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P Pod

Manufactured by Specialised Orthotic Services Ltd

DLF's information quality rating: 75% (Explain)

4 ( Read comments about this product)
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DLF's summary

Custom made seating which provides bean bag style moulded support for children and young adults. It is likely users will need to be transferred into this equipment by hoist.

Product models

There are 2 models of this product available. Suppliers may not supply them all:

  • Standard
  • Customised

Features

  • beanbag base
  • integral custom made moulded seat support with lap strap
  • bolster support which positions seat in a more upright or relaxed position
  • removable quilted velour cover available in a range of colours

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Manufacturer's contact details

Specialised Orthotic Services Ltd
Unit 127/128 Fauld Industrial Estate
Fauld Lane
Tutbury
Burton On Trent
Staffordshire
DE13 9HS
UK
(01283) 812860
enquiries@specialorthotic.com
www.specialisedorthoticservices.co.uk

Manufacturer's description

The 'P' Pod has been designed and developed by SOS as a simple yet effective postural support for use by disabled children when indoors in the home or day care environment, the unique patented design of the 'P' Pod combines a symmetrical or custom moulded support within the simplicity of a conventional Bean Bag base.

Integration of specialised equipment into the home environment can be difficult due to limitations on space and access issues, the 'P' Pod Seat from SOS gives high levels of postural support and accommodation for easy use around the home environment.

The 'P' Pod are available in two options to suit the individual client needs:

STANDARD
These standard 'P' Pods can be supplied in six different sizes, which all of them are CE marked and are ideal for clients who would normally use Modular Seating rather than Custom Moulded Seating.

CUSTOM MOULDED
Custom 'P' Pods are ideal for clients who need that extra support and require a more defined shape due to their disability. Custom 'P' Pods are moulded to the shape of the client in the same way as our "Custom Moulded Seats"

Help and advice

This type of furniture can be comtemporary and fun. It provides a more informal option to more supported seating for short periods. With a suitable frame, it combines postural seating with the flexibility of a bean bag.

For a person with spinal deformities or contractures this style of seating would not be recommended for long periods of time. However, this equipment could be part of a combination of types of seating used within a day.

When considering a chair an individual assessment with an occupational therapist or physiotherapist may be appropriate. These chairs are usually demonstrated from the specific company and an ccupational therapist or physiotherapist may be able to attend the visit. Your safety is important and there may be individual and environmental factors which determine which chair best suits your needs in the short and longer term. The information on this site is not a substitute for individual assessment.

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Where to buy this product

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National supplier (Explain)

POA Last checked: April 2014
Specialised Orthotic Services Ltd
DLF's supplier standards rating: (Explain) rating bar full (100%)
Services (Explain)
Show room
Mail order
Home demo
Online shop

Head office
Unit 127/128 Fauld Industrial Estate
Fauld Lane
Tutbury Burton On Trent
Staffordshire
DE13 9HS
UK

Supplier details last checked:
29/04/2014
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Next check due:
29-04-2016

Specialised Orthotic Services Ltd 's name for this product is P Pod Their code/s for this product and any variants are:
  • - Standard
  • - Customised

Average product rating

Weight
5
Dimension:
5
Ease in adjusting
5
Safety and Security
4
Durability
5
Ease of use
5
Comfort
5
Effectiveness
5

Product comments

4 View all 1 ratings and comment(s) for this product
Roisin o'regan: This is the best thing we ever spent money on for our daughter. She loves it.

28 November 2013

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