The original KP 10.3 S Power Wheelchair were simply manual wheelchairs that had motors and batteries integrated into their design. These power wheelchair tended to be a little noisy and unreliable with little if any adjustability or options.
Karma KP 10.3 Power Wheelchair:
- Ergonomic seat system provides comfortable seating.
- Tool-free disassembled into 3 parts for traveling and transportation.
- Quick-release battery pack.
- Washable upholstery.
- Height adjustable and flip back armrest.
- 2-level adjustable back angle
KP 10.3 Power Wheelchair is one type of wheel chairs which is also referred and known as Electric Power Wheel Chair or (EPW). An Power wheel chair is used to move such wheel chairs instead of pushing by some attendant or by hand rims. It also has navigational controls so that it can be moved to any desired direction. Power wheel chairs are suitable for those, who are weaker to move the manual wheel chair using the hand rims and also provides its users a level of comfort.
Karma KP 10.3 Power Wheelchair Safety With Disabilities:
- For optimum wheelchair safety should have a seat belt fastened around waist and around chest. As with all belts the user should be able to quickly release in case of an emergency.
- Healthy, fit, active paraplegics are at the lowest risk of injury when operating a manual or power wheelchair.
- Amputees with missing arms or legs are a low risk if they have good upper body control and strength and the wheelchair is set up for their individual needs.
- Individuals with Parkinson's Disease, Cerebral Palsy, or Multiple Sclerosis are at a mild to moderate risk depending upon the advancement of the disease. These individuals tend to have decreased strength and motor control. An assessment for wheelchair safety is recommended.
- Those individuals with very little upper body movement, using specialized systems such as sip and puff and or-gyroscopic (inertia) wheelchair controls are a high risk. Paralyzed children and adults, as well as very small adults requiring specialized seating most often use power wheelchairs and are high risk for injury.