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Wheelchair Seating and Mobility Clinic

Personalized Assessment to Promote Safety and Independence

Good Samaritan's Wheelchair Seating and Mobility Clinic offers a variety of seating and mobility services. Patients receive a personalized seating and positioning assessment based on their unique strength, balance and range of motion to promote safety and independence. The clinic offers the following services:

  • Wheelchair evaluation: determine type of wheelchair and necessary components that will maximize the patient's independence and safety
  • Posture and seating evaluation: includes assessment of patient's needs for postural support, stability and control
  • Wheelchair management and mobility training: maximize patient caregiver knowledge to navigate a patient's environment
  • Interventions to address stability, pain, comfort, fatigue, skin integrity, pressure relief with mobility devices

The purpose of the Wheelchair Seating and Mobility Clinic is to address the needs of each individual and recommend equipment to best meet those needs, assist with providing the necessary documentation to gain funding for the equipment, and then work with the supplier to fit and adjust the equipment once it arrives.

The clinic is staffed by a physical therapist. Occupational therapy and speech therapy are consulted if necessary. The client's size, body type, posture, range of motion, skin condition, functional abilities, home environment, and funding sources are assessed, with recommendations made accordingly.

Schedule an appointment:

  1. A referral from your provider is required and must be faxed to 253-697-5180.
  2. You will be contacted by a scheduler within 2 business days. If you do not hear from our scheduler, please call 253-697-1640.
  3. If you have selected a vendor, please contact them to inform them of your appointment time with us.

This service addresses the seating, positioning, and mobility needs of individuals with a variety of diagnoses including:

  • ALS
  • Amputee
  • Arthritis
  • Brain injury
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral vascular accident
  • Diabetes
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Obesity
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal cord injury