Does the gait belt have handles on the back?
Yes, there are six handles: four vertical handles on the back and one horizontal handle on each side.
Is the transfer belt with handles padded?
The gait belt itself is not padded, however, it is four inches wide to displace any pressure from being lifted and reduce localized discomfort.
Where does the excess belt go for smaller waists?
When adjusting the waist belt, the excess can hang loosely from the non-slip buckle or be tucked under to keep it out of the way.
Does the transfer belt clasp go in the back or the front?
The metal clasp should be in the front, similar to a regular belt.
I am looking to transfer someone from a wheelchair to a chair or commode, will this work for me?
Yes, the transfer belt is designed to assist in transferring non-ambulatory individuals.
Is this belt latex-free?
Yes, the belt is latex-free.
How small will the belt adjust to?
The belt is adjustable between 27” to 51”.
Is it machine washable?
Yes, the belt may be machine washed with like colors and tumble dry on low.
How wide are the padded hand loops?
The hand grips are generously sized to ensure a secure grip for any hand size.
What type of buckle does the belt have?
The buckle is made of metal and includes locking teeth to ensure the belt will not slip while in use. It also has a quick release latch.
Is the belt easy to unbuckle?
Yes! The belt has a quick release latch allowing the belt to be removed quickly and easily.