Posey Gait Belts are the perfect solution for patients/residents requiring ambulation assistance. Constructed of sturdy cotton, these Gait Belts help prevent caregiver back injuries and makes transfer or ambulation of patients convenient and safe. Plus all models come with a specially designed nickel-plated , metal buckles that offer reduced friction on the cotton webbing for durability and maximum strength. Posey Gait Belts are also produced in many different colors and patterns.
Check the table below to choose a color and pattern:
Emroidered Southwest Theme
Heavy Duty Webbing
with Green Design Pattern
Stars and Stripes
Seasonal Belts are
Each belt is available in two sizes:
- Standard: 54" L x 2" W (Fits Waist Sizes: 24"-51")
- Long: 70" L x 2" W (Fits Waist Sizes: 53" x 70")
Note: Please specify standard or long when ordering. All long belts have an "L" at the end of the product SKU (i.e. POS6524L_ea). The belt is secured around the waist of the patient and held by the caregiver (look below for 4 step instructions to attach the Posey Gait Belt)
NOTE: Fasten all buckles to minimize damage during wash and dry cycles. Close hook and loop fasteners before washing to prevent lint build-up. Use stiff metal brush to clean hook material after washing. Test hook and loop adhesion before use, and discard Belt if hook and loop does not hold securely. During the washing process metal buckles could bend and quick-release buckles could crack or break. Do not put buckles through extractors. Always ensure that all buckles are in good working order and are not cracked or broken before each use.
NOTE: THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO BE USED AS A RESTRAINT!
The Posey Company and VitalityMedical recommends that the user of this product check and follow its facility's written procedures for approved assisted walking, lifting, and/or transfer procedures.
Contraindications include, but are not limited to:
Patients with ostomy, colostomy, G-tubes, Hernias, severe Cardio Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), as well as those with post-surgery incisions, or fitted with monitoring equipment, tubes or lines that might be compromised by the pressure or the rubbing against a Gait Belt. Never apply a Gait Belt if there is any compromise of safety or indication of inappropriateness to the patient or caregiver.
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