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With over 30 years experience as an Occupational Therapist specialising in the provision of specialist seating, Martina Tierney outlines the essential checklist for specialist seating in her most recent blog. She lists 10 key chair checks to conduct for patients in order to get the maximum postural support and clinical benefits from a specialist chair. An individual should be assessed by a Seating Specialist and this may or may not be conducted in conjunction with a clinician such as an OT or PT. The recommended chair should be adjusted to meet the patient's individual postural and pressure care needs; do not accept a ‘one...