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.
SofTech Basic – A Product that’s Simple and Easy to Use
The SofTech BasicSofTech 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
See What Our Customers Have to Say
I’d like to take a moment to thank you for making such a quality product that has completely changed the way I’ve been able to live my life. After being on the two “top name” brands of cushions without any success and developing a pressure sore, I needed extensive reconstructive Read More
Justine, we are passionate about Aquila Cushions. If anything we have said would be helpful for others, you certainly have our permission to share it. This is our story: “We had always used the recommended cushions for my Spina Bifida daughter, but skin breakdowns and pressure sores remained an issue. Several years Read More
I’ve been a C-5 quadriplegic ever since a football injury in college 24 years ago. For the first 19 years, I struggled with pressure issues – always nightly monitoring redness & hotspots, knowing a single inattentive long work day might mean a skin break, and constantly dealing with pain. The Read More
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
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