"The care home where my father lives have confirmed it is all fine and they are very pleased with the Qimova Wheelchair – Mum and my brother’s family are off to see Dad on Monday and hopefully he will be sat in the garden – a huge uplift for all of us, so great to see him outside his room. He was a wonderful gardener and just being outside will be a treat."
How to use the HydroFlex Chair
Setting up a Careflex HydroFlex chair is quite straightforward. Below are some of the guidelines you can follow:
Seat Height of the Careflex HydroFlex Chair
The height of the seat will depend on the user’s needs. If the user is in a position to stand, it would help if you adjusted the seat so that their feet can touch the floor to reduce pressure that could be exerted on the user’s thighs.
The right width and the most recommended one is that which can support the pelvic stability because it can always centrally align the spine. It is also important to note that you will need to allow for some space in which the user can adjust their position whenever they want to.
You must ensure that you are preventing sacral sitting by all means by ensuring that your user weight is distributed evenly. Set the depth and make sure that the patient’s back rests on the back cushion.
The recline is important because it will help to adjust the user’s hips. You can adjust to an upright position if the patient is eating. When the patient is resting, be sure to recline the back angle.
It is always recommended that you lower the foot rest before the user can move from the chair. Additionally, you can always elevate the leg rest depending on your patient’s needs.
It makes the patient stable and secure while distributing their weight evenly in the chair. Before you move the chair, make sure that your patient knows that you are moving the chair.
It is important that you regularly inspect the HydroFlex rehabilitation to see if there are any damages or repairs needed. Below is how you can do that:
Things to Keep in Mind
- Prevent dampness of HydroFlex by placing the chair in a dry place
- Avoid exposing the chair to direct sunlight
- Regularly clean the chair to avoid stains
- Make sure thatHydroFlex batteries are charged regularly
- Ambulant and non-ambulant
- Individuals with Cerebral Palsy
- People with high dependence
- Individuals with motor neurone disease multiple sclerosis
- Individuals with care motor neurone disease
- People with Multiple Sclerosis
- Hospital wards
- By people with muscle weakness
- Rehabilitation centers
- Patients with spinal cord injury
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