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Hip’Safe is the first wearable airbag that protects seniors from hip fractures in case of fall down. When a fall is detected, both airbags deploy above the hips before the impact with the ground.
The device is 100% automatic.
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Complete belt :
Hip’Safe includes : a belt ( with the electronic system and the airbag) + 2 covers + 1 gaz generator (already installed) + 1 battery charger
Hip’Safe covers included are black, you will be able to buy extra covers with other colors soon.
Comfort & Size :
Hip’Safe is light and ergonomic : it fits perfectly above the hips. In less than 5 minutes, people forget that they are wearing it.
3D mesh for comfort and breathability
Airbag in ultra strong nylon.
Anti-sweating and light clothing
Never keep the belt fasten when not wearing it.
Only the cover is washable.
2 x 8L
Can I use Hip’Safe for doing sport ?
No, the device is not adapted for practicing any sports. Hip’Safe was developed to protect the elderly on their daily activities at home ( in the living room, in the kitchen …) or outside (going for a walk, going to the supermarket, gardening …)
Can I use Hip’Safe if I have degeneratives diseases such as Alzheimer or Parkinson ?
Yes but be careful, the functions of the belt should be understood by the user. If the belt is not used properly, there are risks of unexpected inflation. If you have one of these diseases, we strongly recommend to be always with a carer when you wear the belt.
Can I use Hip’Safe if I am less than 60 years old ?
There is no limit age to use Hip’Safe, it will depend on your level of mobility. However, it is important to keep in mind that the device ‘s algorithm has been developed according to the motion of people aged above 60 years old with balance and mobility troubles.
Can I use Hip’Safe in addition to my can or walker ?
Of course ! Hip’Safe can be worn alone but also in addition to other mobility aids. The objective is to protect the elderly in case of fall but also to give more confidence and safety to the elderly when they move.
Can I use Hip’Safe in a wheel chair ?
Hip’Safe is not adapted for wheel chair uses because it won’t inflate well when the person is seated.
Can I use Hip’Safe in a nursing home ?
Yes of course ! With the help and the approval of the care takers. They can contact us if they need some advice to use the device properly.
Can I use Hip’Safe at home ?
Yes of course ! However the help of a carer (a relative or a care taker) could be necessary for the first use and to reuse the belt after a fall.