Phoenix

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 seating system for wheelchair users while still providing postural support and pressure care. Being completely mobile, the Phoenix can be moved throughout a home, allowing the user to maintain interaction with family and friends while relaxing in a comfortable, safe chair.

Adjustable head, neck and shoulder sections support kyphosis or complex fixed postures. Contractures can be accommodated through the negative angle leg rest and height adjustable arm rests.

The seat width, seat depth, foot plate height and back height can all be adjusted for different sizes and shapes.

All features and supports of the Phoenix can be adjusted over time which provides people with degenerative conditions increasing support as they require it.

The Phoenix uses high pressure care materials on all contact surfaces and tilt in space for re-positioning.

Features

The Phoenix has:

Tilt in space (45 degrees) to allow for re-positioning for pressure care and comfort of the user. Elevating leg rest and recline are also standard.

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, foot plate height and seat depth allows the chair to fit the size and requirements of the user.

Adjustable head, neck and shoulder supports to accommodate complex postures. 

  • Height adjustable back rest.
  • Removable arms which are height adjustable.
  • Height and angle adjustable footplate.
  • Is available in manual or electric combinations.

Suitable For These Conditions

  • Kyphosis.
  • Scoliosis.
  • Cerebral palsy.
  • Spina bifida.
  • Parkinson’s disease.
  • Spinal cord injury.
  • Motor neurone disease.
  • Stroke.
  • Advanced dementia.
  • Multiple sclerosis.
  • Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Osteoporosis.

Main Uses

NDIS/Home Care – Care Facilities

Suitable for highly dependent patients with complex seating needs. The Phoenix is often used as an alternative seating system for wheelchair users while still providing postural support and pressure care. Being completely mobile, the Phoenix can be moved throughout a home, allowing the user to maintain interaction with family and friends while relaxing in a comfortable, safe chair. For people with degenerative conditions, the Phoenix can be adjusted as needs change.

Hospital

Useful for those in high dependency wards at risk of pressure injury and requiring high levels of postural support. Eg; HDU ward, surgical wards, general medical wards, geriatric medicine, stroke and neuro, transitional care and acute care.

Parts & Accessories

The Phoenix can be highly customised for each user and made to order accessories are available. We provide a full seating assessment and chair trial to determine your individual requirements.

  • Ramped seat cushion.
  • Pressure management arms.
  • Side pocket.
  • Handset holder.
  • Lateral supports.
  • Leg laterals.
  • Padded footplate.
  • Legrest wedge.
  • Removable arm covers.
  • Removable seat covers.
  • Tray table.
  • Four braked castors on chair.
  • Stroller wheel.
  • Seat belt.
  • Padded seat belt.
  • Four point hip belt.
  • Hip belt pin release.
  • Pelvic positioner.

Product Video

Case Studies

BEN’S STORY

Case Study - Stroke, CVA, Osteoarthritis

Ben, an 87 year old male, had suffered a stroke (CVA), and has osteoarthritis. He had a history of pressure injuries and spent up to 14 hours per day in his chair, along with being hoisted for all transfers. By Martina Tierney, OT Ben was a member of the intervention group within the research trial,...

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