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Guide for Finding the Best Head Position for Your Client

Guide for Finding the Best Head Position for Your Client

27/09/2021

Even though we are taught that seating and positioning begins at the pelvis, it is common for people to attempt to reposition a client's head and/or the head support equipment the moment they see the client's head not perfectly positioned at midline. Head supports and components of head supports are important pieces of the seating system puzzle. It is essential that the proper time and considerations are given to selecting these items as a part of the evaluation process. This guide is intended to help complex rehabilitation technology (CRT) provision teams with finding the best position, and subsequently the best equipment, for a client's head.

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Guide to Memory Seat Programming

Guide to Memory Seat Programming

02/08/2021

The benefits and clinical application of being able to program the end positions of each power seat function angle to create a unique "position" or posture for the client that can be achieved by a push of a button and/or the joystick was reviewed in the Memory Seat Functions Education in Motion resource. In order to allow users to take full advantage of the ability to personalize the memory seating feature available on QUICKIE power wheelchairs with the CxSM module, it is important that the client's wheelchair service provider or clinician program each position individually. This guide provides an easy-to-follow process for memory seat programming.

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Memory Seat Functions

Memory Seat Functions

05/07/2021

When considering power seat functions, it is important to consider all of the functional activities and tasks that a person needs to perform on a regular basis. Power seat functions and the setup of actuators means that we can program the chair to support and enable function in almost any task. "Memory seat functions" allow the client to program the end positions of each power seat function angle - creating a unique "position" or posture for the client that can be achieved by a push of a button and/or the joystick. The best part about this process is that they can be set up or changes quickly and easily by the therapist through the use of a single switch.

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Guide to R-Net Bluetooth

Guide to R-Net Bluetooth

25/06/2020

Smart technology has revolutionized the way people interact with their environment and complete everyday tasks. Bluetooth® plays a key role in opening up the world of smart technology for individuals who utilize Quickie power wheelchairs. This simple-to-follow guide provides instructions for enabling the Bluetooth feature on Quickie power wheelchairs that are equipped with the appropriate options and pairing a wheelchair with various pieces of smart technology.

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Can powered wheelchairs really support 24 hour positioning?

Can powered wheelchairs really support 24 hour positioning?

01/11/2019

Is a separate static seat the best answer to daytime postural management? Sometimes. But, sometimes the seating functions of modern high specification powered wheelchairs can meet a client’s postural management needs. Where powered seating is a suitable option for primary seating throughout the day, the client can achieve additional benefits of less transfers, more independence and a reduction in the overall amount of equipment in a home environment.In this printable PDF infographic, one of the members of Sunrise Medical UK’s clinical team shows how current clinical guidelines can support the use of powered seating to meet postural management needs. 

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