CLINICAL SEATING SYSTEMS designed for pressure care and comfort
REQUEST YOUR FREE CLINICIAN’S SEATING HANDBOOK
This practical guide to seating is written by Martina Tierney, OT, and used in academia, in clinical practice and with caregivers around the world to guide their practices around specialist seating.
The handbook contains:
- Providing practical tips on performing seating assessments.
- Your go-to guide for supporting various spinal presentations.
- An extended guide to seating bariatric and paediatric patients.
- Information on the new staging guidelines for pressure injuries.
- Expanded, detailed patient case studies.
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Occupational Therapy Specialist Seating Chairs
Each person has their preference for the kind of chair that they like to sit in. Our height and weight are just two factors that need to be taken into consideration to achieve optimal comfort. For those that are undergoing occupational therapy, a chair means so much more and requires a great deal more consideration.
While fully functional people can change seating as they please or move or adjust their position, those with mobility issues, or who are confined to just one chair all day unless they are assisted must have their personal needs catered to.
Specialist Seating for Occupational Therapy Patients
At Seating Matters, we are occupational therapy specialists that have three decades of world-class knowledge under our belts. We look at a chair and see the potential that it has for patients of this nature, instead of viewing it as just a piece of furniture. Over the past few decades, we have worked tirelessly to realise a series of chairs that are tailor-made to address the common and secondary complications and problems that are so often experienced by those in occupational therapy.
What You Can Expect from Our Superior occupational therapy Chair Solutions
One of the most important aspects of any specialist seating solutions for occupational therapy is that it is easy to use. While there are plenty of chairs on the market that have one or more features that help promote a better standard of accessibility, we seek to encompass everything a person will need into one exceptional product.
Push handles, swivel castors, removable arms, patient lift accessibility and forward tilt are just some of the features that come as standard that ensure your patients a more comfortable experience. What’s more, all of our chairs can be adjusted without necessitating the use of tools within a minute. We consider the needs of the patient as well as the needs of the caregiver. Ultimately, a seat that is difficult to use hampers both the comfort of the patient and the ability of the carer to do their work to the best of their ability.
Our Occupational Therapy Chair Designed to Deliver Highest Standards
Here at Seating Matters, great design means little to us unless it can pass the stringent testing process that we put each of our products through. We have invested in an in-house testing facility that affords us the chance to control the quality of our seating solutions. We replicate the use of all chairs over a 10-year life cycle, undertaking rigorous testing to ensure that once one of our products leaves the facility, it is built to last and deliver the highest standards achievable.
Our confidence in the occupational therapy chair solutions that we manufacture is such that each one comes with a 7-year frame warranty. We want our customers to be comfortable, but we also want them to have the peace of mind that their chair is reliable, durable and will provide them with years of comfort.
Request a Free Clinician’s Seating Handbook Today
Pressure management, postural management and mobility are three of the key features that we seek to enhance in each product that we create. Our extensive research and development afford us specialist insights into how best to craft a seating solution that achieves all of these while negating the burden of effort. Martina Tierney has written a clinician’s seating handbook that is yours to request for free and will provide you with practical tips, case studies, information and guides to seating solutions for many different patient types.
So, if you are looking for specialist seating for occupational therapy purposes, you have found one of Australia’s leading providers. Contact us today to learn more or book a free trial or assessment.
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The Milano provides dignity, pressure care and comfort for people with limited mobility. The Milano has been designed specifically for care facilities to address pressure management, falls prevention, infection control, maintenance of mobility and safe manual handling. The Milano fits people of all of shapes and sizes through its adjustable seat width, seat depth and...Find Out More
The Phoenix accommodates people with complex or changing needs who require high levels of postural support, pressure care and comfort. Due to its customisation, the Phoenix gifts the luxury of comfortable and supportive seating for those who may otherwise not be able to sit out of bed. The Phoenix is often used as an alternative...Find Out More
The Atlanta is a safe, comfortable chair that provides dignity to people at risk of falling, sliding or injuring themselves. The Atlanta can accommodate people who are challenging to seat, and is often used for those with Huntington’s Disease, late stage dementia or in a palliative care setting. The chair is low to the ground...Find Out More
The Sorrento chair helps people needing high levels of pressure care, comfort and posture support. It is suitable for people in any setting, including hospitals, care facilities or their own home. For people with high pressure care needs, the tilt in space can be used to improve posture and redistribute pressure. The tilt movements include...Find Out More
The Monaco has been designed for comfort and mobility with independence at the forefront of its design. It was designed to encourage independence in sitting by supporting the body and encouraging the users to stand up independently with little assistance. The Monaco chair provides stability in sitting without compromising function. Early use of the Monaco...Find Out More
The Bariatric Sorrento is a tilt in space bariatric chair on wheels and can support patients up to 294kgs and has been designed to reduce the risk of injury to the patient and caregiver. Fully motorised to limit patient handling, the Bariatric Sorrento fully accommodates the user’s unique body shape which limits sliding, provides postural...Find Out More
The Kidz Phoenix is the most supportive and functional of the Seating Matters children’s range to accommodate spinal conditions and provide maximum support to highly dependent patients. The Kidz Phoenix tilt in space chair is clinically designed for complex upper body support in addition to pressure management, postural support and comfort. It accommodates those with...Find Out More
The Kidz Sorrento lends itself easily to changing user needs and is above all else the ultimate in comfort for children with complex medical conditions. The Kidz Sorrento is a simple to operate and functional chair which is designed to improve and maximise comfort as well as provide postural support and pressure management. With its...Find Out More
Clinically researched and trialled to prevent pressure injuries and falls
Designed by a world leading occupational therapist who understands the clinical impact of poor seating.
Learn more about the clinical research and trial behind the Seating Matters range.
Ease of use
Learn how easy it is to adjust and manoeuvre Seating Matters chairs with some video instructions showing you just how easy it is.
The benchmark for quality
It takes continuous, careful planning to ensure our chairs are functional as well as being aesthetically pleasing. Each and every part of a Seating Matters chair has been engineered and devised to offer optimum quality and support for the user.
With it’s unparalleled frame warranty, we guarantee our high quality manufacturing standards and stringent testing, so you will be confident knowing you have a high quality care chair.
Reviews & Case Studies
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Or would you like to review some real life case studies that will go through various patient conditions and come up with real life solutions that can help provide a better quality of life for each and every patient.
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