ALTHEA is the star of the Offcarr foldable light wheelchairs line. Widely appreciated and part of a great process of improvement lasted years to reach perfection, ALTHEA is born to embrace customers’ needs, to be highly adjustable and elegantly refined.
Great projects generates new great projects: starting from ALTHEA the family enlarged a lot. Other ALTHEA models were created to exist in order to support more functionalities and give a safe and comfortable answer to customers’ requests.
The possibility to lengthen the frame up to 6 centimetres is only one of ALTHEA’s special features. Here below you can find the ALTHEA FAMILY divided into its versions.
ALTHEA WITH RECLINING BACKREST is the perfect wheelchair model for the user looking for a reclining backrest from 90° to 150° with the fundamental presence of elevating footrests.
ALTHEA LOW SET UP makes self propulsion with the use of lower limbs easier. This wheelchair version is perfect for users who frequently self push themselves with the lower part of the body instead of using the upper limbs.
ALTHEA WITH DAMPENED BACKREST is endowed with continuously working dampers for an endless shock absorbing function of the backrest. This wheelchair model is suitable for customers suffering from sudden movements of the trunk.
ALTHEA LOW SET UP WITH RECLINING BACKREST combines low set up and the reclining possibility of the backrest.
ALTHEA LOW SET UP WITH DAMPENED BACKREST creates the right compromise between low set up and dampened backrest, thanks to the gas dampers always working.
- ALTHEA WITH RECLINING BACKREST
- ALTHEA WITH LOW SET UP
- ALTHEA WITH DAMPENED BACKREST
- ALTHEA LOW SET UP WITH RECLINING BACKREST
- ALTHEA LOW SET UP WITH DAMPENED BACKREST
- MEASURES AND WEIGHTS
The orthopaedic light wheelchair ALTHEA has a foldable frame in aluminium with double crossbar.
Ultra resistant and versatile, ALTHEA is completely Made in Italy and built with high quality materials. The combination of two factors like wide adjustability range and lots of available configurations has created a successful story for ALTHEA, since the very first beginning.
The highest customization in a foldable light wheelchair is a concept perfectly concentrated into ALTHEA.
The extraordinary comfort for the user and the person using pushing handles speaks about the special agility of this wheelchair model. ALTHEA has the possibility to lengthen the seat frame up to 6 centimetres over the starting measure* in depth; this unique feature helps the user testing new setups and new postural backrests, automatically creating room for them. The double crossbar supports up to 150 kilograms. The wide range of configurations fits many disabilities and many needs: single drive, curved rear frame, elevating footrests, several armrests types, 4 rear frame models (with or without small wheels for narrow passages, with curved rear frame, with small wheels for narrow passages with lever) and much more. ALTHEA is safe and comfortable even while travelling: ALTHEA is a crash tested model.
up to a maximum depth of 50 centimetres. Extra measures available: 52, 56 and 60.
ALTHEA WITH RECLINING BACKREST
The reclining ability of a wheelchair can be applied only on selected items. This selection implies great care about safety and comfort on the choice of the right wheelchair models that can de adapted with reclining backrest.
ALTHEA WITH RECLINING BACKREST is endowed with a tested gear allowing reclining functions thanks to a gas damper. The movement takes place when the two levers on the backrest pipes are pulled by the person pushing the wheelchair.
ALTHEA WITH RECLINING BACKREST makes transports easier by being a foldable wheelchair with detachable footrests. Just push a lever and take those footrests away. Push the central button on the rear wheels and you will obtain a reduced frame easy to handle.
SAFE AND RELIABLE
As the whole ALTHEA family, the RECLINING BACK version is endowed with the possibility to lengthen the frame up to 6 centimetres in depth. Add the anti-tip device and your wheelchair will be safe and ready for everyday tests. A tailor-made wheelchair can guarantee a different level of comfort and reliability: every Offcarr wheelchair is the final result of years of Italian craftmanship and history.
ALTHEA WITH LOW SET UP
The choice of an orthopaedic foldable wheelchair with low setup is easy and necessary in case of self propulsion that includes feet or lower limbs instead of upper limbs. ALTHEA WITH LOW SETUP helps the user moving into the surrounding space with a strong safety and a clear comfort.
Just check the regular order form in the Documentation section and get impressed by the great potential of ALTHEA LOW SET UP. Consider the importance of a good support of the pelvis to prevent sliding and the results of a bad posture.
ALTHEA WITH DAMPENED BACKREST
Specific requests on trunk support and management have found a solution on ALTHEA WITH DAMPENED BACKREST. The foldable and strong frame with double crossbar is the answer to best meet the fast and unintentional movements of the trunk.
Armrests are fundamental to best support the user. Among the different armrests models available you can find also the adjustable height ones.
ALTHEA LOW SET UP WITH RECLINING BACKREST
ALTHEA is excellent in every version. The LOW SET UP AND RECLINING BACKREST model is foldable and light, easy to use and highly performing thanks to the reclining backrest, that goes from 90° to 150° by activating two levers on the backrest pipes. An easy reclining wheelchair is something you can rely on when the wheelchair is produced in Italy by Offcarr. Excellent raw materials and craftmanship, excellent final products.
The elegant frame of ALTHEA has a classical design and represents the most versatile model among Offcarr light wheelchairs. A great range of possible configurations allows Offcarr to work on every wheelchair like a tailor: a golden label on the crossbar marks the identity of every single wheelchair, because every wheelchair is created only after the receiving the customers’ requests. Aesthetic and functionality are combined together to create your own version of ALTHEA.
ALTHEA LOW SET UP WITH DAMPENED BACKREST
The right balance between complex trunk needs and low set up requests gave birth to ALTHEA LOW SET UP WITH DAMPENED BACKREST. Strong, versatile and foldable ALTHEA is completely Made in Italy. The dampened backrest embraces the trunk movements at its best and the user is free to use the self push of the lower limbs instead of using constantly the upper limbs.
FIND YOUR BALANCE
Details can truly make the difference, and choices too. Offcarr creates wheelchairs since 1982: projects, manufacturing process and delivery are all elements turning around a single point, the final customer. The maximum customization of the wheelchair comes from a careful listening to the people’s need and every wheelchair is unique, as a tailor would do with a tuxedo. From raw materials to the final details: the highest quality of a Made in Italy product is gathered into Offcarr’s customized wheelchairs.
MEASURES AND WEIGHTS
Read the order forms in the Documentation section to check all the available otpions for this wheelchair and the whole ALTHEA FAMILY.