Optimum Positioning Chair

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  • Optimum Positioning Chair
  • Tilt in Space Recliner
  • Optimum Tilt in Space Chair

Optimum Positioning Chair

MODEL 1300 – Optimum Tilt in Space Positioning Chair

Comfort, Positioning, and Pressure Management.

  • Tilt -in-space with tilt & recline.
  • Back and seat recline together to 30 degrees.
  • Back reclines INDEPENDENTLY to 35 degrees.
  • Drop-arms tilt with seat.
  • Independently operated elevating leg-rest with adjustable foot-support.
  • Available in 18″, 20”, 22″ & 24″ seat width.
  • New Pressure Redistributing Cushion.

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The Optimum Positioning Chair offers a nearly limitless range of adjustments that make proper resident positioning easier. The tilt-in-space design features an adjustable seat depth and independently operated adjustable elevating leg rest with adjustable foot support. Even the armrests are height adjustable for a perfect fit. An adjustable reclining back accepts a variety of trunk and head positioning options. Drop-arms and a fold down backrest facilitate safer lateral transfers and protect the caregiver and resident from costly injuries.

The Optimum 1300 includes these standard features:

  • Adjustable seat depth for proper fitting. Layered density foam seat construction improves comfort and pressure management.
  • Adjustable backrest recline with lumbar support; upper backrest folds down to aid in re-positioning, back-care, lift sling placement and transfers.
  • Adjustable tilt-in-space reduces sliding & slumping, redistributes pressure, and enhances comfort.
  • Adjustable, independently operated elevating leg rest with adjustable foot support.
  • Adjustable height arms w/polyurethane armrests for proper fitting and comfort.  Arms drop below seat for lateral transfers.
  • Five inch non-marking casters (rear total-lock casters, 1 front directional lock and 1 swivel). (24” wheelchair wheel option available).
  • Lifetime warranty on welded steel frame.

The Optimum Tilt in Space Positioning Chair is available in a variety of Crypton and vinyl leatherette fabrics that will complement any decor while preventing liquids from soaking into the chair.


1P-01B Positioning Package

1P-02 Mobility Package

AB-05 6 Adjustable Lateral Support

AB-06 Adjustable Shoulder Supports

Wheelchair Leg Protector

AB-07 Cervical Pillow

AB-12 Adjustable Lateral Supports

AE-01 IV Pole

AD-02 Leg Supports

Contoured Wheelchair Headrest Wheelchair Tray Wheelchair Safety Belt Parineal Abductor Mat

AB-08 Contoured Headrest

AC-01 Molded Activity Tray

AA-05 Safety Belt

RA-19 Parineal Abductor Mat



  • Seat depth adjusts effortlessly from 15” to 19” (38 to 48cm), even when the chair is occupied
  • Gas cylinder assisted tilt angle makes adjustments easier
  • Integrated pelvic safety anchoring points


  • Upper back section folds down and locks, providing better access for transfers, repositioning, lifter sling placement and resident care
  • Lower back cushion supports resident’s lumbar area
  • Gas cylinder assisted adjustable recline.


  • Arms drop to create uninterrupted surface for lateral transfers
  • Armrest height adjusts from 0” to 11” (0 to 28cm) for proper positioning
  • Wide soft padded armrest reduces skin pressure and friction
  • Fully cushioned side panels prevent direct contact of thighs and buttocks with metal parts

Optimum Positioning Chair Sizes & Specifications

Model 1300-18
1300-20 1300-22 1300-24
Overall width 23 1/2″ / 60cm 26 1/2″ / 67cm 29 1/4″ / 74cm
Overall width
(1P-02 Mobility package)
27 1/2″ / 70cm 32 1/2″ / 83cm 35 3/4″ / 91cm
Overall length (upright w/legrest retracted) 38″ / 97cm
Overall length (reclined & tilted w/legrest extended) 68″ / 173cm
Overall height (upright w/legrest retracted) 48 1/4″ / 123cm
Seat to Floor Height 20 1/2″ / 52cm
Seat width between armrests 17 1/2″ / 45cm 20 1/2″ / 52cm 22″ / 56cm 24″ / 61cm
Seat Depth 15 1/2″ to 19″ / 39 to 48cm
Backrest Height from Seat 29 1/2″ / 75cm
Lower Backrest Height from Seat 16″ / 41cm
Leg rest length from seat deck (no elevation) 17″ / 43cm
Leg rest length extension 6″ / 15cm
Armrests Height 0 to 8 1/2″ / 0 to 22 cm (0 to 11″ / 28 cm with AA-03 option)
Maximum Tilt 30˚
Seat / Backrest Angle 102˚ to 145˚
Total Weight w/o Accessories 85lbs / 39kg 90lbs / 41kg 95lbs / 43kg
Weight Capacity 300lbs / 136kg 450lbs / 204kg

Fabric Options

Stocked Healthcare Grade Vinyls

Contract grade leatherette upholstery standard, Crypton™ fabric available.


Burgundy Cabernet


Deep Sapphire Blue

Deep Sea Green

Additional Vinyls:

Additional Cryptons: