Wheelchair scales are used in a number of industries, from aged care facilities to rehabilitation centres. They provide a valuable function for medical and care staff who need to keep accurate patient weight records. NWI is proud to supply Rice Lake wheelchair scales, which provide accurate and reliable weight measurements for patients who use a wheelchair.
The benefits of Rice Lake wheelchair scales
Monitoring the weight of patients who use a wheelchair for mobility is essential for their medical care. Whether it’s a hospital, rehabilitation facility or aged care facility, wheelchair scales provide an easy way to weigh patients accurately. Some of the benefits of Rice Lake wheelchair scales include:
- A more comfortable process for the patient
- Easier and safer for staff, with no lifting required
- Safe non-slip platforms
- Body Mass Indicator (BMI) functionality
- Easily accessible
- Portable for use at multiple locations
- Motiontrap® movement compensation technology
- Easy storage
These are just some of the reasons we recommend Rice Lake products. Importantly, they incorporate technologically advanced capabilities, with many features that make weighing and recording a much easier process.
Let’s take a closer look at the Rice Lake wheelchair scales we offer at NWI.
Rice Lake 350-10-3 Dual Ramp Wheelchair Scale with Handrail
The Rice Lake 350-10-3 is a great solution for all your wheelchair weighing needs. With a handrail for extra safety and support, this scale can handle high-capacity weighing up to 450kg, which is ample coverage for most patients and their wheelchairs. It’s packed with features such as Bluetooth, HER capability and Motiontrap® movement compensation.
Perhaps most notably, the Rice Lake 350-10-3 is easily portable, as it folds down for easy storage and can be transported easily on two rear wheels. You’ll get 35 hours of continuous use from just 6 AA batteries too, which is extremely impressive. With dual ramps, patients can easily be moved onto the weighing platform and off again without the need for turning or any other adjustment.
Rice Lake 350-10-4 Dual Ramp Wheelchair Scale with Handrail & Seat
The Rice Lake 350-10-4 is perfect for facilities that treat patients with a wide range of mobility. It features all of the same great technology as the 350-10-3 model and comes with a padded seat for extra versatility. The seat can be easily tucked away, so the 350-10-4 can be used as a wheelchair scale or a chair scale for those with a higher level of mobility.
Once again, this unit folds down for simple storage, and it can be transported wherever you need to go.
Rice Lake D300 Wireless Wheelchair Scale
As far as portable solutions go, the D300 wireless wheelchair scale is perhaps the best solution of all. While the other two options (350-10-3 and 350-10-4) are easily moved around within one facility, the D300 is more suited to home healthcare needs, as it’s even more lightweight and user-friendly.
Rather than being a full unit, this scale consists of four lightweight, wireless scale pads that provide accurate readings in any setting. Each pad’s wheel-stop and roll-up ramps provide the necessary access and safety features required for any wheelchair weighing situation.
Contact NWI for Rice Lake wheelchair scales today
Rice Lake’s precision weighing systems are suitable in so many environments, such as hospitals, aged care facilities and many more. If you need accurate weighing systems with wheelchair access for patients or clients, we’re here to help. Contact National Weighing and Instruments today, and register here to download our Medical & Healthcare Solutions brochure, complete with the available range of Rice Lake products.