Clear, practical advice on daily living equipment
This page lists a number of possible concerns such as getting in and out of a chair, using a riser recliner, choosing a footstool and arranging to get an assessment for a support and positioning type of chair. For each concern you can click on links to case studies detailing the experiences' of individuals who shared these concerns. These case studies are based on the clinical experiences of our occupational therapists and not on particular individuals.
Would you like to try out a riser recliner before purchase? Are you concerned about how much room it will take up?
Read how Mrs E's concerns were resolved with a single motor riser recliner or view advice on backrest styles or legrests and footstools.
All advice is either supported by references (cited in the text) or is based upon peer reviewed professional opinion. Our advice is impartial and not influenced by sponsors or product suppliers listed on the site.
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