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Chunc Spica Wheelchair

The Chunc Spica facilitates early discharge from the hospital environment to the comfort and security of the home. Thus creating a cost saving to NHS trust.


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Chunc One Spica Wheelchair

Chunc’s post operative Spica wheelchair has been designed primarily for children and young adults in hip spica casts, built to accommodate the width of the cast, however it can be used for other requirements such as radial leg extension braces. The wheelchair can be set up to accommodate the majority of fixed cast positions, including back recline, leg angle and knee bend. It can be fitted with angle adjustable foot rests aiding post cast physiotherapy. 

We offer two rental packages:

1. Spica in a box: Courier delivery, collection and decontamination charge.
2. Spica with a rep: Includes delivery, training, setup and collection.

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Spica Features

4 sizes
Rental service available
Suitable for indoor and outdoor use
Individually removable adjustable leg splints
Set back recline between 90 degrees and 160 degrees
20 degree posterior, 20 degree anterior tilt
Seat depth growth of 7.5cm/3" in each size
Suitable as a forward-facing seat in a motor vehicle
Crash tested ISO 7176 (ANSI RESNA)

 

NHS Approved

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Used regularly by the UK’s major children’s hospitals and units, the Chunc Spica facilitates early release of the user from hospital, thus saving the NHS costs and freeing up bed space in hospitals.

Tilt in Space

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The tilt in space feature on our wheelchairs improves posture, hip position and pressure relief as well as providing a greater feeling of security and comfort.

Wheelchair Options

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The Chunc wheelchair has a huge range of options including headrests, seat cushions, back rests, thoracics, pommel, thigh laterals, raincover, armrests and many more. See our options page for more information.

Power Assist

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Optional motor creates a power assisted manual attendant controlled paediatric wheelchair to aid with climbing hills and other challenging terrain.
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Product Specification

  Specification XS Small Medium Large
1 Max user mass 110kg 110kg 110kg 110kg
2 Cushion Depth Range 20-30cm 25-35cm 30-40cm 35-45cm
3 Seat Cushion Depth Growth 10cm 10cm 10cm 10cm
4 Seat Width Range 15-26cm 20-31cm 25-36cm 30-41cm
5 Total Seat Width Growth 11cm 11cm 11cm 11cm
7 Back Rest Height Range 36-44cm 42-52cm 48-60cm 54-66cm
8 Total Backrest Height Growth 8cm 10cm 12cm 12cm
9 Backrest Width 21cm 25cm 29cm 33cm
10 Leg Rest Angle Range 80˚-170˚ 80˚-170˚ 80˚-170˚ 80˚-170˚
11 Leg Rest Length Range 21-48cm 21-48cm 21-48cm 21-48cm
12 Back Rest Recline Angle Range 90-180˚ 90-180˚ 90-180˚ 90-180˚
13 Tilt in Space +3˚ to -45˚ +3˚ to -45˚ +3˚ to -45˚ +3˚ to -45˚

Seat & Backrest Options

Basic Seat
Contour Seat
Enhanced Contour Seat
Ischial Seat
Basic Backrest
Supportive Backrest
Junior Octo® Back
Standard Octo® Back

Postural Support Options

Range of headrests
Thoracic Supports
Range of armrests
Thigh Lateral Supports
Pommel
Knee Blocks
PSIS Insert
Range of Harnesses & Lap Belts
Footrest options

Wheelchair Other Options

Sun Canopy and Rain Cover
Power Assist
Hub Brakes
Tray
Communications Aid Mount
Over Wheel Protectors
O2 Mount
Growth Kits
Medical Equipment Tray
Elbow Blockers
Calf Pads
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