HIGH BACK CHAIRS FOR THE ELDERLY

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The elderly are prone to numerous physical difficulties which gradually develop with age, restricting their mobility and conducting their normal daily activities with much difficulty. Poor blood circulation and reduction in strength and adjust-ability are some issues that affect the living conditions. Using the correct furniture is very important to aid the specific needs to arrest this situation.

Benefits of a High Chair

A high chair provides good back and shoulder support. It is vital to use a high chair when the person is struck with a back injury and experiencing pain as it provides a good support for the back.

It supports the full spine and stimulates a good posture. The back is relaxed, prevents slouching ensuring less force on the spine. However, the best support is provided by chairs with backs that extend to the neck.

Independent Living Specialists has some of the best high chairs in all their stores Australia wide.

Products

Chair Highback Royale,Hilite highback Chair,Euro Chair-Highback,height adjustable BC1 high back and height adjustable BC2 high back are some of the fast moving popular chairs available at ILS

Chair High back Royale

This is an adjustable high back chair with a shaped backrest and padded arm rests, vinyl cushioning and powder coated steel frame. Available at a special online price with free delivery.

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Hilite High Back Chair

This chair has been built keeping the user’s comfort and aid in mind which also includes a reclining orthopaedic feature that can adjust the height according to user’s requirements. The reclining backrest is contoured for more comfort and back support. The angle of the seat can be altered to give maximum support for the hip and the convenient padded armrests aid when standing and transferring. This product is available at a special price for online customers with free delivery.

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Euro Chair-Highback

This is an orthopaedic chair packed with a wide range of best features which includes a changeable seat depth and height according to the user’s requirements and a well-shaped backrest for comfort and support of the back. The angle of the seat can be adjusted to give maximum support to the hip and the comfortable padded armrests assists when standing and transferring from one place to another. The product is complete in a high quality powder coated steel frame and cushioned with foam and vinyl or other fabrics of choice. Available at a special price for online customers with free delivery.

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Height Adjustable BC1-Highback

This chair is a user-friendly product with fully welded frame and adjustable leg height. It also has an optional removable tray and wing-back neck support. A neck cushion is included for user’s comfort and rear transporter wheels to assist in chair portability as an option. Available at a special prices for online customers with free delivery.

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Height Adjustable BC2-Highback

The BC2 highback chair has a 3 section back cushion which can be adjusted to user’s requirement. The chair’s frame is fully welded with a 5 year warranty and the leg height is adjustable. This chair has been manufactured with its best quality in mind and equipped with a removable tray and wing-back support for the neck. A neck cushion is provided for user’s comfort and rear transport wheels to enable the chair to be moved around easily. Available in a variety of colours and at a special price for online customers with free delivery.

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TOP 3 NEW MOBILITY AND CARE SOLUTIONS FROM ILS

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When a person is old or immobile due to an injury or birth defect, it becomes impossible or difficult to use normal seating chairs. A specially designed chair becomes necessary depending on the demands your body has to face in your daily life.

Independent Living Specialists have specialized chairs taking your comfort, correct positioning and posture into consideration. You will be able to find a specialized chair to meet your needs perfectly at all stores of Independent Living Specialists Australia wide. They have a wide range of strong, comfortable and durable chairs sourced from some of the most reputed brand manufacturers.

Importance of posture

In order to carry out normal work efficiently it is necessary to adopt the required posture, as a person’s activity depends on good posture and if the movement is restricted or if it is difficult to adjust to proper posture, specialized seating becomes necessary to overcome this issue.

Specialized chairs

Utility Days Bariatric chair, Chair Bariatric Royale and Seatra Commode & Shower Chair Plus travel bag are 3 of the top new specialized chairs available at all stores of ILS Australia wide.

Utility Days Bariatric Chair

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Priced at $595.99, Utility Days Bariatric Chair has a low back and a fine orthopaedic solution with additional features ideal for dining and daily household work of users. It is fitted with an adjustable seat height at an angle that gives the ideal hip support. The curved cushioned backrest of the chair is very comfortable and a good support for the posture.

