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Wheelchair and Seating Outreach Clinic

This Service Offers:

  • Clinical advice and support from a coordinator who is a highly skilled Wheelchair and Seating Assessor.
  • Assistance in identifying product parameters from assessed need to consider/select the appropriate equipment.
  • A coordinated and speedier service for trial of wheelchair and seating options.
  • Easy access to reissue equipment and components for trial.
  • Technician support both at the clinic and during the trial process.
  • Access to pressure mapping assessment tools to assist in choice of cushions and backs.
  • A mobile service in various locations. (Dates and areas of clinics can be found on the Enable New Zealand website)
  • Opportunity for learning: new colleagues can come to acquire skills and knowledge.

Who can refer a client to the clinic?

An EMS assessor accredited in wheeled mobility and postural management level one (WMPM1).

If I am not accredited in WMPM1, can I still refer my client?

Yes, but you will need to refer your client with a colleague who has WMPM1 accreditation. You will both need to attend the clinic appointment.

I am working towards gaining WMPM2, can you sign off on any tasks?

Yes, Task Sign Off - WMPM

When is the next scheduled clinic?

Wheelchair and Seating Outreach Clinic Dates

How do I refer a client to the clinic and book an appointment time?

External Process for Outreach Clinic

ENAE205 Manual Wheelchair Specification form (if required)

ENAE206 Power Wheelchair Specification form (if required)

Upon receiving the completed forms an appointment time will be arranged during the next available clinic.

NOTE: The EMS Assessor must be present at the clinic appointment

For further information please contact:

Rachel Maher – Whanganui, Wairarapa, Gisborne/East Coast, Christchurch

Wendy Horning – Manawatu, Horowhenua, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Nelson

Sally Wallace – Wellington/Hutt, Christchurch, Blenheim

Rachel Brown – Christchurch, South Canterbury, Otago, Central Otago, Southern, West Coast

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