Buyer's Guide to Wheelchair Harnesses and Belts

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 03-Mar-2020 10:00:00

Wheelchairs are helpful equipment that allows those living with disabilities, or are otherwise not as mobile as others, to go from point A to point B. However for those that live with severe disabilities, there is always the potential of falling or sliding off and that can be frustrating and distressing for both carers and users.

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Topics: electric wheelchairs, bodypoint

Things you need to know about wheelchair users

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 25-Feb-2020 14:49:58

When seeing a person sitting in wheelchair, we often think person can’t do anything or their life must be hard or they can’t socialise because they are disabled and so on. However that’s the wrong perception as people on wheelchairs are just as different from each other as we are from everybody else in the world.

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Topics: power wheelchairs, Power Mobility, electric wheelchairs

Basic Tips When Using Power Wheelchairs

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 14-May-2019 10:05:00

Electric wheelchairs are an alternative to manual wheelchairs as users can control it via controllers already installed on the unit. This allows them to not rely so much on their carers giving them confidence and independence. However, while electric wheelchairs are great, there are some tips that need to always be kept in mind to properly maintain the electric wheelchairs. Below are some basic tips on how to care for your wheelchairs.

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Topics: Power Mobility, electric wheelchairs

Basic Electric Wheelchairs Under $5K

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 19-Mar-2019 11:10:00

Electric mobility wheelchairs are useful for those that live with disability as many of them can be customised to suit the needs of the individual. Furthermore being electric it means that should the user be able to use the joystick themselves it makes them more independent.

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Topics: Power Mobility, electric wheelchairs

REQUIREMENTS FOR MOBILITY WHEELCHAIRS AND ELECTRIC SCOOTERS USAGE IN NSW

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 14-Jun-2018 11:32:00

 Motorised wheelchairs are mobility aids with two or more wheels and have a top speed of 10km/h on level ground. Mobility scooters or 'gophers' are classified as motorised wheelchairs. A motorised wheelchair does not include a wheeled recreational device such as a motor scooter, pram, stroller, trolley or any other motor-assisted machine.

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Topics: power wheelchairs, Wheelchairs, Power Mobility, electric wheelchairs, mobility scooters, electric scooters, scooters for transfer, power scooters, scooters for travelling, Mobility Equipment

Top 3 Cost Effective Wheelchairs

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 03-Apr-2018 11:05:00

When thinking about purchasing a scooter or wheelchair it’s a given that you will have to think about the price. Since all wheelchairs are different the prices will also vary with some being more expensive than others.

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Topics: aged care, electric wheelchairs

Quickie Wheelchair Range

Posted by Nicholas Sutedja on 27-Mar-2018 11:00:00

The Quickie power wheelchair range features wheelchairs that are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. It has the performance and mobility to get you where you want to go and is designed for an independent life. It also comes with a wide variety of drive bases, seating systems and control systems.

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Topics: electric wheelchairs, Quickie Wheelchairs

Introducing the AMS M12 Power Wheelchair

Posted by Kristina Magathova on 28-Jun-2017 14:03:00

Active Mobility Systems offers a wide range of powered wheelchairs. Starting from basic standard chairs to more complex custom built chairs (mid-wheel, rear-wheel, front-wheel) which are made to the order. When it comes to prescribing power equipment, our approach to each client is personal. We have numerous wheelchair brands and models which we can customise to meet any client’s specific needs and criteria.

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Topics: Wheelchairs, mid-wheel drive, electric wheelchairs

Employment Opportunity- Mobility Equipment Technician

Posted by Trevor Alderton on 04-May-2017 14:00:00
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Topics: Assistive Technology, Active Mobility Systems, electric wheelchairs

Postural Management and Seating Selection for Client with Moderate and Complex Postural Needs

Posted by Jo Shelswell on 31-Mar-2017 11:03:00
On 23rd March 2017 Joana Santiago from Medifab completed a day workshop on Postural Management and Seating Selection for Client with Moderate and Complex Postural Needs. This presentation also covered SPEX seating products, case studies and biomechanical principles of seating.
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Topics: power wheelchairs, Active Mobility Systems, Power Mobility, spex, electric wheelchairs, Seating systems, medifab