The advantage I found is that it is much easier to get around. You feel freer.
I like it! It’s not as hard to push, you don’t have to feel like you are really yanking on it to go.
She (Peggy) was really receptive to this technology. Power chairs can be very intimidating, and it was not intimidating to her and it was very intuitive for her to figure out how to push the chair around. She liked the design because she said she was able to grab onto the push rims and it was much easier than her regular wheelchair.
Since Joann started working with the IntelliWheels chair, she has really blossomed and bloomed. She’s really connecting again.”“One of the things that the [X2] allows for is the resident to stay strong and mobile. It helps with their confidence, they stay strong, they get more independent.”“It’s allowed for some of our individuals to stay in assisted living level of care as opposed to a skilled level of care and that in insurance and reimbursement alone is just huge for the state.