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GTK Oceania Seating Symposium 2019

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The team at GTK are proud to support the 2019 Oceania Seating Symposium in Melbourne.

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Manual Wheelchairs – should they be customised?

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A manual wheelchair is more than just a mobility device. For an individual who needs one, it is the gateway for their social, employment and leisure engagement. A well set up manual wheelchair can be...

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8 Activities You Can Do In a Wheelchair

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A wheelchair is an invaluable aid to assist people with disabilities to move around and lead a normal life. But many people are still under the incorrect impression that a wheelchair means they can...

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Manual Wheelchair Maintenance for Clinicians

By GTK

Know your chair – Know where it comes from – Know the tools to be used  Knowing where your wheelchair was manufactured, will give you an indication to which are the right tools to use.

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GTK Survey Results: Powered Mobility in Children Under Five

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Children learn through movement. Through exploring their environment they learn and develop skills. Movement provides sensory feedback and allows children to discover what their bodies can do and how...

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Programming Power Wheelchairs

By GTK

Programming your power wheelchair for optimal driving can make all the difference in improving independence and safety.

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Battery Maintenance for Power Chairs

By GTK

This guide will help wheelchair users maximise their batteries for long-life and peace of mind when out and about. Click the link below to print out a handy guide.

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Drive Wheel Position on a Powered Wheelchair

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One of the most significant factors to consider when selecting the right power wheelchair is the wheel position. It affects the maneuverability of the wheelchair, along with suspension, stability,...

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The Effectiveness of 24 Postural Care in the Management of Contractures in Care Homes

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A case study by Kim Owens and Gemma Daly, Occupational Therapists from Middlesbrough Social Services shows that implementation of a 24 hour Postural Care program in a Care Home environment can result...

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Power Assist Wheelchair Options

By GTK

Ever struggled to push up a slight slope? Have you sat in your car whilst your kids are at football training? Do you get wrist and shoulder pain from pushing all day? Has your therapist been...

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