Secure and Upright, But Not Uptight

The ShellHBSling, Handicare’s most comfortable and secure sling, features a deep pocket; concave shape with adjustable headrest; and provides complete support from the tailbone, up over the head and under the legs. Multiple lift loops allows caregiver to choose between recumbent or upright lifting positions. Designed to accommodate most any practical lifting situation, especially from recumbent positions on the bed or floor.


Product Details


  • Compatible with two- or four-point suspension bars
  • Color-Coded Sizes – each size sling has its own trim color. Simple to identify and sort.
  • Adjustable Headrest – personalized fit and support for the patient.
  • Multiple Lift Loops – allows caregiver to choose between recumbent or upright seating posture. More flexibility for a variety of lifting scenarios.
  • Divided Leg Supports – easy for the caregiver to apply and remove with multiple support options that make patients feel secure in sling without risk of sliding out (optional on polyester net)
  • Upright Seat Posture – ergonomic position for caregiver interaction with patient
  • Removable Plastic Stays – provides extra stability for head support
  • Guide Handles – allows caregiver a firm grip on the sling to maneuver as necessary while patient is seated
  • Low Friction Polyester – durable to resist damage and able to withstand high temperature laundering with a smooth surface that is easy to wipe clean and promotes easy transfer when sliding the sling underneath the patient
  • Engineered for patients weighing up to 660 lbs (300 kg)
  • Available in sizes XXS – XXL


AdjustmentLoop: an extension strap mainly used to extend the sling’s lift straps to the desired length

StrapsPadding: soft padding for the lift straps of a sling

SoftLegSupport: extra soft leg supports for pressure-sensitive users

LoopTag: for marking the sling loops that should be used for a specific user

SlingBelt: provides the user with an extra sense of security

NameTag: for the labeling of slings, belts and other assistive devices

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