The Seating Showcase displays a wide range of products that support the Oceania Seating Symposium. Spread out within the Betty Cuthbert Lounge and Olympic Rooms, the Showcase allows attendees of OSS2019 to interact with valued suppliers and try the products on display.
The Showcase area is also where you will find the catering, posters and demonstration stage.
Seating Showcase Opening hours:
- Tuesday 12 November 8am - 7pm
- Wednesday 13 November 8am - 5pm
- Thursday 14 November 8am - 1.30pm
The Seating Showcase is made up of the following valued organisations:
- Paragon Mobility - www.paragonmobility.com.au
- Permobil - www.permobil.com.au
- Invacare - www.invacare.com.au
- Medifab - www.medifab.com
- Linds Rehabilitation Equipment - www.lindsrehab.com.au
- Quantum Rehab - www.quantumrehab.com
- WILA Innovations - www.WILA-products.com.au
- Patient Handling - www.Patienthandling/TA Services
- Sunrise Medical - www.sunrisemedical.com.au
- Ottobock - www.ottobock.com.au
- Melrose Wheelchairs - www.wheelchairs.co.nz
- 24 Hour Positioning - www.24hourpositioning.com.au
- Second Skin - www.secondskin.com.au
- ASTRIS-PME - www.astris-pme.com.au
- Independent Living Specialists - www.islau.com.au
- Linds Rehabilitation Equipment - www.lindsrehab.com.au
- Rehab Hire - www.rehabhire.com.au
- Juvo Solutions - www.juvo.com.au
Paragon Mobility was formed in 2009 as an independent supplier of Complex Rehabilitation Equipment. With a portfolio of World Class product, Paragon Mobility provides comprehensive Wheelchair, Seating, Mobile Shower Commodes, Wheelchair Accessories and “Off Road” mobility access products. With decades of experience in the complex Mobility Industry, Paragon Mobility staff, backed by our global manufacturers, are well credentialed to discuss our portfolio suitability for your clients’ needs.
Come and visit www.paragonmobility.com.au to check out our leading brands such as Ki Mobility, Raz Design, Ride Designs, Therafin Accessories, Freedom Trax and Trackz Mobility.
Permobil founder Dr. Per Uddén believed that helping people achieve the greatest level of independence is a basic human right and, for over 50 years, Permobil has held fast to that belief. Here at Permobil, we take a personal approach to wheelchairs and seating systems. It means every product we create is inspired by the real lives of people with limited mobility.
It means each of our employees strives every day to solve the challenges of mobility, comfort and safety. Challenges our customers face every day.
And it means that, no matter what our customers are striving for, we’re there to support them, using the latest technologies and our own ingenuity. Why? Because we believe everyone has the right to the same standards.
Find out more about our solutions including power wheelchairs, seating and positioning products, power assist, and manual wheelchairs.
Today, Invacare is the global leader in the worldwide market for medical products and services used in the home. Invacare designs, manufactures and distributes an extensive line of innovative home and long-term care medical products and services that promote recovery and active lifestyles. The company has 5,400 associates and markets its products in approximately 80 countries around the world.
24 Hour Positioning helps you achieve postural management both day and night. We take into consideration all aspects of seating and positioning – from mobility through to functional ability.
We provide an expert consultancy service for people with complex seating, positioning and/or functional needs. Our positioning occupational therapists offer a range of clinical assessments to provide you with recommendations for the most appropriate positioning equipment available either commercial or custom made. In addition, we have positioning manufacturing specialists to create custom moulded solutions when required.
We are an occupational therapy service with a person-centred approach aimed to protect and restore body shape. We identify how equipment in sitting and lying helps to meet a person’s individual goals and changing needs to improve your quality of life. We provide recommendations regarding the most appropriate assistive technology available (commercial or custom) to meet your positioning needs.
If you are struggling to find a product that meets your needs, however complex, contact email@example.com or call 02 9161 2626 today.
