The seating dilemma in aged care

Nitz, J. C. (2000) The seating dilemma in aged care. Australian Journal of Physiotherapy, 46 1: 53-58. doi:10.1016/S0004-9514(14)60314-7


Author Nitz, J. C.
Title The seating dilemma in aged care
Journal name Australian Journal of Physiotherapy   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0004-9514
Publication date 2000
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0004-9514(14)60314-7
Open Access Status DOI
Volume 46
Issue 1
Start page 53
End page 58
Total pages 6
Editor Wendy Cross
Place of publication Chatswood, NSW, Australia
Publisher Australian Physiotherapy Association
Collection year 2000
Language eng
Subject C1
321024 Rehabilitation and Therapy - Occupational and Physical
730303 Occupational, speech and physiotherapy
Abstract Choosing the most appropriate easy chair for elderly clients is often difficult. The demands that need to be fulfilled by the chair chosen need to be identified and considered in order of priority. Benefits of good seating are identified, as are consequences of poor seating. Some guidelines are provided for choosing specific chair characteristics. There is discussion of the thought provoking points raised.
Keyword Rehabilitation
Sport Sciences
Aged
Geriatrics
Human Engineering
Wheelchairs
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Education Publications
 
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