The Mangar ELK is an emergency lifting cushion that has been designed to provide a safe and dignified lift for those that have fallen. It is recognised as a unique manual handling aid for emergency service professionals in pressured response situations and is currently used in every ambulance in the UK.
The ELK is an innovative manual handling device designed to lift a fallen person of the floor with the support of only one person. Using the ELK, the individual can be safely lifted from the floor at the touch of a button, at the same time as minimising the risk of injury to both the emergency services professional and the fallen individual.
It is the ideal patient lifting solution for anyone who has fallen in a confined space as they can easily shuffle on to the cushion - or rolled from the recovery position if required - and then assisted to an upright seated position. What’s more – all of this is done at the touch of a button!
The ELK lifting cushion is ideal for emergency service personnel who key assistance and support when lifting in a pressurised environment, particularly where people have fallen in confined spaces such as their bedroom, bathroom or hallway. Both injured and non-injured fallen individuals can be lifted using the cushion. This could include:
The ELK is a compact, battery powered lifting cushion.
If someone falls over and they can shuffle on to the cushion or be rolled on from the recovery position and assisted to sit upright then the Elk can then be inflated at the touch of a button with someone supporting the individual from behind to bring them to a raise seated position ready to stand.
This product includes the Airflo 24 compressor.
|Maximum User Weight:||
450kg (70 stone)
|Deflated Folded Dimensions:||
62cm x 26cm x 11.5cm
Mangar Health is a member of the Winncare Group