It’s a well documented fact: lifting leads to injury. For example, patient movement tasks statistically place nursing personnel in the top percentile of the U.S. labor force for back injuries. At the same time, the person being lifted is at risk for arm and brachial plexus* type injuries as well as back injuries from being torqued or twisted. The risk of such injuries is tremendously reduced when lifting is eliminated.
No-Lift, Frictionless Transfer
The design of the BeasyTrans™ Easy Transfer Systems make it possible to apply sliding technology to a wide range of transfer and therapeutic functions in both the clinical and homecare environment. It provides users with a safe, comfortable and dignified way to transfer from bed to wheelchair, from wheelchair to commode or shower seat, to a car and back again. The circular seat gliding on a track that supports the user’s weight – up to 400 lbs. – also eliminates skin friction.
Portability Increases Independence
BeasyTrans™ Transfer Systems are totally portable and most users are able to get in and out of an automobile. For some, this may mean a greater quality of life – being able to visit friends and family or attending educational and cultural events. The systems may even allow the user to live at home while receiving outpatient care, rather than living in a long-term facility. Because the seat easily rotates 360 degrees, the systems it can also be used for range of motion exercises for hands, feet or other body parts.
Made of polymers the BeasyTrans™ is virtually maintenance free. When needed use warm water and soap to clean and wipe dry. Regular use of a disinfectant is recommended. BeasyTrans and Beasy II systems are easily disassembled for cleaning by removing the trackguard and unscrewing the nut securing the seat to the bases.
BeasyTran transfer systems often qualify for reimbursement from many insurance companies and Medicare. Please visit the BeasyTrans site for details.
* The brachial plexus is a network of nerves that conducts
signals from the spine to the shoulder, arm, and hand. Brachial
plexus injuries are caused by damage to those nerves. Symptoms
may include a limp or paralyzed arm; lack of muscle control in
the arm, hand, or wrist; and a lack of feeling or sensation in
the arm or hand. Brachial plexus injuries can occur as a
result of shoulder trauma, tumors, or inflammation. Source: