ROHO has improved the AirLITE with you in mind!

The AirLITE Cushion improves the ability to transfer by lowering the front and middle of the cushion 3/4 inch (2 cm), while keeping its strong positioning capability by deepening the leg troughs. The lower height also contributes to a greater feeling of security in the chair.

  • “Bottom-Out” Protection

    The non-adjustable ROHO AIR FLOATATION air insert built into the cushion under the ischials has been enhanced to provide better bottom-out protection.

  • Softer Foam

    Softer foam allows the cushion to conform to the individual’s physiology and provide a more comfortable seating surface.

  • Durability and Simplicity

    The 24 month warranty shows our confi dence in the quality and durability of the product. The AirLITE is an off the shelf, ready to use product. No adjustment is required.

  • Heavy Duty Cover

    The cover design, with full zipper coverage, provides enhanced fl uid resistance to protect the foam. At the same time, the cover is 100% PVC free, reinforcing ROHO’s commitment to more environmentally friendly products.

Based on clinical, scientific or engineering evidence, this product may be suitable for individuals who:
  • Are at risk for skin/soft tissue breakdown.
  • Have normal sensation.
  • Require increased stability.
  • Require lower extremity alignment.
  • Need a lightweight, non-adjustable seating system.
  • Require a more stable environment for transfers.
Protection

ROHO is the worldwide leader of seating solutions to prevent and treat pressure injuries including deep tissue injury while providing skin and soft tissue protection.

Clinical Evidence

ROHO has been in over 90 scientific and clinical studies to reinforce and verify that a ROHO DRY FLOATATION cushion heals, treats and prevents pressure injuries including deep tissue injury.

Adjustability

ROHO DRY FLOATATION cushions, unlike foam products, provide the ability to constantly adjust and conform with an individual’s body, now, and as he or she changes throughout the months and years.

Adaptability

ROHO DRY FLOATATION cushions support the shifts and movements that individuals make throughout each day.

Education & Evidence

Proof in motion.

The right chair can make all the difference — in your life, in your independence, and in your long-term health. See how we’re using the latest medical research to deliver information that moves everyone in our industry forward.

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Wheelchair Prescriptions with Short Rehab Stays

Getting the appropriate wheelchair when patients are discharged so early is a common challenge these days with rehab stays getting shorter and shorter. The average inpatient rehab stays are now 7-10 days, with patients going home to receive Home Health services. Considering that an ultra-lightweight manual wheelchair can take weeks or months to get due to the process that is required, how can you ensure that your patients get the appropriate wheelchair?
First, when you do your initial evaluation be thinking about whether your client may need a wheelchair when going home. If the answer is yes, treat your evaluation as if they are going to need a K0005 wheelchair, even if they initially go home in a lower end manual wheelchair for a short period of time. K0005 documentation should be more than sufficient to cover a lower coded chair so there is no real duplication of process.

Important Facts

Applications for ActiveReach™ & ActiveHeight™

ActiveHeight™ and ActiveReach™ is the dynamic combination of power seat elevation and anterior tilt function now available to power wheelchair users who rely on power seat functions to improve their health, function and participation in everyday life. The combination of ActiveHeight™ and ActiveReach™ allows the wheelchair user to perform tasks in a more ergonomically correct way, similar to how a non-wheelchair user would do. For example:

Alternative Funding for Standing

Not everyone has the luxury of having a funding source that pays for a power standing feature on a power wheelchair. If you are fortunate enough to have a funding source that covers standing, you are in the vast minority but good for you! Most payors follow Medicare’s guidelines to some extent which generally means they consider standing to be statutorily non-covered. This doesn’t mean you can’t get a standing system, but it does mean you will have to work a little harder to get it covered. Some insurance companies will make exceptions when the clinical documentation for standing is compelling enough. However, more times than not, you will need to explore alternative funding methods to get your stander.

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Support

ROHO® AirLITE® Cushion

Contact our Customer Support Department:
800-736-0925
orders.roho@permobil.com

Specifications
Medicare code* E2605
Construction Cushion: Contoured polyurethane foam; polyethylene base
Sealed air insert: Non-adjustable, segmented, ROHO AIR FLOATATION insert made of polyurethane
Cover: Fluid-resistant, two-way stretch, polyurethane-coated polyester top, sides and non-skid bottom
Includes AirLITE cushion, cover, operating instructions, product registration card. The AirLITE must be used with the supplied cover.
Height Approximately 2 in. to 3.75 in. / 5cm to 9.5cm without load. Height range is due to the contour of the cushion.
Widths 13 in. / 33 cm to 20 in. / 51 cm
Weight 2.25 lbs. / 1.0 kg – based on AL1816HD (Weight varies by size)
Weight Limit There is a weight limit of 300 lbs. (136 kg), and the cushion must be properly sized to the individual.
SKU ALXXXXHD
Warranty Cushion: 24 Month Limited.
The warranty does not apply to punctures, tears, or burns; nor does it apply to the removable cover.
Accessories Accessories that can be used with the AirLITE Cushion:
Contour Base, Planar Solid Seat Insert, ROHO Privacy Shield or ROHO Cushion Retainer.

*Since U.S. Medicare coding is subject to change, the provider should always confirm the HCPCS code and coverage criteria as part of the client assessment process. For coverage criteria in other countries, consult your local ROHO distributor.

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