The ELK is an emergency safe patient lifting cushion that has been designed to provide a dignified lift for anyone in a medical setting that may have fallen. It is a recognised lifting aid used across NHS facilities in the UK and is considered a unique manual handling aid for all professionals in a medical setting.
The ELK safe patient manual handling equipment is designed with the healthcare professional in mind, protecting them from the risk of back injury when lifting. The ELK is for single handed care and the fallen person can be quickly and safely lifted from the floor - all at the touch of a button.
It is the ideal lifting solution for anyone who has fallen in a confined space, such as a hospital bathroom. The fallen – and possibly injured – person can shuffle on to the ELK cushion and then assisted to sit upright by a healthcare professional. Once inflated the cushion allows the person to settle into a comfortable raised seated position and has them ready to stand in minutes.
The ELK lifting cushion is ideal for medical professional providing a key aid in aid for lifting in a pressurised environment, and particularly where people have fallen in confined spaces such as bathrooms or hallways. It is suitable for injured and non-injured individuals, including:
The ELK is particularly compact and lightweight (weighing only 3.6 kgs/8 lbs).
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