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Swift Full Length 4Way Swift Slider Patient Positioning Sheet

  • Sliding positioning aid for standard and bariatric applications
  • Full-length design ideal for improved control in movement
  • Reduces risk of caregivers experiencing neck, shoulder and back injuries
  • Low-friction design helps improve patient comfort during use


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Brand:  Swift

Swift Full Length 4Way Swift Slider Patient Positioning Sheet

Manually moving patients in bed tends to put physical strain on caregivers, which in turn increases their risk of suffering from an injury to the neck, shoulders or back. The Swift Full Length 4Way Swift Slider Patient Positioning Sheet is full length in design to improve control while handling, which allows caregivers to safely and easily perform handling tasks with minimal physical strain.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Full length sliding sheet for positioning patients
  • Reduces risk of injury to the neck, shoulder and back of caregivers
  • Moves in four directions for turning and moving patients
  • Suitable for standard and bariatric applications
  • Made with a blue backing for easy differentiation from other sheets
  • Cost-effective low-friction repositioning aid for improved safety
  • Ideal for patients requiring assistance with bed mobility
  • Remains in situ to assist with repositioning and turning in bed
  • Thin profile doesn't impair performance of pressure redistribution mattresses
  • Can remain on the bed and tucked in when not required
  • Offers comfort and dignity to the patient during use

Ideal for Use with a Swift Base Sheet

The Full Length 4Way Slider Sheet is effective by itself, but is ideally used in conjunction with one of our Swift base sheets. Please click on the links below to find out more information about each:

Usage Guidelines for the Swift Slider

Please follow these instructions or watch the video below to properly and more effectively use the Swift 4Way Slider Sheet. The sheet should be used with a caregiver on either side of the bed.

  1. Place the brakes of the bed on.
  2. Place pillow at the head of the bed above the patient to avoid accidental head injury.
  3. Place the Swift slider on the bed, with the low-friction blue panel facing the mattress.
  4. Position the patient centrally on the white surface of the slider.
  5. Lower the side rails and raise the bed to almost elbow height of the shortest caregiver.
  6. Each caregiver should hold the positioning aid with two hands: one at shoulder height and one at hip height.
  7. Gather the sheet as close as possible to the patient's body and reposition by laterally shifting body weight.
  8. Once successfully repositioned, smooth out the sliding sheet and tuck flaps securely under the mattress.

Learn More About the Sliding Sheet

Find out more about how to use the Swift Sliding Sheet by watching the video below. This positioning aid is an excellent way of reducing staff injuries.

Care Instructions

In line with infection control guidelines, the Swift sheets should be washed prior to use. This also ensures an optimum fit for the first use.

Washing Instructions

  • Please treat these sheets as a synthetic and therefore use a standard cycle for synthetic fabrics
  • Suitable for use in a continuous batch washer (CBW)
  • Maximum main wash temperature: 90°C (65 - 71°C or above achieves thermal disinfection)
  • It is advised that the load should be around 85 - 90% of the washer capacity for washing and drying
  • In washer extractors, use a reverse temperature wash process to avoid thermal shock or creasing
  • Operating the final rinse at around 40°C facilitates faster evaporation rates during tumbling
  • Please wash as 100% polyester or 50/50 polyester/cotton

Drying Instructions

  • Please note that exact settings will vary by dryer
  • As a guideline, dryers should be able to dry a load in 20 to 30 minutes at a medium to high heat (including a cool down time of approximately five minutes)
  • Please remove the load as soon as the dry cycle is completed to avoid over drying

Materials of the Swift Slider Sheet

  • Surface: WhooTex
  • Backing (Blue): Low-friction material

Technical Specifications

  • Dimensions (WxL): 72 x 78.7" (183 x 200cm)

Please note that this Swift Slider Sheet is full length in design and features a blue backing, so it will differ slightly to that pictured. This listing is for the Swift Full Length 4Way Swift Slider Sheet for Patient Positioning ONLY and does not include the pictured hospital bed or base sheet. It is strongly advised that this sheet is not used for lifting.

This Item Is Not Returnable On Grounds Of Hygiene

Please note, Medical Supplies is dedicated to maintaining the highest levels of hygiene for all of its products and for this reason this item is non-refundable and non-returnable if unsuitable or unwanted on grounds of hygiene.

If you have any questions regarding this returns policy, please contact our Medical Supplies Customer Care Team on 020 7501 0593 for further details.

Delivery Information

The Swift Full Length 4Way Swift Slider Patient Positioning Sheet is usually dispatched via First Class Royal Mail and delivery should be within 1 to 3 working days.

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