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Rifton small activity chair with hi-lo base is an incredibly versatile chair designed to meet a wide range of a child’s unique abilities and positioning needs.
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Rifton small activity chair with hi-lo base is perfect for feeding, speech therapy, active learning, and for clients with sensory processing challenges. Rifton activity chair has revolutionized adaptive seating and it is ultimate in classroom and home. Versatile, adaptable, durable - this is the chair therapists designed. Wide range of optional accessories available to create an adaptive chair providing customized active seating for client - whether in early intervention, school, home, rehab or day hab - from the client with autism to one with more involved physical challenges such as cerebral palsy.
Tilt-in-space - All Rifton activity chairs have tilt-in-space, which encourages sit-to-stand and resting positions. Tilt-in-space can be activated tool-free while client is in the chair. The hi/lo base tilts 15° forward and 25° back. In addition to tilt-in-space, every Rifton activity chair's backrest angle adjusts 5° forward and 20° back.
Spring option - The optional seat and backrest springs on the Rifton activity chair standard base (and the backrest spring in the hi/lo base) allow for calming through self-generated motion - ideal for clients with autism.
Caster swivel lock - When the caster swivel lock is engaged, the Activity chair can be pushed in a straight line without drifting to the side. When lock is disengaged, casters will swivel and the chair can be maneuvered into tight spaces.
Arm support options - Rifton’s armrests can be raised or lowered individually to accommodate clients who need extra trunk stabilization and can be set at angles ranging from horizontal to 60° up or down. Armrests provide lateral boundaries as well as upper extremity weight-bearing assist to aid trunk control.
Hi/lo base foot pump - The small hi/lo base is equipped with a gas spring allows you to lower the client in the chair until his or her feet are on the floor, or raise it to a 32" high table. The chair's height can also be easily set for lateral transfers. Transfers are a cinch with foot–pump height adjustment and easily removable armrests.
Tool-free adjustments - With all adjustments easy to make - and no tools required - Rifton activity chair is an ideal choice for the busy special needs classroom or at home. The lateral supports are fully adjustable in height, width and angle - all with one knob, which, by the way, can't ever fall off and get lost.
Choice of 6 pad colors - Comfortable seat and backrest pads are essential for providing cushioned support and preventing decubiti. Rifton’s backrest and seat pads are made of polyurethane foam covered with a cleanable, healthcare-grade polyurethane-coated fabric. The seat pads can be turned front to back for longer wear. Pads are available in six color choices.
Adjust with client in the chair - Rifton activity chair can be easily adjusted while a client is in the chair. This saves time and makes adjustments much simpler to gauge. Seat depth can be safely and easily adjusted while a child is in the chair, by pulling the handle beneath the seat.
Rifton activity chair checklist
Seat Height above Floor
10" - 25"
Seat Angle for Tilt-in-Space
15° Forward, 25° Back
Backrest Angle Adjustment
5° Forward, 20° Back
Seat Height above Footboard,
with Footboard Lift
9" - 12"
6" - 9"
Seat Width with Hip Guides,
without Hip Guides
7" - 9"
8" - 12", with "mini kit": 7" -
Armrest Height above Seat
5" - 7½"
Distance between Laterals
5½" - 11½"
Backrest Height above Seat
12½" - 15½"
Headrest Height above Seat
14½" - 21"
Maximum Working Load
Rifton activity chair manual
Rifton activity chair order form
Rifton small activity chair brochure
Seating system measurement guide
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - footrest
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - introduction
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - spring option
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - pelvic positioning (a)
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - pelvic positioning (b)
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - leg & feet positioning
Rifton Activity Chair Informational - attaching the seat
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - seat angle adjustments
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - seat height adjustments
Rifton Activity Chair Informational - range of measurements
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - trunk, arm & head positioning (a)
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - trunk, arm & head positioning (b)
Rifton Activity Chair Inservice - backrest height & seat depth adjustments
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