Obesity Simulation Suit

Do you want to brush up your skills to safely care for larger-sized patients?

The Obesity Simulation Suit allows nursing staff to develop the specialist skills required to safely manage a bariatric patient. It will help you to simulate realistic scenarios in bariatric care and you can experience how movements are influenced by weight.




The Obesity Simulation Suit is a training aid to be worn by nursing and medical staff during manual handling education sessions.
Allows the staff to practice realistically without endangering themselves with excessive lifting.

  • Suit is comprised of 3 realistic body sections (arms, torso and legs). Has additional attachments that enable users to alternate between the 2 different shapes of a bariatric patient, an ‘apple’ and a ‘pear.
  • Staff will gain more insight into the larger over-sized patient, which can often help prevent future prejudices of obesity.
  • The suit helps to empathise more with the Bariatric Patient.
  • Staff will experience how mobility is affected by weight.

Cleaning and Maintenace:

  • Machine washable at 30 degrees (Celsius)


  • Approx 15Kgs


  • Outside: 98% polyester / 2% elastane
    Filling: 100% polyester.

    Obesity Simulation Suit

    Obesity Simulation Suit – User Manual_compressed

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