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

  • Traveling Aquila APK cushion

    March 21,2017 Dear Siiri  –   My cousin’s name was Norman.  Norman was born with Spina Bifida in 1941 and was paralyzed from the waist down.  We grew up together and were best friends until he passed away at 69 years of age.  Pretty amazing considering the doctors told my Read More

  • Sean Holderread – Hendersonville, NC

    I have been WC bound for nearly 22 years. I have tried numerous cushions…and all have caused my right ischial to breakdown. Over the last six years, I have fought to keep this area healthy. To no avail. Bed-bound, and heading for flap surgery, I learned of the APK. Desperate, Read More

  • John J. Rowan – New Mexico

    I live in New Mexico and when I travel I can encounter in altitude variation of 3000 ft. within a few hours. This change in altitude and barometric pressure causes inflation and deflation that must be constantly monitored. The lower atmospheric pressure at high altitudes causes any air inflated item Read More

  • Rancher Using Aquila Cushion

    In August 2009, I had a huge pressure sore break open in the coccyx area, it was the size of a grapefruit.  I’ve been sitting up on the sore in an Aquila Cushion, sometimes 18 hours a day here on the busy ranch and the sore is almost healed.  If 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.

  • Chris K.

    I have been using my Airpulse PK cushion for about 8 years now. I’m so glad I found out about this cushion. About 9 years ago I was dealing with a pressure sore and was working from home for about a year.  With the cushion I was able to go back Read More