Permobil Connect

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Your world, now fully connected

We live in a world where connection is everything. Your chair should be no exception and now features the same level of technology that you’ve come to expect in your daily life. Connecting users and service technicians through a single intuitive platform improves communication and helps you be better prepared for the unexpected.

 
  • Service Redefined

    Permobil connects you to your service provider in ways not previously possible. Your technician is now able to remotely access chair data to help diagnose potential issues so you can focus on living your life. Updates on battery voltage, fault codes, actuator function and current readings are transmitted automatically providing important information on your chair’s condition.

  • My Permobil–Peace of mind

    Information is power and Permobil Connect provides essential chair details when and where you need it whether at home or in the community. Quickly view miles traveled, battery charge status and seat function usage to help better plan your day and get the most out of your Permobil*.

  • Virtual Seating Coach On Board

    Virtual Seating Coach connectivity is now built in to every Permobil chair equipped with Connect. You can download the free VSC app and pair with your chair to view seat angles in real time. Knowing what position your seat is in when you complete everyday tasks can add consistency to your daily routines. Work with your healthcare provider to establish customized weight shift regimens to reap the maximum benefits of your powered seat functions through coaching and reminders.

How do I get Permobil Connect?

Permobil Connect is available on M3/M5 and F3/F5 series chairs shipped after December 2017. Please contact Permobil Customer Support at 1-800-285-3114 to find out if your chair is equipped with Permobil Connect.

How do I activate Connect?

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The importance of Seat-To-Back Angle in Pressure Redistribution

Part 9 in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3,Part 4,Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, and Part 8.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

What is seat-to-back angle (STBA) and how does it affect pressure redistribution?
STBA is too often misunderstood to be tilt. IT IS NOT tilt but rather the relative angle between the seat and the back support that can be opened or closed to accommodate for ROM limitations. This allows for more surface area contact between the patient and the support surfaces (back support and cushion) for pressure redistribution.

Why replace the wheelchair’s sling back?

Part 8in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3,Part 4,Part 5,Part 6, and Part 7.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

I am going to make a bold statement: for every cushion purchased a back support should be purchased with it. No exceptions.
WHAT did she say??? You heard correctly!
I have been asked many times why I feel so strongly about replacing wheelchair sling backs to provide the optimal seating system for our patients. I will provide you with a multitude of reasons, which we will explore in a moment.

Pathway of Wounds: Shear vs Pressure

Part 7in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3,Part 4,Part 5, and Part 6.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

Sometimes we get really caught up on the pressure aspect of wound development and don’t really consider that wounds can be caused by more than just pressure alone. In fact, there are three extrinsic factors that really make our patients more susceptible to pressure injuries:

Pressure
Shear
Microclimate

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