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Services - Positioning-Mobility

Services provided to clients:

  • Individual counseling and assessments
  • Design and production of postural aids
  • Technical aids attribution, adjustment and advising
  • Training on the correct use of the technical aid
  • Clinical follow-ups
  • Additional expertise (bed positioning, choice of car seat and examination of pressure points to prevent the onset of soars).

Equipment and accessories are attributed according to the following criteria:

  • The child’s particular needs
  • Home environment and accessibility
  • Social participation (school, employment, etc.)
  • Security, weight of the equipment
  • Esthetics

The occupational therapist makes recommendations for wheel bases as well as different accessories. The list of available wheelchairs and strollers allows for easy selection of the most appropriate adaptation. The occupational therapist can also recommend a special access mode system for steering a motorized wheelchair, if required. The physiotherapist makes recommendations for standing boards, walkers and adapted bicycles; and takes part in the assessment and attribution of postural aids.

Services provided to partners and other establishments:

  • Clinical support for children and teenagers with very complex conditions;
  • Complete technical aid design, production, attribution and adjustment services;
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Updated on 3/20/2015
Created on 1/15/2015
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