The R-net Remote Color Joystick is a proportional upgraded joystick that is separate from the controller box. The programmable electronics have separate drives and switch options available to safely meet different access, environmental, and terrain needs. The color LCD screen provides improved contrast for users with poor vision. The joystick also supports up to eight individually programmable profiles. Mono jack ports allow specialty switches and controls to be used to operate the on/off and modes/profiles function. When using multiple power options or alternative drive controls, an expandable controller is also required.
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Part 4 in our series about Seating & Wheeled Mobility in Home Health. See Part 1,Part 2, and Part 3.
We’re continuing to look at common misconceptions of seating and wheeled mobility in the home health setting. So far, we’ve addressed the misconception that someone else will deal with seating and wheeled mobility and that there isn’t a need in home health for wheelchair seating and positioning.
The drive wheel on a power wheelchair is the larger wheel if you are looking at your wheelchair or client’s wheelchair. The location of this drive wheel can have a large impact on how the power wheelchair drives and maneuvers in different environments.
There are three main types of drive wheel configurations on power wheelchairs:front-wheel drive, mid-wheel drive, and rear-wheel drive. In this blog today, we will focus on mid-wheel drive.
Home Health Misconception #2: There isn’t a need in home health for wheelchair seating and positioning
Part 3 in our series about Seating & Wheeled Mobility in Home Health. See Part 1and Part 2.
We’re continuing to look at common misconceptions of seating and wheeled mobility in the home health setting. Last week we took a look at the misconception that someone else will deal with seating and wheeled mobility in the home health setting. This week we will discuss whether home health therapists are seeing clients who would benefit from appropriate seating and wheeled mobility services. This will help us determine whether this area of practice is relevant to the home health setting.