Opera® Universal High Sling


Opera® Universal High Sling

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The Opera® Universal High Sling is a multi- purpose sling with head support. The sling is designed for lifting high dependency patients in a variety of situations. The Universal High has been developed for hoists/lifters with a Dynamic Positioning System (DPS) and is available with clip fixings only.


A multi-purpose material that is easy to apply, slides easily and dries quickly after washing.


A cushioned, breathable material that conforms to user body shape. Can be used for bathing and in-situ.


A very fine, lightweight material designed for in-situ slings. Can be used with moulded chairs.


A highly porous material ideally suited for bathing and showering patients.

Max Safe Working Load:



Polyester 400kg 882 lbs
Spacer 300kg 661lbs
Parachute 200kg 441lbs
Mesh 300kg 661lbs

Available Sizes (mm):





Small (S) 480-560mm 500mm 520mm 310mm
Medium (M) 600-700mm 550mm 580mm 410mm
Large (L) 740-820mm 670mm 640mm 410mm
Extra Large (XL) 800-900mm 710mm 670mm 410mm

Measuring instructions:

  • A: from middle of arm, round the back, to middle of other arm
  • B: from mid scapula (top of shoulders) to coccyx
  • C: from top of knee, round inside thigh, under buttocks, to coccyx
  • D: from mid scapula (top of shoulders) to top of crown

Pro Tip: For most accurate results measure B + C together, then keeping the tape in the same place measure just B and subtract it from the total to give the value of C

Suitability in Use:

Loops lifters (L) No
Clips lifters (C) Yes
Amputees above the knee No
Bilateral below the knee amputees Yes
Limited head and neck control Yes
In-situ/All day use (Parachute/Spacer fabric) Yes
Toileting use No

Transfer Types:

Transfers from supine Yes
Transfers to supine Yes
Transfers from seated Yes
Transfers to seated Yes
Transfers from floor (semi-recumbent)* Yes

*With suitable hoisting equipment

Orders over £75 = Free Shipping

Orders under £75 = £7.95 +VAT

All orders for stock items will be delivered Next Day* by courier if placed before 3pm.

*Next Day Delivery applies to next working day and excludes weekends

Install of beds, hoists and other larger items = £99

2-Man Equipment Installation can be carried out within 4-7 working days (excluding weekends)

Select Shipping Method & Install requirements at checkout.

For specific delivery & install information, please contact 0333 222 8584

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