Ottobock SHAPE Carved Foam Seating

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Maximum comfort, functionality and compact for manual and powered wheelbases

SHAPE Carved Foam seating is made in several foam densities, depending on your needs. It is also possible to use different foams in one seating system to customise the contours to your requirements.



Personalised Clinical Assessment

Recare offers a free complex rehabilitation and specialist seating clinic; email us for availability. This service is a unique facility offering a one-stop-shop for your qualified clinical seating specialists and expert complex rehabilitation consultants working together, and available to access throughout your customer journey, including follow up appointments and adjustments to suit your unique requirements.

Recare can arrange a home assessment which can be discussed by contacting us by email for further information.


High-Quality Pressure Relieving Supportive Foam

Maximum pressure redistribution

Custom moulded to suit your body shape and needs

Optimal combination of postural support and sitting tolerance

Available as a seat or back only, or as a complete system

Outer shells made in aluminium for increased strength and durability with colour options

Outer shells available in one piece, separate back and base and with bespoke options

Available with various foam density combinations seamlessly integrated

Available in an extensive range of fabrics and finishes

It fits most power and manual wheelchairs and is available with a wide range of accessories

Available with Wheelair integrated fan cooling system

Manufactured in the UK

Shape Carved Foam Seating System

SHAPE Carved Foam Seating Systems by Ottobock is designed to offer maximum comfort and functionality, and this is achieved by completing a thorough qualified clinical and environmental assessment.

A physical evaluation is also completed and includes joint movement and range, sitting balance, alignment and flexibility of the spinal column, including the head and neck.

Many other individual practical needs and restrictions are also considered at this stage, such as skin condition, pain, spasticity, vision, reflexes, eating needs, toileting needs, breathing, transfer methods, communication needs and other factors that affect positioning.

Superior Foam

Ottobock is manufacturers of high-quality foams, which promote pressure relief and comfort in the seating industry.

Ottobock foams are known within the market for their superior pressure relieving technologies and longevity of use.

SHAPE custom seating has been manufactured using computerised carving techniques for over 20 years. Therefore, we have unrivalled experience. This is displayed in the quality of our finished seats and the unmatched surface finish of our Carved Foam Seating Systems.

Our Foam Carved Seating System is ideal for experienced pressure issues yet still require postural support.

Customisable Design

SHAPE Carved Foam seats can be made in several foam densities, depending on your needs. It is also possible to use different foams in one seating system to customise the contours to your requirements.

Areas of support can be built-in using firmer foams in the thoracic regions.

All our seats are supplied with two sets of fabric covers and a pelvic positioning belt. We have a range of chest harnesses, headrests and footrests. For those that require additional support, we offer the ability to custom design any of these components.

The final seat is designed to suit your clinical and environmental needs, and we aim to make the seat as compact, stable and secure as possible.

This seat is straightforward to interface with many commonly used manual and powered wheelbases manufacturers and can be made in one or two-piece aluminium or plastic shells.




Technical Information

High-Quality Pressure Relieving Seating Foam

Range of Foam Densities Available

Potential to ‘Mix and Match’ Foams in one Seat

Foams are coated in a water resistant coating

Washable covers available in a number of fabrics and colours

Incontinence resistant covers available

Available in one or two piece shell

Easily interfaced to the most commonly used wheelbases

Available with a range of Accessories – Headrests, Harnesses, Footplates

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