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
This engaging 2 hour (.2 ) CEU session investigates the medical benefits, with research based evidence, to show the long term cost or health savings of a successful standing and gait training program. With instruction in choosing the correct standing or gait training device and the resources provided by NCART for the successful acquisition of funding and the appeal process.
Speaker: Andy Hicks, ATP, SMS, CAPS Clinical Education/Western Regional Sales Manager.
Andy started by working at Sharp Rehabilitation Hospital in Occupational Therapy where he developed skills in complex rehab equipment. Then he provided seating and mobility products for well-known rehab suppliers, before he moved on to complex rehab manufacturing companies. He was the Eastern Regional Mgr. for Altimate Medical, and the National Education and Power Positioning Specialist for Motion Concepts before taking this position with R82 Inc. Andy is also on the Board of Directors of the National Spinal Cord Injury/United Spinal Association and on the NCART Standing Work Group.
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