Seating Assessment and Selection

Mr. A.H. is learning about wheelchair and cushion use to reduce risk for pressure ulcers from his occupational therapist.
Q29. What are the various factors that need to be considered during the assessment and selection of seating systems?
1. Individual attention to spinal/pelvic positioning for SCI clients is essential for appropriate wheelchair prescription and set-up.
2. The wheelchair user’s posture and level of SCI has the greatest impact for selection of a wheelchair and seating equipment.
For more information please see: Factors in Seating Assessment and Selection