If you’re looking for a standard wheelchair with a strong and durable frame, take a look at our standard wheelchairs. Most of the seating guide mechanisms have been built with a low resistant Nylon 6/6 GF 15% or above for the latest in economical seating.
Our wheelchairs come with many different add on features, including options and accessories that cater to your needs. Most standard chairs are made with a steel frame. Standard manual wheelchairs are the most frequently used wheelchairs in today’s market. Standard wheelchairs weigh over 35 lbs. without the front riggings, they have a seat width and depth between 16 and 20 inches, and have fixed or detachable armrests.
A standard manual wheelchair is defined as a manual wheelchair that:
A standard hemi (low seat) wheelchair is defined as a manual wheelchair that:
A standard reclining wheelchair is defined as a manual wheelchair that:
Has the same features as a standard or standard hemi manual wheelchair.
Has the ability to allow the back of the wheelchair to move independently of the seat to provide a change in orientation by opening the seat-to-back angle and, in combination with leg rests, open the knee angle.
22.214.171.124.1 Prior Authorization
A standard manual wheelchair may be considered for prior authorization for short-term rental or purchase when all the following criteria are met:
The client has impaired mobility and is unable to ambulate more than 10 feet.
The client does not require specialty seating components.
The client is not expected to need powered mobility within the next 5-year period.
A standard hemi wheelchair may be considered for prior authorization for short-term rental or purchase when the client meets criteria for a standard manual wheelchair and the following criteria is met:
The client requires a low seat-to-floor height.
The client must use their feet to propel the wheelchair.
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