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Skil-Care Pinstripe White Gait Belt

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Item# Description Pkg reward$ Price Blank
Item #: 252010
60" L, Standard Webbing
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$11.49
$7.65

Skil-Care Pinstripe White Gait Belt is made of two inches wide strong cotton webbing. It makes lifting, ambulation, and transfer easier and reduces the caregivers exposure to back injury. It is not to be used as a safety restraint in the wheelchair, chairs of any kind, or in bed. This gait belt is durable, completely launderable and effectively reduce the possibility of patient falls staff back injury. The nylon belts wipe clean and are not fluid absorbent.

Skil-Care Pinstripe Gait Belt Features

  • Provides caregivers with a surface to grab when helping patients ambulate or transfer
  • Additional supports helps reduce the risk of caregiver back injuries
  • Provides lifting and walking assistance
  • Durable 2”-wide belt with a 60”L
  • Easy to hand clean or launder

What to buy with 252010 Pinstripe White Gait Belt

Uses of Skil-Care Gait Belt

  • The Gait Belt is intended for use when lifting, ambulating or transferring patients.
  • It is not to be used as a safety restraint in the wheelchair, chairs of any kind, or in bed.

How to use a Gait Belt?

  1. Place belt around patient’s waist only.
  2. Do not place belt around patient’s chest.
  3. Secure buckle by threading metal-tipped end through buckle hinge, over teeth, and through slot at back of buckle.
  4. Make certain that belt fits snugly.
  5. Leave enough room so that you can get both hands around webbing.
  6. Grasp belt at patient’s back and patient’s right or left side.
  7. It is recommended that a right-handed caregiver place his/her right hand at the patient’s back and left hand at patient’s left side.
  8. Left-handed caregivers should do the opposite.
  9. To achieve your most secure grip slide hands upwards under the belt with palms facing away from patient.
  10. Grasp belt webbing securely. securely

How to wash Skil-Care Gait Belt?

  • This device may be laundered and dried at temperatures up to 180OF (82OC)
  • Bleaching is not recommended
  • Do not place Gait Belt in a water extractor as it will crush the buckle


Note: Before ambulating, transferring or lifting patient be certain that you have the physical capability or supporting that patient. This is especially important if the patient is large or very heavy. If necessary, two caregivers may be required for patient safety

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