When selecting your first mobility device the choices can be overwhelming. This document will guide you through the selection process as well as offer help in obtaining funding for your device. Strollers, manual wheelchairs and power wheelchairs are all possible options for assisted mobility. Efficiency, durability, comfort, ease of use, and other features will contribute to refining your selection.
The purpose of this document is to share typical clinical applications as well as provide evidence from the literature supporting the application of this seat function to assist practitioners in decision-making and justification. It is not intended to replace clinical judgment related to specific client needs.
This Standing Device Funding Guide is designed to provide clinicians, suppliers and consumers information and guidance relating to the evaluation process, the product selection, and the medical necessity documentation required to ensure funding of a standing device.