Good Seating Guide

Are you sitting comfortably?
To ensure good posture, pressure area care, as well as comfort, it is important to have a correctly fitted chair and cushion. 

Renray are famous for our technical and clinical expertise which ensures that our products not only look good, but are specially designed for comfort, durability and long term performance.

The Renray Elite Patient Chair Range is specifically designed using anthropometric data, produced in a full range of sizes, providing a good sitting posture and pressure area care.

Too wide    Seat too low          Seat too long

Seat too wide

Offers no support or stability, the body tends to lean to one side, putting pressure on ischial tuberosities.

Seat too low

An individual’s body weight is supported on a small area, leading to high pressures under the coccyx and buttocks. Feet pushed forward for stability increases heel pressure.

Seat too short

The body weight is supported on a small area. The feet are used for balance and posture, leading to high pressures and discomfort, especially under the thigh.

Seat too high Seat too narrow Seat too long

Seat too high

Difficult to get into and no support for the feet, leading to ankle deformities and restriction of blood flow at the back on the thigh. Heels are at risk when the patient shuffles forward for comfort.

Seat too narrow

Risk of pressure damage to Trochanters. Difficult to get in and out of the chair due to limited movement.

Seat too long

Causes high pressures, especially on the back of the knees and sacrum due to limited knee and ankle flexion, leading to poor posture.

Downloadable guides

   Good Seating Guide for Care Homes                   Good Seating Guide for Care Homes

To view and download details of our Good Seating Guide for the NHS - please select the image above.       

To view and download details of our Good Seating Guide for Care Homes - please select the image above.

Quotations and samples

For a competitive quotation please contact our Sales Office on 01606 593456. one of our nationally based Area Sales Managers will be happy to arrange a meeting at a location of your choice to discuss your needs. 

Visit our showrooms

To help you make your decision, visit our showrooms where you can view and try out our furniture. The showrooms are located at our office, just off junction 18 of the M6 in Winsford, Cheshire. To arrange a visit please contact our Sales Office on 01606 593456.