Moving through the different stages of palliative care can be a challenge. As a patient’s condition evolves – and their requirements change – it takes a flexible approach to keep them comfortable and happy. By the same token, ‘one-size-fits-all’ seating can become frustrating – even if a chair seems ideal when you first buy it, a few months later, it might not meet the user’s needs. Luckily, there is a way to enjoy comfort and pressure relief throughout the stages of palliative care – introducing the CareFlex SmartSeat Pro chair.
Designed for a range of long-term conditions
If you’re looking after someone with a movement-restricting condition like Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Motor Neurone Disease or Cerebral Palsy, you’ll know there are good and bad days throughout the stages of palliative care. It’s frustrating and upsetting when a loved one can’t get comfortable – or develops pressure injuries – because their seating doesn’t have scope for made-to-measure adjustment. For these conditions – and others – the CareFlex SmartSeat Pro is the solution. No other chair on the market can be tailored so precisely to a user’s needs, now and in the future.
A unique approach to postural management
The SmartSeat Pro gives you total control over every element. The unique four-part backrest panels can be fine-tuned for height, depth, angle, offset and rotation. The wings are adjustable for optimal neck support and body alignment. Seat depth, width and height can be all be set to avoid a tilted pelvis, while the armrests remove entirely for easy access. Once the user is seated, secure and happy with their chosen settings, the SmartSeat Pro makes the daily routine run smoother, with the tilt-in-space and back-angle recline functions maintaining ideal hip and knee angles.
Reducing pressure, relieving injury
At all the stages of palliative care, it’s vital to avoid the pressure injuries that can be caused by a patient’s sedentary lifestyle. While the conditions above make regular movement difficult, or even impossible, the SmartSeat Pro has advanced features to combat the skin irritation, sores and tissue damage that result from too much time spent sitting. Critically, users benefit from a back and seat featuring WaterCell technology. This patented feature starts with a layer of Visco-Elastic Memory Foam that moulds to the shape of an individual’s buttocks and thighs, distributing the weight and reducing the pressure. This works in synergy with fluid-filled WaterCells that react to movement, plus a layer of High-Elastic Reflex Foam that resists compression. Plus, with a selection of stylish and practical fabrics available, the SmartSeat Pro is a welcome addition to your home.
Available now for rental, purchase or free trial
At Premiere Healthcare, we want you to find a chair that supports you throughout the stages of palliative care. Why not book a free trial of the SmartSeat Pro, letting you discover this unique and highly adaptable chair, with no hard sell? If you like it, we’ll help you move forwards with a rental plan or with a purchase. Get in touch today.