Comfortable seating systems afford the greatest possible support and mobility
Safe support while standing increases both physical and mental well-being
Robust and light walking aids increase mobility
Safe and comfortable solutions for the transport of disabled children
Mobile toilet and bath chairs provide helpers with the best working conditions
The right accessories are important in obtaining the correct position
Read the Meerkat Brochure: Learning through movement
Go to the Meerkat product page
Explaining the anterior and posterior position
Transferring into the Meerkat
Chest support adjustments
Explaining the pelvic support
Adjusting the knee supports (+ daily adjustment kit)
Options for sandal adjustment
Adding and removing the rocker
Dynamic Standing Program videos:
Overview of case study programme
Transferring a dynamic therapy program into the R82 Meerkat
Meerkat therapy tips
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