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Ta kontroll: ideer for økt suksess med standard joystick (engelsk tekst)

Ta kontroll: ideer for økt suksess med standard joystick (engelsk tekst)

13.05.2020

One of the areas that has evolved greatly over the years has been the way in which a user accesses the drive control of the power wheelchair. The creation of alternative drive controls such as head arrays, switches, mini-proportional joysticks, etc. have all opened up the world of independence through power mobility to individuals who are not able to use a standard joystick. However, there are some circumstances in which utilising a standard joystick is preferred for a variety of reasons.

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Tilpasningsmuligheter ved elektriske setefunksjoner (engelsk tekst)

Tilpasningsmuligheter ved elektriske setefunksjoner (engelsk tekst)

08.01.2020

As a member of a seating and mobility team in Long Island, New York, one of the more frustrating occurrences was delivering a wheelchair to a person who waited through the incredibly long justification, approval, and ordering process only to find out that the person had physically changed and the frame of the power wheelchair needed to go back to the dealer to be adjusted.

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Hvor høyt kan jeg komme? (Engelsk tekst)

Hvor høyt kan jeg komme? (Engelsk tekst)

09.07.2019

Since visiting many services around the UK revealing the new QUICKIE Q100 R, I frequently get asked how high can it kerb climb and how can I kerb climb consistently? As manufacturers, we always state in our owner’s manuals, brochures and website the maximum a chair can climb a kerb. However the challenge for our customers is that this is conducted in a controlled environment - dry floor, indoors and a clean obstacle. For clients however, there are many variables which affect them when using a powerchair and these variables inevitably can affect the success of climbing a kerb regardless of the powerchair they’re using.

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3 løsninger for selvstendig håndtering av elektriske funksjoner på en elektrisk rullestol (engelsk t

3 løsninger for selvstendig håndtering av elektriske funksjoner på en elektrisk rullestol (engelsk tekst)

01.02.2019

Power seating functions such as tilt, recline, seat elevate, and elevating leg rests provide users with improved positioning, the opportunity to redistribute pressure, and an increased level of independence. However, no matter how beneficial the power seating functions may be, if he/she cannot independently and quickly operate the control device it greatly decreases the odds that the user will utilize the power seating functions.

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