Astris PME are market leaders in world class assistive technology equipment that improves quality of life for people with a disability and their carers. Astris PME is a combination of Australian owned family businesses with a long heritage spanning nearly five decades. 24-hour comfort and support for clients can be found throughout the extensive range of products in categories that include Manual Wheelchairs, Tilt-In-Space wheelchairs, Powered Wheelchairs, Power Assist, Wheelchair Seating Systems, Supportive Pushchairs, Walkers, Standers, Alternative Indoor Seating, Positioning/Sleep Systems, Hygiene, Support Systems, Car Seats & Harnesses and Exercise Equipment. By providing expert advice, personalised service and quality products, Astris PME can meet the individual needs of clients, help promote independent, active lifestyles and help change their lives for the better.
Each individual has the right to have a seating system that can be adaptable and adjustable to meet their needs throughout the day. Designed to provide the highest level of adjustability, Dreamline Wheelchair Seating was created to allow therapists to build without restriction.
Every cushion, backrest and support accessory is designed to ensure that the end user has the optimal outcome in both function and comfort, while ensuring the longevity of the product. We believe that every user has the right to the best products that meet their needs, and we strive everyday to ensure those products are delivered to you.
Dreamline Wheelchair Seating is proudly distributed by Permobil Australia. To find out more email us: or visit our website
Independent Living Specialists (ILS) provides the largest range of physiotherapy, homecare and medical equipment nationally, with the support of an in-house team of Occupational Therapists (OT’s). It also provides world class Mobility and Seating Solutions, specialising in scripted power and manual wheelchairs.
Other ILS divisions include ILS Oxygen Solutions, ILS Pressure Care Solutions, ILS Baby Care and ILS Direct who secialises in providing solutions to Hospitals and Residential Aged Care Facilities.
ILS was founded in 2004 and ILS has 20 showroom facilities and operate three interstate offices.
Juvo Solutions are the designers and manufacturers of the JUVOcare range of shower commodes. We have a complete range of shower commodes from pediatric through to bariatric, static, attendant, self-propelled, tilt-in-space, height adjustable and the largest range of sizes. These are manufactured and tested to the Australian Standards, with 304 Stainless Steel frame that will never rust, high safe working load 200kg, 300kg & 400kg and most important can be configured with off the shelf accessories within minutes. We work closely with our distributors and end users to provide the most appropriate product in the short lead time, whether it is suppling a complete hospital, doing a nursing home fit out or supplying someone in the community we are here to help. We greatly value any feedback which we can pass on to our designer as our tag line says Always innovating…firstname.lastname@example.org
Linds Rehabilitation Equipment is an Australian family owned and operated business which was founded in 1965 distributing walking sticks. Over half a century later, Linds Rehabilitation has grown to become a very well known, experienced and respected supplier of simple and complex wheelchair solutions to the healthcare industry throughout Australia. Linds Rehabilitation will be showcasing the PDG range of innovative and durable Tilt in Space, Bariatric and the dynamic Elevation elevating seat wheelchairs, Motion Composites lightweight manual wheelchairs, NXT backrests, Active Controls alternate control positioning systems for power wheelchairs the Switch-It specialty controls and switches, a variety of dynamic footrest, backrest and headrest solutions, the Ibis Nuage a range of Klaxon Power Front Wheels for manual wheelchairs along with a variety of Power Wheelchairs and much more.
Our mission is ‘Shaping better lives’.
Medifab make a positive difference to lives of persons with a disability, therapists and carers globally by providing leading edge postural support solutions for a wide range of special needs.
We listen carefully to your needs and our team of experienced problem-solvers make it our prerogative to find a solution for your challenges.
- SPEX modular wheelchair seating for all ages: Adaptable seating which installs onto any wheelchair base. Catering for all wheelchair users from basic needs to severely complex asymmetric body contours, SPEX provides on-the-spot results.
- Shuttle Discovery Stroller for infants and young children: Discovery caters for very small children from six months of age upward, giving it a unique standpoint in the market. Achieve the best possible positioning for an infant or small child with special needs, while meeting the parents’ aesthetic values.
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Melrose Kiwi Concept Chairs is a New Zealand company manufacturing custom made manual lightweight wheelchairs for NZ and international markets
After an accident Phil Melrose believed he could make a better wheelchair that suited his needs better than any other wheelchair offered him. He bought together a team who were passionate about design and fabrication to build wheelchairs for individuals. After 25 years that small team is now 40 and the same passion to understand the needs of wheelchairs user’s remains.
