- Self Propelled (standard big wheels at the back).
- Transit-Attendant: A wheelchair pushed by a carer Wheelchair (Wheel Chair). A lightweight aluminium chair is easier to pick up for stowing away in a car boot.
- Seating Capacity: A standard wheelchair can carry up to approx 110Kg, for frequent use or heavier, a stronger or heavy duty wheelchair may be the best solution.
- Seat Size: The standard wheelchair/ cushion has a width of 18in/46 cm.16in/41cm or 20in/51 cm are also common.
- Seat Height with feet on the foot plates, upper leg should be parallel to the ground, to ensure weight is spread evenly.
- Arm Rests 2 x different lengths: full-Normal length- desk-Aamrests allows positioning closer to tables or desks
- Leg Rests: Leg rests can also be bought as Fixed or 'swing away' and detachable