Assesses people with a physical disability who have complex seating needs that commercial products don’t meet.
Children, adults and geriatric patients who require complex mobility seating (backrest or cushion) which cannot be addressed by a community therapist i.e. Level C custom and commercial, or Level B custom seating. Must have an appropriate wheelchair in place already, and have a community therapist to participate in the assessment process (live or virtually) and then follow-up in the community.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
Seating systems are third-party funded, cost-shared, or self-pay.