Adapted wheelchair cushion

Simple modification of cushion for easy transfers

Wheelchair cushion with reinforced side edge
Wheelchair cushion with reinforced side edge

Description
The user sits on a Simulite contoured cushion. The side edges are reinforced with a piece of a sleeping pad. The edges of the cushion become more stable and are not pressed together during transfers.

Purchased from
Supracor, www.supracor.com/products/show/1 (cushion) (last checked April 2017)

This tip is from 2010

Tipsare: Mikael

Mikael lives together with his partner in an apartment. He is working parttime. He was injured in 2008 and has a tetraplegia (C5-6). He has personal assistance 30 hours a week.