Optimum Positioning Chair

Optimum Positioning Chair

  • Broda Chair
  • Tilt in Space Recliner
  • Optimum Recliner
  • Optimum Mobility and Comfort
  • Hospice Recliner

MODEL 1400 – Optimum Tilt in Space Positioning Chair

Comfort, Positioning, and Pressure Management.

  • Adjustable seat depth for proper fitting. Layered density foam seat construction improves comfort and pressure management.
  • Adjustable backrest recline with lumbar support; upper backrest removes 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).
  • Back and seat recline together to 30 degrees.
  • Back reclines INDEPENDENTLY to 35 degrees.
  • Available in 18″, 20”, 22″ & 24″ seat width.
  • New Pressure Redistributing Cushion with multi density foam layers including visco-elastic memory foam covered in non-biased moisture impermeable fabric that reduces sheer.
  • Lifetime warranty on welded steel frame.
  • All components are replaceable.
  • Pressure Management Cushion standard on all chairs.


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Proper Resident Positioning, Comfort & Pressure Management



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 removable backrest facilitate safer lateral transfers and protect the caregiver and resident from injuries that can be costly to long term care facilities.

Tilt in Space Geriatric Recliner
Independent Tilt & Recline

Easy to Configure, Easy to Reassign

Broda Chair Accessories
Adjustable Comfort & Support Packages


The new Optimum Tilt in Space Recliner has evolved to make care giving easier, safer, and more cost effective.  The patient lift compatible design, removable upper back and drop arms reduce the risk of caregiver injury during transfers.  A range of seat widths, options, and positioning accessories make configuring a chair to individual needs easier.  Numerous positioning accessories make the Optimum Positioning Chair ideal in Hospice and Palliative Care while easy chair adjustments allow Long Term Care Facilities to reassign this chair.

Pressure Management & Comfort




Multi-density cushions redistribute pressure for superior comfort and better decubitus prevention during extended periods of sitting.  All Optimums come standard with the new Pre-Cure Pressure Redistributing Cushion which aids in prevention of pressure sores. The Optimum’s easy adjustments and new supportive cushion system make it the optimal tilt in space recliner for seniors living in long term care facilities.

Pressure Management Comfort
Pressure Management Cushion Included


Base Package
Positioning Package AB-14
Comfort Package AB-17 & AB-07
Mobility & Comfort 1P-02 & AB-17 & AB-07
AB-05 & AB-17 & AB-07


Easy to Clean & Maintain

Optimum 1400 Positioning Chairs come equipped with easy to clean and maintain vinyl designed for healthcare applications.  All components of the Optimum Positioning Chair are easily replaceable ensuring the Evolution will provide comfort, reduce agitation, and safely encourage independent mobility for the life of the chair.

Cleanable Healthcare Vinyl

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Silvertex Upgraded Vinyls

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