What happens during a seating assessment
Your seating assessment will last approximately 60 minutes. During that time, one of our clinically-trained seating specialists will chat to you about how the chair will be used and for how long, where it will be used, and how you will be transferred in and out of the chair. They’ll also note your health condition and personal needs, and take measurements of the premises – all to ensure that the best possible specialist seating solution is provided.
If you would like to talk through your options with us, get in touch with one of our Custom Champions.
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Why a seating assessment is important
The right seating can literally transform your life when you are living with reduced mobility, a disability or an ongoing health condition. Get it wrong and the effects of poor posture can seriously exacerbate both your mental and physical health conditions.
By evaluating your individual needs and situation with a free 60-minute seating assessment, we can ensure that we match you with a chair that is going to enhance your posture, comfort, overall wellbeing and general health – for a better quality of life.
When you make the appointment for your assessment, we’ll go through a pre-assessment questionnaire over the phone. It will take around 5 minutes and give us a good picture of what you need and why you need it.
We’ll visit you at home, in hospital or in your care setting to do a full assessment. We’ll bring a selection of specialist seating and accessories that we’ve carefully selected based on your pre-assessment questionnaire. At the end of our visit, we’ll agree with you the most appropriate chair for your needs and follow this recommendation up with a written quotation.
Delivery, set-up and support
Should you go ahead, we will arrange delivery – same day and next day are available depending on stock availability. We’ll deliver at a time to suit you, set-up your equipment and then show you how to use it. Our after sales team will then be on hand to give you support via our careline.
Jonathan Page, Private Customer
The chair arrived safely and has now taken centre stage in my living room. It is difficult to put into words what this means to myself and my family. It seems along time ago that Francesca from O/T came to assess me but my was it worth the wait. The chair is beyond my expectations. It ticks every box, looks, build, quality and comfort.
Inger Southorn, Private Customer
I would like to say thank you so much for organising dads chair so quickly. I got a bit emotional when he was wheeled out of his room for the first time. He found the chair very comfortable and the gentleman that delivered the chair was very helpful. He actually had his lunch at the table with the rest of the residents today! Many thanks again - you have made my dads last Christmas one to remember.
Occupational Therapist, Neath Port Talbot Hospital
I have purchased all our specialist ward chairs from Annabell and I can thoroughly recommend her for knowledge and customer service. Annabell is always very happy to bring a selection of chairs for trial and Premiere have a wide range.
Children’s Occupational Therapist, Birmingham
I just wanted to pass on some lovely feedback I received from the Careflex Hydrotilt that we issued that young man. Mum has informed me that he is using the chair often and has also asked for it to be taken downstairs so he can watch TV with his mum (which as I think you are aware, he never left the bedroom!)