Safety and Product Care

Floatsation Instructions for use

Floatsation is a device to enable everyone to enjoy floating on water and at the same time developing aquatic skills while in the water. It is not a swim device.

The following should always be observed.

Its is recommended that this device should be used in conjunction with appropriately qualified staff.

How to use Floatsation.

Getting on

  • This device has been designed to be used on the surface of water only; it should first be placed in the water before anyone gets on it.
  • Then holding onto the devised the person should either be placed on it or it can be slipped under the person with help from others.
  • You can also get on it by just pulling it down under you and laying back on it.

 

Getting Off

  • The people can either sit-up and allow the device to support them in a sitting position before standing or being help to stand.
  • The person can be hosted direct off the Floatsation Aid with the use of a sling being placed between them and the Floatsation aid.
  • You can not host them on the Floatsation Aid into the air.
  • Floatsation Aid are not Slings.
  • The device can then be held on to enable them to use it as a steadying device before moving away.

 

Training:

To get the best use out of Floatsation then it is recommended that you book on to a Floatsation Training course which is CPD linked as well. For more information on Floatsation training course then please go to our web site https://floatsation.com/product/floatsation-training-courses/

Moving and Handling

  • Floatsation should not be used as a moving, lifting or handling device in or out of water.

 

Health and Safety

  • Floatsation devices should be rinsed in clean water after use. If you feel it necessary, a Micobacterial solution can be used for a higher level of hygiene
  • Floatsation devices should not be used as a lifesaver and should be used in conjunction with appropriately qualified staff.
  • Not to be used in open water.

 

24-month Warranty

The Floatsation devices carry a 24-month Guarantee from date of order against manufacturing defects when used in accordance with these instruction.

Floatsation Safety and Product Care Instructions.

Floatsation is a completely unique swimming aid.

Please read this information carefully before using your Floatsation product and retain for future reference.

Follow these instructions to avoid drowning or potentially serious injury.

  • Enjoy safely. The Floatsation product is not a lifesaving device.
  • Use only in shallow water, within the depth of the user. Never use in open water.
  • For use under supervision by a trained adult.
  • Never allow diving/jumping onto this product.
  • Do not leave in or near water when not in use.
  • To be used in water only. Avoid contact with hard or abrasive surfaces which may damage the unit.
  • Never store any items on top of the unit.

 

BEFORE EACH USE please complete the following checks:

  • Make sure the netting and all stitching is intact, with no loose threads or abrasions.
  • Make sure the balls are free from holes, cracks or indentations.
  • Make sure no foreign items are lodged on or within Floatsation

 

DURING USE please be aware of the following:

  • Users of Floatsation must be supervised by a trained adult always. It should be recognised that every user is individual and the method of use of the product will depend on the needs and abilities of the individual. Use of the product should always be in accordance with the advice of trained personnel.
  • Special care and attention should be exercised when lifting users on and off the unit, or when any user adopts the ‘face down’ position on the product.

 

The rules of the establishment in which Floatsation is used must be followed always. Always obey any instructions given by the lifeguard on duty. In private pools the supervising adult must take a responsible approach, exercising common sense always.

Floatsation is a completely unique special needs swimming aid.

Please read this information carefully before using your Floatsation product and retain for future reference.

Follow these instructions to avoid drowning or potentially serious injury.

  • Enjoy safely. The Floatsation product is not a lifesaving device.
  • Use only in shallow water, within the depth of the user.
  • Never use in open water.
    For use under supervision by a trained adult.
  • Never allow diving/jumping onto this product.
  • Do not leave in or near water when not in use.
  • To be used in water only. Avoid contact with hard or abrasive surfaces which may damage the unit.
  • Never store any items on top of the unit.

 

BEFORE EACH USE please complete the following checks:

  • Make sure the netting and all stitching is intact, with no loose threads or abrasions.
  • Make sure the balls are free from holes, cracks or indentations.
  • Make sure no foreign items are lodged on or within Floatsation

DURING USE please be aware of the following:

  • Users of Floatsation must be supervised by a trained adult at all times. It should be recognised that every user is individual and the method of use of the product will depend on the needs and abilities of the individual. Use of the product should always be in accordance with the advice of trained personnel.
  • Special care and attention should be exercised when lifting users on and off the unit, or when any user adopts the’face down’ position on the product.
  • The rules of the establishment in which Hydobility is used must be followed at all times. Always obey any instructions given by the lifeguard on duty. In private pools the supervising adult must take a responsible approach, exercising common sense at all times.

 

AFTER USE please follow these instructions to prolong the life of your unit.

  • Rinse the product carefully under a cold shower to remove all chemicals. Floatsation devices should be rinsed in clean water after use. If you feel it necessary, a Micobacterial solution can be used for a higher level of hygiene.
  • Allow to drain before storing in any bag or container. Place a towel in the bottom of any container to absorb excess moisture during transit.
  • Remove from container as soon as possible for a sufficient period of time to allow the unit to dry completely before re-storing until next use.

Floatsation can enable everyone to have fun in the water in a safe and confident way. It provides the user/users to have fun while still allowing the user to develop.

  • Confidence
  • Independence
  • Aquatic Skills
  • Water awareness
  • Spatial awareness
  • Team Skills
  • Relaxation in water
  • General relaxation
  • Safe exercise in water for all abilities and ages
  • Increase Self Esteem
Designed for
  • SAFETY
  • STABILITY
  • FUN FOR ALL
  • EXERCISE
  • RELAXATION
  • THERAPY
  • ALL ABILITIES
  • ALL AGES
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