Prescriber Resources

We’ve created a library of helpful resources especially for prescribers, including educational presentations and papers, guides, forms, plus much more.

Cushion Design Principles

  • Cushions & Seating
  • Power Wheelchair Scripting

Wheelchair cushions are designed to address specific seating goals. Each design principle has specific clinical benefits and considerations. Therefore, understanding the design of a wheelchair cushion is critical in achieving the desired benefits to the wheelchair user. This document explains the various design principles that are used in wheelchair cushions and the clinical application that should be considered when choosing a cushion.

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MAT Evaluation 101 – Assessment to Prescription

  • Cushions & Seating
  • Power Wheelchair Scripting

This very informative MAT Evaluation course was presented by Sunrise Clinical Educator, Lisa Bidgood at Power Mobility in 2021. It is ideal for therapists who have recently graduated or those who would like a refresher. The MAT is commonly used by clinicians as part of the seating assessment process. This session was designed to provide applicable concepts to those involved in seating and wheelchair prescription. You can download the presentation here.

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RESNA Wheelchair Service Provision Guide

  • Power Wheelchair Scripting

The purpose of the Wheelchair Service Provision Guide is to provide an appropriate framework for identifying the essential steps in the provision of a wheelchair. It is designed for use by all participants in the provision process including consumers, family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals.

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