At CareFlex, we have classified specialist seating into three seating levels based on an individual’s level of need and the complexity of the chair required. Use the following seating levels as a guide to establish which CareFlex chair is right for you, your client or your loved one.

 

LevelThe NeedThe ChairProduct
Mild• For circumstances where sitting is the primary posture throughout the day
• Assistance may be needed for the user to rise to standing and/or to change position
• Primary goals include comfort, independence and energy management
• Simple but supportive, offering security and stability to optimise function for activities of daily living
• Easily tailored to fit the user’s seat height, depth and width requirements to promote comfort
• Integral pressure management to reduce the risk of pressure ulcers as a result of immobility
Hydrocare

HydroTilt

HydroTilt XL

Moderate• For situations where support is needed to manage the user’s posture and pressure care needs whilst maintaining comfort, function and interaction
• Posture may be more challenging and additional support may be needed to correct or accommodate body segments
• Primary goals include postural support, pressure redistribution and stability
• Robust and adaptable, comfortably supporting the user’s posture to complete activities of daily living and to interact with their environment
• Simple and safe to operate encouraging regular repositioning either independently or with support
• Integral pressure management to reduce the risk of pressure ulcers as a result of prolonged and/or abnormal postures
HydroTilt
HydroTilt XL
SmartSeat
Complex• For cases where posture is at risk of significant decline without support as a result of the user’s disability, injury or illness
• Total support required to prevent or delay postural deterioration, encourage optimum physiological function and improve their health and wellbeing
• Primary goals include safety, postural support and optimum pressure management
• Fully adjustable and highly flexible to correct or accommodate complex postures
• Safely supports the user to engage in everyday life and improve their quality of life
• Integral pressure management to reduce the risk of pressure ulcers as a result of asymmetrical postures and unequal loading of tissues
HydroFlex
SmartSeatPro