My dad had dementia accompanied by a gradual loss of motor abilities. We cared for him at home. When he was no longer able to walk, a standard wheelchair was provided. It was fine for a time. However, as trunk control diminished there were problems with the standard chair.
He would lean to one side hanging over the edge of the chair. Due to muscle contractures, it was very difficult to get him to sit upright. Another problem was that he would scoot and slide out of the chair. At that time, a … Read more