Aquila Custom Wheelchair Cushions for Care Centers

Healing & Preventing Pressure Injuries with a Wheelchair Cushion

See The Benefits
Heal and prevent pressure injuries with the Aquila SofTech Basic wheelchair cushion.
Cushion is shown without included ant-microbial incontinence cover.

The SofTech Basic Seating System

The SofTech Basic is ideal for residents that have existing pressure ulcers. This award-winning wheelchair cushion works in a similar manner as an alternating mattress, but allows residents to be mobile rather than be confined to their beds.

The SofTech Basic cushion adjusts its pressure distribution 60 times per hour and offloads under both the ischials and sacral area to keep these critical areas free of pressure.  The firmness and cycle action are preset so the cushion inflates then immediately begins a slow deflate to gently stimulate the skin and tissue. There’s no need to continuously re-position the resident throughout the day. The SofTech Basic is simple to use.  Just turn on the switch.  There are no adjustments for staff to worry about.  There is no training needed and you cannot hurt this cushion if it is turned on with no weight on the pad or if the battery is low.  The SofTech Basic is ideal for the care center environment. 

A rental program for the SofTech Basic is available for nursing homes and care centers. 

Take advantage of our monthly rental programs for nursing homes and long-term care facilities.

Learn About Our Rental Program

SofTech Basic – A Product that’s Simple and Easy to Use

  • The SofTech Basic

    The SofTech Basic

    SofTech Basic shown without included anti-microbial incontinent cover
  • Powered by a high-tech rechargeable battery
  • SofTech Basic exterior surface is soft waterproof coated foam
  • Internal air bladders automatically inflate and deflate in two groups changing pressure distribution and stimulating circulation
  • Anti-microbial incontinent cover
  • Pre-set alternation cycle
  • Bottom-out prevention
  • Battery status indicator on remote
  • Up to 40 hours continuous run time on a single charge

Eliminate the Primary Cause of Pressure Sores

Aquila cushions eliminate the primary cause of pressure ulcers and skin breakdown, which is constant unrelieved pressure. A non-powered static air cushion, like a ROHO, cannot give pressure relief unless the user lifts themselves up. Other sideway movements on a non powered cushion do little more than weight redistribution for very short periods of time so there is no lasting effect. Aquila alternating cushions on the other hand give actual pressure relief automatically up to 60 times per hour for the entire time the system is turned on.

See How the SofTech Basic Compares to a Static Cushion
Aquila cushions eliminate the primary cause of pressure ulcers and skin breakdown, which is constant unrelieved pressure.

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Mark Annati

    My mother-in-law, Agnes Keating, suffered a stroke several years ago and as a result, half her body is paralyzed. She is unable to walk, has limited movement and suffers from extreme sciatic nerve and arthritic pain. Before we purchased the Airpulse, she would only be in her wheel chair for an Read More

  • David L Larson, MD Department of Plastic Surgery – Froedtert & Medical College, Milwaukee, WI

    It is my professional opinion the concept of alternating pressure in a wheelchair cushion is effective in the prevention of pressure ulcers in those patients who are restricted to use of a wheelchair. As a plastic surgeon who has been involved in the care of pressure ulcer patients most of Read More

  • M. Overly

    Being a quadriplegic since 1967 from a horrendous auto accident, I have used many different cushions on my wheelchair over the years. After being diagnosed with a stage V wound, I began searching the Internet for a cushion that might be better than anything I’ve ever had. I stumbled upon Read More

  • Active lifestyle resumes after stage 3 pressure injury is healed

    3-15-17 In 2001, I sustained a C5 SCI.  I spend majority of my day in my power chair, working full-time as an elementary school teacher, adjunct professor and children’s book author.  As you can see, my lifestyle doesn’t afford me to slow down.   In 2011, I ended up with a Read More

  • Eric’s Healing Success

    Justine, Thank you for all that you do. This cushion has indeed been a life saver and life changer for Eric. A year ago we were told this wasn’t likely to heal.  Ten months after getting his PK2 cushion life is again on Eric’s terms. -Eric S.

  • Aquila APK2 Cushion Improves Ulcer – Flap Surgery is Cancelled

    I don’t usually write fan mail but I would be remiss if I didn’t complement you on this product.  For the last 11 weeks my life has been destroyed as a result of having to get out of my wheelchair with its special air cushion and into bed to relieve Read More