Power Lift Recliner
This Ashley Furniture Ernestine Power Lift Recliner is a top choice for lift chairs. It is an all around comfortable chair that maybe a good lift chair for Medicare reimbursement. It comes in a good size that fits a large number of users and reclines nearly flat, allowing for multiple uses. The dual motors allow high position customization and are easy to use for those who may be tired mentally and/or have signs of dementia. Massage, heat, and zero-gravity positioning are lacking, but this chair comes with many features at an economical price. The process of qualifying and obtaining lift chair for medicare reimbursement is easy.
Sizing and Appearance:
This power recliner has a seat height of 20.75 inches, a width of 22.75 inches, and a weight limit of 300 pounds. These dimensions make this chair ideal for most users between 5’4” and 6’2” tall. It is neutral in color so that it can fit in with any room style and comes available in soft, slate gray polyester fabric.
This Ashley Furniture lift chair is a three position model, allowing it to recline to a nearly flat position. The functionality makes this ideal for users that spend a large amount of time in their chair, as it can adjust to seated, relaxing, and napping positions. The dual motors control the footrest and backrest independently. So you your position is customized for optimal comfort. This chair does not recline to flat or into the zero-gravity position, making it less ideal for users with heart conditions.
Ease of Use:
This chair includes a simple remote that utilizes only four buttons. Two buttons control the backrest. While the other two control the footrest. Each of these sets includes an up and down button. This simple design makes this chair ideal for users with dementia or any mental challenges.
These lift recliners are covered in polyester fabric for a soft feel for the users. The chair utilizes a single chaise design. This eliminates gaps in the fabric and padding that can cause discomfort. It is also very comfortable with high-quality foam padding. This chair lacks heat and massage capabilities, which makes this stand up chair less than desirable for those with diabetes, edema, or with poor circulation.
Setup and Cleaning:
The backrest cover of this chair is easy to remove. Cleaning is easy. This chair also only weighs 150 pounds and can fit through a 30-inch doorway for easy setup. Only 16 inches of space is needed between the chair and the wall, making it one of the more space-efficient models available. It comes with a one-year warranty and the option for either a three- or five-year accident protection plan.
If your doctor has suggested that you get a lift chair to assist you than you will need to ask your doctor for a prescription to begin the process for medicare reimbursement.
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