Care recipient (cr) needs to get an appropriate measurement of his her wheelchair seat depth

Try: Cr should be placed in the best possible seated position that can be obtained take a measurement from the back of the pelvis furthest part of the buttocks forward to the back of the knee make sure that each leg is measured separately there are more leg length discrepancies differences in leg lengths than one may think deduct 2 inches from the measured length for clearance

Materials: Measuring tape

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance

Information: n/a

References: manual wheelchaur help 2008 by sherman oaks medical supplies available at www shermanoaksmedical com

Keywords: Wheelchair seat seat depth

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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