Arjo Sara Stedy is an enhanced patient transfer aid for a range of environments

Max Safe Working Load: Sara Stedy: 182kg (400lbs) | SS Compact: 182kg (400lbs)
User Height Range: Sara Stedy: 149-193cm (4’11”-6’6″) | SS Compact: 138-172cm (4’6″-5’8″)
Weight: Sara Stedy: 29.4kg (64.82lbs) | SS Compact: 28.3kg (62.5lbs)

How do you use Sara Stedy stand Aid?

Approach patient, open seat flaps, open chassis legs and place the patient’s feet on the footboard. Position Sara Stedy; apply castor brakes; raise patient with the help of the integrated handlebar; swivel seat flaps into position. Release the brakes and proceed with the transfer.

How much does Sara Stedy cost?

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Is it illegal for one person to use a hoist?

When using a hoist, whether that’s in a hospital, care home, school or at home, it’s important to know whether it can be used by one person. In general, ceiling hoists can be used by one person if it is described as a single-user hoist.

Are drag lifts illegal?

The strict answer is ‘no’, there are no moving and handling techniques that have been specifically banned by legislation. However there are moving and handling handling techniques that are highly controversial and are banned in most modern care environments.

Who can use Sara Stedy?

Designed for patients 149-193 cm (4’11”-6’6”) tall and weighing up to 182 kg (400 lb). up to 182 kg (400 lb).

Do you put brakes on Sara Stedy?

Position the Sara Stedy in front of Mrs X and put both brakes on. If required, the legs of the machine can be widened by using the central pedals.

Can I hoist myself?

Realistically, you can use a hoist by yourself, but if you’re working for a company where there’s a two-person policy, then you should make sure you do it in a pair.

Can you leave a hoist sling under a patient?

Generally, slings are not left underneath a patient. Any decision to do this must be based on assessment and documented. Staff should seek advice on choice of sling in such cases and should try to resolve reasons for leaving a sling in situ, for example by a change of chair type.

Why is drag lift controversial?

The Drag Lift It could be used to lift someone up the bed, support to a standing position or to lift off the floor. THis lift puts strain on the patient’s shoulders, transfers strain to the lumbar region of eth carers back and could create shear forces damaging to the skin.

Can one person use a stand aid?

Can one person use a standing aid? Yes, there is no legal requirement or recommendation regarding the number of people who can use a stand aid. In the case of non-mechanised aids, they can easily be used by a single person. Some devices, however, will require at least one care giver to assist the user.

How far can you travel on a Sara Stedy?

Do you need 2 carers to use a hoist?

It’s not a legal requirement for two people to use a hoist. It’s worth noting that some track hoist systems require two carers to operate the hoist for safety reasons, and some companies and care providers state that it is their policy that staff only hoist a patient when there are two carers available to do so.

What are the 3 main checks you must routinely perform on a sling?

5 Steps to Safer Slings

  • Check your Risk Assessment: Ensure that the patient’s risk assessment is up-to-date and risks are fully identified.
  • Sling Fabric: Check the slings for any tears, rips or holes in the fabric.
  • Sling Loops:
  • Safe Working Load Label:
  • Is the sling fitted correctly?

Is a drag lift illegal?

Is it OK to use a drag lift to move an individual?

It often means grabbing a person under the armpits and hoiking them into a sitting position in bed. Unprofessional carers use drag lifting every day. Drag lifting should never be done. It’s dangerous and can result in serious injuries.