Atlanta

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 and very stable, meaning it will not tip due to vigorous involuntary movements or impulsive behaviours. The chair is well padded and has no areas of entrapment, reducing the risk to the user.

The integrated tilt and recline positions the person deep into the chair, helping to reduce sliding. The deep seat position provides a soothing and reassuring environment to promote calm and relaxation. The high arm rests help support those who tire and have difficulty maintaining an upright posture.

The angle adjustable leg rest can be adjusted to position the feet above the user’s hips to help those with swelling in their legs.

 

Features

The Atlanta has:

Integrated Tilt and Recline for pressure care, safety and comfort of the user. 

Dartex multi stretch pressure management materials throughout all patient contact surfaces. This material is breathable with moisture permeability to ensure that the surface remains dry and comfortable for the user. This material can be wiped down for infection control and hygiene requirements.

Medium to high pressure management cushion, using memory foam. This cushion is removable for cleaning and if you wish to use a different type. An advantage of our memory foam cushions is they do not require maintenance or adjustment for each person, unlike a gel or air cushion. The cushion is also easily replaceable.

Adjustable seat width, elevating leg rest, and sliding footrest allows the chair to fit the size and requirements of the user.

Angle adjustable leg rest for elevating the legs and managing swelling. 

A light weight frame with directional castors to allow the chair to be easily pushed in a straight line or moved throughout a small room.

Suitable For These Conditions

  • Huntington’ disease.
  • Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Parkinson’s disease.
  • Lower limb oedema.
  • Advanced dementia.
  • Cellulitis.
  • Brain injury.

Main Uses

NDIS/Home Care – Care Facilities

Suitable for people at high risk of falling or sliding from chairs including those with rigorous movements and impulsive behaviours at risk of injury.

Hospital

Useful for those in high dependency wards at risk of pressure injury or falls, e.g. Transitional care unit, geriatric unit, palliative care and mental health.

Parts & Accessories

  • Ramped seat cushion.
  • Pressure management arms.
  • Side pocket.
  • Horseshoe pillow.
  • Concave pillow.
  • Handset holder.
  • Head pillow.
  • Lateral supports.
  • Padded footplate.
  • Removable arm covers.
  • Removable seat covers.
  • Tray table.
  • Four braked castors on chair.
  • Four braked castors on legrest.
  • Variable angle legrest.
  • Stroller wheel.
  • Seat belt.
  • Padded seat belt.
  • Four point hip belt.
  • Hip belt pin release.
  • Pelvic positioner.

Product Video

Case Studies

Finding The Right Chair for Anne Marie With Huntington's Disease

Case Study - Huntington's Disease, Fall Prevention

By Martina Tierney, OT I want to share with you Anne Marie’s Story.  For me, Anne Marie and her family’s story is one as an OT that I hear about often, but it can be difficult to explain the discomfort and danger someone like Anne Marie could be in whilst sitting in a regular arm chair....

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