If your child has mobility issues how do you chose a powerchair that will suit their needs?
There is plenty of competition in the marketplace with many manufacturers and models to choose from, here we take a look at the Etac Range.
Etac has been a world-leading Scandinavian healthcare specialist for over three decades. Its high level of personalised care and support is renowned worldwide. With its UK division based in Hook, Hampshire, Etac designs, manufactures and supplies high quality assistive devices which improve the daily lives of many people worldwide who have Cerebral Palsy.
Both its junior and adult powerchairs are ideally suited to assist individuals with Cerebral Palsy through innovative and ergonomic design. Each highly reliable powerchair can be individually designed to suit specific needs and will provide assistance with mobility, support with posture and ensure comfort is maximised throughout the day. The highly respected Balder F200 and advanced E880 both provide tilt-in-space functionality that can be operated via straightforward yet robust controls. Representing a pioneering development, the E880 has an integrated onboard computer that can be adjusted so that functionality options, speed and range can be individually programmed. This delivers personalised movement for owners with Cerebral Palsy so that safety and usability is maximised.
There are several robust models in the Etac range that are perfect for people with Cerebral Palsy. These include the Balder F290 with standing capability, the aforementioned F280 and the entry model F270 Junior versions are available of these adult models, that can be specified with vibrant colours and graphics and the XP version incorporates a specialist R82 seating system.
The revolutionary E800 series for adults includes the standing E890, the tilt-in-space E880 and the entry 8700 version. All are available with a wide variety of features and accessories that help with the affects of Cerebral Palsy and models for larger users, weighing up to 150kg, can also be specified. Tilt-in-space movement has many benefits for people with this condition as it delivers pressure management, enhanced tissue viability and improved circulation. Etac UK can supply interfaces for supportive moulded seating systems and lateral trunk supports for enhanced posture along with communication aids, harnesses and medial knee supports.
The caring Etac UK team understand the issues associated with Cerebral Palsy and our product specialists will always prescribe the right powerchair for individual needs. Impeccable after sales service and support is delivered nationwide and certain models in the E800 series are supplied with an impressive 5 tear warrenty as standard for peace of mind.
In summary, cutting-edge Scandinavian powerchairs from Etac UK help people with Cerebral Palsy through:
Specialist benefits and features
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