These offer alternative positions for the user (when out of the wheelchair) like standing or sidelying, which gives him/her a break from being in a wheelchair. It maintains the benefits of good positioning when out of the wheelchair. It also gives a chance for the user to see life from a different angle.
A Jack Stander can also be shared between a number of same size children, who may each spend short periods in the device, at care centres or schools.
This vehicle positioner provides secure and comfortable postural support to the older wheelchair user who struggles to sit upright independently while being transported in a vehicle. It can be fitted into a range of different vehicles, including school buses. It is not a safety seat and must be used in conjunction with a vehicle’s safety belt system.