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.

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  • 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*.

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  • 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.

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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 Permobil Connect?

 

For chairs built before March 11, 2019 click here

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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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Latest Blog Posts
Home Health Misconception #1: Someone Else Will Do It

Part 2 in our series about Seating & Wheeled Mobility in Home Health. See Part 1 here.

Last week we looked at some of the challenges facing a home health therapist. In today’s post we’re taking a look at a common seating & wheeled mobility misconception. When we asked home health therapists about the barriers they face when it comes to seating and wheeled mobility, we found that there are a lot of misconceptions. So, let’s start out by breaking down some barriers and addressing some misconceptions.

Challenges of a Home Health Therapist

Home health care is on the rise as a viable option for therapy especially as the health model shifts from fee-for-service to value based care. Inpatient rehab stays are getting shorter and therapy is increasingly being provided at home due to the significant cost-savings 1,2). Permobil understands that home health is a unique setting, and we want to address the specific challenges to providing seating and wheeled mobility interventions in the home. In today’s blog, we’re discussing why home health therapists may feel ill-equipped to providing these services when asked to do wheelchair or seating evaluations.

Power Wheelchair Suspension: What You Need to Know and What to Look For

Today's blog is written by Rachel Fabiniek, our clinical educator in Australia. Rachel has been offering a blog series on drive wheel configuration which has led to this blog on the importance of power wheelchair suspension for the end user. Although all power wheelchairs have some sort of suspension, it’s important to understand that they are not all equal. Read Rachel’s blog to better understand what you should look for when comparing power wheelchair suspension.

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