The ROHO Contour Base is a lightweight, molded base that provides a solid foundation for use with ROHO cushions.

Easily fits under the cushion inside the ROHO® cushion cover. The Contour Base provides a solid foundation for use with most ROHO cushions in order to prevent the hammocking effect of wheelchair sling seats.

Product Features:

  • Lightweight
  • Reduces the effects of sling upholstery
  • Assists in posture and positioning
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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
Common Funding Questions about Power Wheelchairs

This is the 10th blog in our series about power wheelchairs. Check out the 1st blog,2nd blog,3rd blog,4th blog,5th blog,6th blog,7th blog, 8th blog, and 9th blog. Check out ourPower Wheelchair Guidefor more information about power mobility.

Today our focus turns towards funding questions about power wheelchairs. The funding landscape can be tricky to navigate, and at Permobil we get a lot of questions regarding funding. Below are five frequently asked questions and answers about power wheelchair funding.

What if I’m being told my client doesn’t qualify for a power wheelchair?
Work with the ATP at the equipment supplier to find out the why behind this statement. If you feel your client medically and functionally requires the use of a power wheelchair, there are several things to keep in mind:
In order to qualify for a Group 3 power wheelchair under Medicare, the individual’s mobility limitation must be due to one of the following:

Neurologic condition
Myopathy
Congenital skeletal deformity (CMS, 2017)

If your client doesn’t have one of these conditions, they may still qualify for POV, Group 1 or Group 2 PWC.

Methods of Pressure Redistribution: Offloading/Partial Offloading

We've talked about methods of pressure redistribution in the past. Today we're taking a closer look at offloading / partial offloading and the benefits and considerations associated with this style of pressure redistribution.
Offloading / Partial Offloading
The principle of taking pressure off of a small surface area and loading it onto a greater surface area that can withstand more pressure and prevent unwanted skin breakdown.

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ROHO® Contour Base

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

Specifications
Includes Contour Base and operation instructions
Construction High-density polyethylene (HDPE)
SKU BASEXXXX
Sizes and Size Recommendations BASE1313
BASE1515
BASE1715
BASE1717
Cushion cells should not extend past the perimeter of the Contour Base.
Height .38 in. / 1 cm.
Weight 1 lb. / 0.4 kg (based on BASE1715)
Weight Limit There is no weight limit, yet the Contour Base must be properly sized to the individual.
Warranty 12-Month Limited Warranty

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