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

  • Roger Horvath

    Seven years ago a motorcycle accident left me paralyzed. I spent many hours each day in my wheelchair, and shifting positions every 15-20 minutes is not always possible, especially when I am concentrating on what I love to do best, tig welding. I was in constant pain and discomfort using a Read More

  • Two Pressure Sores Healed in a Week

    We received the Aquila seat cushion. My son’s pressure sores (stage 3) healed within a week of using the cushion! It was sent back for inspection and repair. The seat was turned around promptly and it was perfectly fixed! AWESOME service! You all are really about your customer’s needs, providing excellent Read More

  • APK2 Increased Activity and Quality of Life

    I have recently begun using the Aquila Airpulse PK2 and it has improved my day-to-day activity.  By using the pad I know that I can sit-up in my wheelchair and continue working each day and know that any sores I may have are being addressed and the healing process isn’t 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

  • Maria Lemke

    Aquila Corporation came into our lives in a serendipity sort of way.  From the first meeting when a seat cushion system was being customized for a veteran who had been bed-ridden for eight months.  The Airpulse PK system immediately allowed the veteran to be upright and in his chair for Read More

  • Joey Anderson – Conroe, Texas

    It’s not every day something comes along in the medical field that works as it claims to, but this cushion system delivers. I’ve been suffering from chronic pressure sores for over three years now, and until I started to use the Airpulse PK cushion system, there had been no measurable Read More