Bariatric Seating; Not Just A Bigger Chair
Accommodating bariatric clients is not just about getting a wider chair, this client group have unique challenges and body shapes. In this session Kirsty O'Connor discusses the key measurements and factors to consider when assessing the bariatric client.
By the end of this session, participants will be better able to:
- Recognise and understand the unique challenges when seating the bariatric patient.
- Identify the two key measurements when assessing the bariatric client for correct seating.
- Determine which chair features can lead to improved outcomes when seating is client group.