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Whilst all care is taken to provide accurate information with respect to the item described, the Independent Living Centre (ILC) is not involved in product design or manufacture, and therefore not in a position to guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Selection of equipment, which is both suitable and appropriate for individual needs remains the responsibility of the person(s) considering requisition, and no responsibility is taken by the ILC for any loss or injury caused through use of the equipment or alleged to have arisen through reliance upon information provided. As information is subject to change any enquiries should be directed to the manufacturer.

Item Details

Airtech Seating System

ILC Reference NO 43:62:003
Item sourced from ILC VIC database

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The Airtech Seating System is a cushion consisting of a contoured seat pad fabricated from polyurethane and filled with air. The seat pad has a cell structure (Axis) which allows air flow within the cushion. It features a vapour permeable cover of polyurethane coated knitted fabric which has an antimicrobial agent. It has an integrated pump and a pre-set valve pressure to 40mmHg.

Refer to supplier details for pricing

Method of Use
1. Ensure that the cushion pump is situated directly underneath the diagram on the cushion cover.
2. Using hand pressure only, press down on the pump several times to inflate the cells.
3. Stop pressing when the cells no longer inflate.
4. Sit on the cushion. The diagram and pump should be to the front of the chair.
5. Press the end of the attached valve until no further air is released.
6. Let go of the valve.
7. The number on the valve has no significance.
8. The cushion is now inflated to the appropriate level for the user.
9. The amount of inflation will vary according to the weight of the user.
10. As a precaution, the cushion should be checked for the appropriate level of inflation on a regular basis.

Safety and Maintenance
Refer to supplier/manufacturer manual for all safety and maintenance details.

Australian Standards
For some types of equipment, specific Australian Standard(s) are applicable to the materials used in, the manufacturing processes applied to and the installation of products. Compliance with relevant Standards is indicated by written certification that a product has been tested and assessed as compliant with specified Australian Standards. Purchasers are advised to check with the supplier or manufacturer of this item as to its compliance with the relevant Australian Standard(s).

18 months.

There are many things to consider when selecting pressure care products including nutrition, skin moisture, level of mobility, age, shear, friction, location of pressure ulcer (if present) and hygiene. Any comments regarding level of pressure care is a suggestion made by suppliers as a guide to assist with selection, and this may differ from brand to brand. When selecting pressure care products it is strongly advised that a comprehensive assessment is undertaken by a health professional to encourage correct product selection and monitoring of product effectiveness.

Airtech Seating System

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