The chest can open up to facilitate breathing, the head is supported in a comfortable position so communication is improved because eye contact can be made, eating, drinking and digestion are facilitated, and, of course, there’s the simple pleasure of being able to sit comfortably in a supported position.
Bearing in mind the average time a person ‘sits’ every day is about 9.5 hours – sitting is an incredibly important pastime. Appropriate seating may mean that people can get out of bed and re-join a sociable and fulfilling life with family and friends. To say nothing of cost savings to the NHS, through the prevention of pressure ulcers and other conditions caused by poor posture. (That’s a whole other subject).
But users also want a special chair to look good in residential/care home or own home environments.
This HydroFlex chair does not look out of place with the owner’s own stylish cream leather suite and there is no problem moving the chair from room to room.