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Tips and Practical Advice for Seating Bariatric Clients

Tips and Practical Advice for Seating Bariatric Clients

When selecting mobility equipment for bariatric clients, there are a number of specific factors that are important to consider, particularly when it comes to seating.

23-07-2018 MORE


Specialist Seating Case Study - Alan's Story

Specialist Seating Case Study - Alan's Story

Alan was a 41-year-old man in a prolonged hospital stay. He was 650 pounds (294kg, 46.5 stone) and was unable to sit unaided.

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Specialist Seating Case Study - Joan's Story

Specialist Seating Case Study - Joan's Story

Joan, 89, had an aortic aneurysm, Alzheimer’s disease, osteoarthritis, and was at risk of skin breakdown and falls.

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Specialist Seating Case Study - Ben's Story

Specialist Seating Case Study - Ben's Story

Ben, 87 suffered from CVA/stroke, and had osteoarthritis. Ben had a history of pressure injuries and spent 14 hours per day in his chair.

23-11-2017 MORE


Specialist Seating Case Study - Wilma's Story

Specialist Seating Case Study - Wilma's Story

Wilma, 89, had advanced dementia and Parkinson’s disease. As a result of her complex needs, getting the correct chair was difficult.

23-11-2017 MORE


Specialist Seating Case Study - Rachel's Story

Specialist Seating Case Study - Rachel's Story

Rachel, 94, had arthritis in left knee and a history of falls. She mobilised with a walking frame and needed assistance for transfers.

22-11-2017 MORE


Specialist Seating Case Study - Valerie's Story

Specialist Seating Case Study - Valerie's Story

Valerie was an 86 year old lady with dementia and limited mobility. She spent much of the day with her arms crossed to stabilise herself in her chair.

22-11-2017 MORE


Specialist Seating Case Study - Margaret's Story

Specialist Seating Case Study - Margaret's Story

Margaret was an 81 year old lady with a history of pneumonia and had recently suffered a stroke (CVA).

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Specialist Seating Case Study - Martha's Story

Specialist Seating Case Study - Martha's Story

Martha was 84 years old with a history of COPD and had rheumatoid arthritis.

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Specialist Seating Case Study - Jack's Story

Specialist Seating Case Study - Jack's Story

Jack was a 10 year old boy who suffered from complex epilepsy, scoliosis and chronic lung disease.

22-11-2017 MORE


New Pressure Care Section Added to Website

New Pressure Care Section Added to Website

Our pressure care products are now featured on our website including mattresses, cushions and backs for wheelchairs and traditional seating.

21-06-2017 MORE


Independence Mobility Offer Chair Rental Scheme

Independence Mobility Offer Chair Rental Scheme

Independence Mobility are committed to making specialist and custom-made chairs more accessible to more people and offer a chair rental scheme.

20-04-2017 MORE


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