Chair Bariatric Royale

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The Chair Bariatric Royale is priced at $695.99. It is a high back chair with an orthopaedic solution that provides a broader seat width and strong frames suitable for users weighing 200kg and above. It is also fitted with an adjustable height and seat base along with a bowed backrest and steel frame coated with powder.

Seatara Wheelable Commode & Shower Chair plus Travel Bag

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Priced at $3,295.99, this specialized chair is one of the most advanced level commode and shower chairs that could be wheeled and permits the user to easily use a normal toilet stall.

The commode is lightweight, self-propelled, water resistant and portable chair fitted with an operational wheel system.

Highlights of the Product

• It is sturdy, durable and strong with adjustable foot-rest and usual arm-rest.
• Due to its unique size, it can go through any narrow path and fit into the tiniest cubicle.
• It has a wheel lock fitted for safety and security.
• It is easy to be kept clean and does not need any special cleaning products.
• The transport bag is equipped with wheels and designed with the universal wheelchair symbol for trouble-free commercial transportation.
• It is usable on top of a normal toilet 47cm by 37cm.
• Foldable arm-rest can be pushed up for sitting comfortably for long period of time.
• Maximum weight capacity of 100 kgs.

Health Benefits

A proper comfortable seating decreases pain in the back, hips and neck and increases mobility and independence. However, it is important to choose the correct specialist seating device after the person’s need or requirement is properly assessed by a professional.

THE BEST DAY CHAIRS FOR ELDERLY AUSTRALIANS

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The elderly and disabled population may find it more and more difficult or even unthinkable of using normal chairs. It is important to choose a chair that will support the difficulties faced by you. It could be a chair that is specially manufactured to give additional back support, more comfortable seating or a chair manufactured to aid while dining, reclining or moving in and out of the dining table without any difficulty.

Availability

Independent Living Specialists has a wide array of chairs to meet your special requirement. All chairs are comfortable, sturdy, and durable and manufactured by most reputed brands. These chairs are available in all stores of ILS across Australia.

How to choose a chair

Firstly, it is important to select a chair that meets your requirements. Thereafter, it becomes necessary to check durability and comfort according to your budget.

Importance of posture

Maintaining a person’s posture is very important as we get older. Poor posture while seated could lead to many adverse effects on a person’s health. It could even lead to building up of lung, chest and urinary tract infections. Poor appetite and breathing issues could also occur due to poor posture. An elderly person could probably slide and fall from a chair if the seated position is not comfortable or steady, causing fear, pain, and discomfort.

An adjustable high back chair featuring a contoured backrest and padded arm rests, vinyl upholstery and powder coated steel frame.

An adjustable high back chair featuring a contoured backrest and padded arm rests, vinyl upholstery and powder coated steel frame.

Advantages

Once a person is seated supported upright their bodily functions will improve greatly. Selecting the correct chair and placing it in a good location could assist improve their posture considerably and as a result, have a positive impact on their overall health and well-being.

Products

High back Days Chair, Utility Days Chair, and Bariatric Days Chair are some of the popular reputed branded chairs.

High back Days Chair

This chair has a weight capacity of 205kg and adjustable high back with a contoured backrest and padded arm-rests, powder coated steel frame and vinyl upholstery.

Currently available at $385.99

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Utility Days Chair

This is a low back orthopedic chair ideal for dining or household chores while seated. The adjustable seat height and angle gives maximum hip support and the curved padded backrest gives postural comfort and support. This is affordably priced at $285.

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Health and Social Benefits

Using a day chair has many benefits. Health wise it could improve your mobility if you are facing any orthopedic issues on your posture. The ability to sit and dine or move around will quicken the healing process.  A patient or elderly need not be confined to a separate dining area as these chairs will help to dine at the table with friends and kin and also sit at social gatherings or meetings.

Professional Advice

It is always good to get professional advice on what type of chair will suit the buyer’s need. An occupational therapist or customer services at ILS would be able to guide you in this respect.