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 with 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

  • H. Rhodes

    In January 2002, a 40 ton tractor trailer going 35 MPH crashed into the rear of my car while I was stopped.  As a result, I suffered a T-12 burst fracture of my spinal cord.  Due to the burst fracture I am now a paraplegic requiring the full time use Read More

  • Tom Fujisaka – Honolulu, Hawaii

    I am a quadriplegic who has a C-4/5 spinal cord injury. I have been wheelchair bound for nearly 21 years and have tried numerous cushions but still had skin break down on my right and left ischial area. I have had two flap surgeries to close the pressure sores. Since 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

  • Brad & Stella Cardwell – West Plains, MO

    Can you believe it has been well over two years since mom had her original surgery? I hope this message finds you well. I promised to update you concerning the efficacy of the Airpulse PK wheelchair cushion system. GOOD NEWS!! Mom has been on the cushion for one year. During Read More

  • Remarkable Improvement of a Sore in Just 2 1/2 Weeks

    To whom it may concern; My husband has been using the APK2 cushion and it is wonderful. It causes him no pain to sit in his wheelchair and the wound is rapidly closing. In just 2 ½ weeks the sore, which the doctor told us would never heal, has improved Read More

  • Billy T – Hebron, MD

    I have an Airpulse PK cushion from Aquila Corporation. I have nothing but compliments for the company, the cushion and the staff. The people at Aquila were very helpful, nice, answered all our questions and gave us results. I have been able to sit up for longer periods with this cushion. Read More