The Bed Roller Sheet is helpful for turning people in bed, and various other manoeuvres. It is very popular when caring for someone at home.
- Move a Patient up or across a bed
- Sit a Patient up in bed
- Turn a Patient in bed
- Help a Patient get out of bed without holding the Patient’s body, arms or legs, and without Carers having to lift.
The Bed Roller Sheet can be either:
- Removed after each use.
- Left under a Patient. The Patient, bed sheets and incontinence pad can all be turned at the same time. This means it is always easy to use, with minimum disturbance to the Patient.
Webbing handles are sewn down the sides, spaced approximately 27cm / 10.5″ apart. This product uses a strong nylon material.
Various sizes are available.
Also consider the Slide & Turn Sheet, which may be a good alternative.
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Wash up to 80°C (176°F). Air dry in the shade, or tumble dry on a cool setting, ensuring the drum is cool. Ensure the product is dry before using or storing.
The International Standard ISO/TR 12296:2012 – Ergonomics – Manual handling of people in the healthcare sector gives some guidance on the use of this product.
General Manual Handling Warning: Manual Handling products are designed to assist carers to help patients. They will not make the carer stronger or fitter, but with correct training and use of the products, should make manual handling easier and safer for both staff and patients. When training, practise with an able-bodied colleague. If any procedure is not comfortable or is difficult and puts the carer or patient in a dangerous position, the participants should call out to stop the manoeuvre, recover and recommence. Never jeopardise your health by straining, twisting or being incorrectly positioned when manual handling. Always select the most appropriate equipment for the patient’s current condition and if in doubt, use mechanical equipment. Ask your Manual Handling adviser for individual guidance.
What is the difference between a Bed Roller Sheet and a Bed Slide Sheet?
The Bed Slide Sheets are simple pieces of rectangular material which are designed to be removed when not in use. The Bed Roller Sheets can be left under the patient (i.e. under the draw sheet), removing the need to log-roll the patient every time the sheet is used. Also, the Bed Roller Sheet allows for more manual handling techniques than the Bed Slide Sheets. The handles sewn down each side make this easier too.
The sheets are losing their slipperiness. What can I do?
If the Bed Roller Sheet appears to have less slip than normal, both surfaces can be sprayed with a silicone spray. We recommend Helmar H 4000. Spray outside over grass, so the overspray does not make any walkways slippery.