Patient Handling

PATIENT HANDLING

The complexities of patient handling are many and varied.

The manual handling of people is the major cause of nurse and carer injury and work cover claims.

Patient repositioning and transfer is always challenging

The use of Easy Move slide sheets reduces:

  • The degree of difficulty, when used as an aid in patient handling;
  • injury risk to nurses and carers;
  • carer stress


Easy Move slide sheets are the single most important patient handling aid to reduce the degree of difficulty during patient handling.

As efficient slide sheets are a defining safety feature in the home and workplace, patient handlers should select the most efficient and durable slide sheets available to ensure improved patient handling outcomes.