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Seating Matters by Seating Matters - 3w ago
Christine suffers from Parkinson’s disease and osteoporosis. Her living room recliner causes pain and she is often found slumped and falling sideways.  Her elderly husband wants to care for her at home.
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Seating Matters by Seating Matters - 3w ago
Jack, a 10 year old boy, suffers from complex epilepsy,
scoliosis and chronic lung disease.
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Seating Matters by Seating Matters - 3w ago
Valerie, an 86 year old female with dementia and limited mobility, spent the majority of her day with her arms crossed to stabilize herself in her chair.
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Seating Matters by Seating Matters - 3w ago
Sarah was periodically assessed over 2 months in her care home. She was a 62 year old resident with early Alzheimer’s and limited mobility. She sat in a standard wooden frame chair used in many nursing homes which was much too wide
for her size.
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Seating Matters by Seating Matters - 3w ago
Marjorie lived in a care home setting and had dementia. She used a patient lift (hoist) for all transfers and staff noted that she had a very low level of communication.
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Seating Matters by Seating Matters - 3w ago
Annie was a 73 year old lady with advanced rheumatoid arthritis and low tone in her trunk. She was on long term steroid treatment which caused her skin to be prone to breakdown and ulcers.
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Seating Matters by Seating Matters - 3w ago
Alan was a 41-year-old man in a prolonged hospital stay. He was 650 pounds (294kg, 46.5 stone) and was unable to sit unaided.
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Seating Matters by Seating Matters - 3w ago
Rachel, a 94 year old female, had arthritis in her left knee and a history of falls. She mobilized with a walking frame and needed assistance for all transfers.
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Seating Matters by Seating Matters - 3w ago
Margaret, an 81 year old female with a history of pneumonia, had recently suffered a stroke (CVA). She had a high risk of pressure injuries and had developed a red area on her left heel.
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Seating Matters by Seating Matters - 3w ago
Martha, an 84 year old female with a history of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), had rheumatoid arthritis, was a high falls risk and used a stand aid for all transfers. She also had a history pressure ulcers on her sacrum, having delicate skin which would mark or bruise easily.
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