Our custom wheelchairs are made to fit you and to suit the way you move. Our wheelchairs are Uniquely You.
All around the world, the Ottobock name stands for high quality and technologically outstanding products and services. With 50 sales, service subsidiaries, and export activities in over 140 countries across the globe, we are constantly in close contact with our customers.
Otto Bock Australia delivers quality, innovative mobility solutions. From paediatric through to geriatric, the Human Mobility product portfolio addresses a broad spectrum of needs across a wide range of age groups. Working with our distribution partners, we aim to deliver industry leading advice, support and service to patients, their therapists and institutions.
“Quality for life”, the quality of life enjoyed by the people who use Ottobock products every day.
We are a business delivering personalised service to any facility or individual who requires manual handling or patient care equipment. Not only do we offer high quality products we also offer excellent service along with specialised training to ensure you are confident using our products.
We are the exclusive Australian Importers of Molift Patient Lifters and Ceiling Hoists from Norway and our team of qualified installers fit Rail Systems with these Hoist motors into homes and facilities. We also exclusively import TA-Service scripted Power wheelchairs from Denmark offering chair users a highly featured chair with tilt and elevate as standard. We will have the company founder and designer on our stand to answer your questions about the TA range which includes an indoor and 3 outdoor models.
Our extensive range of Patient Handling equipment is used in a number of hospitals and facilities across Australia.
Quantum Rehab® was born out of the desire to delight customers with the most advanced, consumer-inspired complex rehab power wheelchairs and related technologies possible.
Clinically-focused and consumer-inspired, Quantum Rehab products are engineered and manufactured to meet the widest range of complex rehab needs with functional, durable, stylised, high-performance designs to increase daily functionality and quality of life. At Quantum, consumer needs and wishes are the driving force. We’re dedicated to not just meeting medical and clinical needs, but also quality-of-life needs.
With such focus and vision, Quantum leads the market with innovations in power bases, seating and drive controls. As a global innovator, Quantum products include the Edge 3, Q6 Edge® 2.0, 4Front®, and other power bases, iLevel® seat elevation technology, TRU-Balance® 3 Power Positioning Systems, Q-Logic 3 Advanced Drive Control System, and Stealth Products® cushions and positioning components.
Rehab Hire is a dedicated sale and hire business specialising in the supply and prescription of hospital and complex rehabilitation equipment in the Melbourne Metropolitan area.
At Rehab Hire we know how important functional mobility is for your independence. That’s why we’ll work closely with you and your therapist to identify your mobility goals to ensure you can remain as independent as possible. Not all equipment is suited to everyone. Our team can meet with you and you treating therapist in your home or facility to trial equipment to meet your individual needs.
Experience the pleasure of dealing with industry experts who not only understand their equipment, but also understand the needs of their clients.
Second Skin is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service delivery of custom made dynamic splints and orthoses for the management of children and adults with neurological conditions. Our dynamic splints are prescribed for clients with cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury, cerebrovascular accident (CVA/stroke), autistic spectrum disorders and congenital abnormalities. Each of our products is prescribed on an individual basis to meet our client's specific medical and therapeutic needs, in conjunction with their seating system, other equipment and therapy goals.
Second Skin provides services in Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland and New Zealand. Email: email@example.com
Sunrise Medical Australia’s daily goal is to improve the lives of people by developing innovative, high quality products designed to promote independent and involved lifestyles. We pride ourselves as being a global leader of a wide range of rehabilitation and mobility products including manual wheelchairs; power wheelchairs; standard and customised seating; pressure cushions; positioning systems; electric mobility scooters and everyday living aids. Our Family of Brands include Quickie, Zippie, Leckey, Breezy, RGK, JAY, JCM, Whitmyer, Sterling & Switch It.
WILA Innovations specialises in providing a full range of disability equipment.
WILA Innovations is the Australian distributor for the full range of Vicair pressure care products including the Vicair O2 range, the 1st fully machine washable wheelchair cushion, backrests, mattress, Maxxcare heel protectors and the iShear that measures shear force.
Other products WILA represents are FOCAL dynamic arm supports, Obi robotic feeding device and VELA work and active chairs