The Bari-suit, a bariatric training suit, which will help nursing staff develop the specific skills required to safely and effectively manage bariatric patients, by allowing them to practice techniques using realistic scenarios within a safe environment.
Designed to be worn by nursing staff during training sessions the bari-suit comprises of 3 realistic body sections (arms, torso and legs) which allow the wearer to experience first-hand the mobility restrictions an obese patient faces on a daily basis, whilst providing their colleagues with a pseudo bariatric patient to practise moving and handling techniques without endangering themselves.
The bari-suit mimics the proportions, shape and movement of a bariatric patient ensuring that it is particularly useful for staff training of patient transfers and correct use of moving and handling equipment.
- can alternate between 2 different shapes
- simulates the challenges faced by bariatric patients
- filled with a mixture of beads and padding
Available for Purchase and Rental
|Simulates the proportions, size and shape of a bariatric patient||Allows staff to practise and develop vital skills in the management of obese patients without facing the multiple weight related risks.|
|Realistic weight distribution||Assists staff training of patient transfers and correct use of moving and handling equipment.|
|One size fits all||All staff can experience bariatric moving and handling from a patients perspective.|
|Machine washable||Ensures it can be efficiently cleaned between uses.|
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