Jatab 'MM is a unique wheelchair that is specially designed to make
it possible for a person who cannot move by him- or herself, to live
an active and mobile life with as little assistance as possible.
Jatab 'MM combines comfortable sitting and easy mobilization with a
good working environment for the caregiver.
Transfer between bed and wheelchair is done comfortably and easily
with the user in a prone position, using a special transfer board and
sliding pad. Even heavy people can be moved easily by one caregiver.
Varied sitting position
The ease with which sitting positions can be varied permits the user
to avoid the risks of pressure sores and hip contractures. Sitting is
comfortable and does not become tiring. It is easy to switch to
resting in a prone position when desired. The seats construction
distributes pressure, and stress on the ischium is relieved.
The seat and the back cushion can be specially adapted for the users
Standing, training in a standing position
The standing-up function permits regular training in a standing
position something that otherwise can be neglected. This training is
necessary for reducing the risk of osteoporosis and contractures, as
well as for treating spasticity. It is also important for maintaining
bowel activity, breathing, and blood circulation.
Hygiene, WC, showering
Toilet visits can be simply and quickly accomplished, since no lifts
or transfers with other assitive devices are necessary. This feature
is especially important for visits outside the home.
Using the shower cover, showers and washing can be managed without
other assistive devices.