AliMed, inc. introduces the Bariatric Shifter.


AliMed, inc. introduces the Bariatric Shifter. According to the company, the shifter is a lateral shifting aid that features:

  • The ability to hold up to 600 lbs.
  • The ability to help medical staff reduce back strain from lifting and shifting patients.
  • The ability to help staff minimize the incidence of pressure ulcers in patients.
  • Construction out of heavy-duty flexible plastic that fully supports the patient while the shifter is maneuvered on uneven surfaces.
  • A high gloss finish that minimizes friction on the transfer surface.
  • Easy to clean.
  • An hourglass shape allowing for added support.
  • 14-handles along the outside of the shifter that are ergonomically correct for caretakers to transfer with less strain.
  • Dimensions of 72” long by 38” wide.
  • Availability in a purple color.

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