Invacare Wheelchairs and Supplies

Review of Invacare Products

   

Invacare wheelchairs offer both manual and motorized wheelchairs.  Other Invacare products include a wide ranger of medical supplies, such as exam gloves, thermometers, reusable bed pads, canes, walkers, and transfer benches.  All Invacare products, including wheelchairs, are high quality products and are widely used in homes, hospitals, and nursing care facilities.  Their products consistently rate well in customer satisfaction surveys.

 

Manual Invacare Wheelchairs

Invacare offers a wide variety of manual wheelchairs, including transport chairs (chairs meant to be pushed by an attendant, not by the wheelchair user; these chairs have four small wheels instead of large rear ones), standard folding chairs, reclining chairs, and ultra lightweight chairs.  They also make bariatric chairs and pediatric chairs.  The rigid frame chairs can easily be customized to meet the specific needs of the user.

Invacare offers a number of sports wheelchairs, including basketball chairs and tennis chairs, as well as all-around sports chairs and all-terrain chairs.  Invacare also makes handcycles, which are sort of like bicycles that you pedal with your hands.  They sit low to the ground for stability.

The cost of Invacare manual wheelchairs varies greatly depending on the model chair you select.  Standard folding chairs and transport chairs are available for about $150 - $250.  The lightweight chairs offer more features and are more expensive, many costing $1000 or more.  Sports chairs are also more expensive.

Motorized Invacare Wheelchairs

Invacare also offers a line of motorized wheelchairs.  They offer a couple of motorized chairs with folding frames (to fold the chair, you have to remove the battery).  Most of their motorized wheelchairs have rigid frames, though.  They can be customized to meet the specific needs of the user.  Bariatric chairs and pediatric chairs are also available.  Invacare also offers motorized scooters. 

In addition to wheelchairs, Invacare makes wheelchair cushions, wheels, footrests, arm rests, and other parts.  They make batteries and battery chargers.  They also make wheelchair ramps.

Motorized wheelchairs are more expensive than manual wheelchairs and may cost anywhere from about $2000 - $6000, depending on the model chair you select.

Other Invacare Products

Invacare offers a wide range of products in addition to wheelchairs.  Products include:

  • Exam gloves (latex and vinyl).
  • Thermometers
  • Blood pressure monitors.
  • Pulse oximeters.
  • Disposable briefs.
  • Reusable bed pads.
  • Crutches
  • Walkers
  • Rollators (like walkers, but with wheels).
  • Canes
  • Transfer benches.
  • Shower chairs.
  • Grab bars.
  • Blood glucose monitor and test strips.
  • CPAP masks (a CPAP is a breathing machine used to treat sleep apnea).
  • Oxygen compressors and other oxygen supplies.
  • Patient lifts (hydraulic and battery powered).
  • Slings for patient lifts.
  • Geri chairs and positioning chairs.
  • Bedside commodes.
  • Hospital beds (manual and electric).
  • Therapeutic support mattresses.
  • Over bed tables.
  • Over-the-counter analgesics like acetaminophen and ibuprofen.
  • Vitamin and mineral supplements.
  • Herbal supplements.
  • Bariatric products, including wheelchairs, beds, lifts, and personal care products for larger patients.

These products are all available for use in the home or in a hospital or nursing care facility.  Most commonly they are used for home health care needs, however.

Medicare, Medicaid, or health insurance may cover many of these products for home health use if they are medically necessary.  Check your insurance policy to find out if they cover durable medical equipment and other medical supplies.

Medicare, Medicaid, and many health insurance policies also help to pay for wheelchairs when medically necessary.  Again, check your policy for coverage.

Recommended Products

We recommend Invacare wheelchairs and other Invacare products as high-quality products at a reasonable cost.  The Invacare Company is well known for its quality craftsmanship and modern innovation, and they consistently rate high in customer feedback surveys.  You can follow these links learn more about the features and cost of Invacare Wheelchairs and other Invacare Products.

 

 

 
   

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