Multi Bari Bariatric Rise Recliner

Multi Bari Bariatric Rise Recliner

Bespoke Bariatric Seating tailored to the user’s requirements with features that deliver deep comfort and enhanced postural control

Designed for comfort and pressure management control it comes with a Standard Dual Motor offering a wide choice of positions, adjustable waterfall back which is very useful for those with mild kyphosis, scoliosis and reduced muscle mass and interchangeable seat cushions with different pressure management options.
Also finding the right fit couldn’t be easier with the following made to measure options:

  • Seat height
  • Seat width
  • Seat depth

Accommodating the gluteal shelf, reducing shear and friction during movement and aiding the person when they want to stand are all key features.

Description

  • Suitable For
  • Key Features
  • Optional Accessories
  • Mechanisms
  • Size Guide
  • Back Cushions
  • Seat Cushions
  • Headrest Cushions
  • Fabric Options
  • Safety Devices
  • Warranty
  • Gallery

Suitable For

The Multi Bari plus sized chair is suitable for either a health or home environment.
It offers clients and carers movement options that support good posture, pressure management and independent living. The dual motor mechanism is ideal for those clients:

  • who are unable to independently shift their weight either in a reclined or seated position.
  • with poor skin integrity where there is a high risk of skin breakdown.
  • with complex needs that require carer support to change position without putting their own health at risk whilst carrying out positional changes.

The back recline works independently of the leg rest enabling a wide range of relaxing positions, from sitting upright and raising the leg rest to relieve tired legs to a fully reclined resting position. The leg elevation can support reduction in oedema and fluid retention. This reduced fluid in the lower limbs allows a user to maintain their standing and walking abilities. The rise position supports standing, enabling the person to walk away more easily.
The three removable waterfall cushions can be repositioned and can be useful for those with mild kyphosis, scoliosis and reduced muscle mass on their back.
The chair comes with a range of made to measure options:
Seat Height ensuring that the client’s feet are flat on the floor and that their thighs are in contact with the full length of the seat cushion to provide a comfortable sitting position.
Seat Width supporting correct pelvic positioning and stability as well as reducing any pressure areas especially around the hip joint. Always allow adequate room for natural movement and different changes of clothing.
Seat Depth ensuring that the thighs are supported throughout their length but not too long, or too short so as to avoid pressure points at the back of the knees and on the Ischial Tuberosities.
The chair can also be used as part of a 24-hour postural care programme to reduce the risk of skin breakdown and its features also ensure that a user can be repositioned to allow for optional occupational performance, thus allowing an individual to engage in activities they want to do.

Environments:

Key Features

The Multi Bari comes with the following key features as standard. There is the option to purchase additional features and these are detailed in the Optional Accessories Section.

Mechanism

The Multi Bari is available with a Standard Dual Motor mechanism. The two motors allow the back rest to move independently of the leg rest enabling a wide range of relaxing positions, from sitting upright and raising the leg rest to relieve tired legs, to a fully reclined resting position. Leg section elevation can support reduction in oedema and fluid retention. This reduced fluid in the lower limbs allows a user to maintain their standing and walking abilities.
When the seat is in the rise position it tilts transferring the user’s weight to their knees and taking away the pressure on the hips allowing them to walk away from the chair more easily.
For further details on this mechanism, with video clips, visit the Mechanisms Section.

Three Tier Waterfall Back Cushion

The three removable and replaceable waterfall cushions can be repositioned enabling the user to be seated and their posture supported correctly to meet their individual needs. The comfort and postural options are further enhanced with the addition of blockers (see below) that adjust the shape and support of the back cushions, and the ability to adjust the firmness of each individual cushion by adding or taking away fibres.
Covers can also be removed for cleaning. See Back Cushion Section for details on this back cushion.

Back Blockers

At the back of the waterfall cushions, sleeves are fitted to accommodate the blockers to provide additional postural support. The position of each back cushion can be adapted with blockers to adjust the shape and support for the specific needs of each user. Blockers are provided as standard.

Pressure Management Seat Cushions

There is a choice of six interchangeable seat cushions each with different pressure management features. You can purchase one or more cushions to support the different needs of individuals who may use this chair.
Cushions and covers are removable for cleaning. With all these seat cushions we recommend a fabric with four way stretch properties to aid reduction of shear and friction. See Seat Cushion Section for details of the individual cushions.

Chaise Cover

The Multi Bari benefits from a single, full seat cover. This chaise reduces the risk of pressure areas developing due to pinch points and shear and friction when the chair reclines. Designed with a memory foam insert the chaise offers deep comfort.
The chaise cover and memory foam can be removed for cleaning and replacement.

Arm Rest Design

The arms have been designed to be extra flat and wide, this supports upper limb weight and reduces strain on joints and muscles.

Handset Loop and Deep Side Pocket

These are positioned on the right-hand side of the chair. If you want them on the left side of the chair please request this on ordering.

Heavy-Duty Glides

These come as standard.

Optional Accessories

The following features can be purchased to enhance the functionality of the chair.

High Wear Areas

The following covers, in matching fabric, can be purchased to protect high wear areas:

  • Full length arm covers
  • Head cover
  • Seat cover

Headrests

There are five headrests to choose from, all of which come with a Velcro tab allowing them to fit over the top cushions. For further details on each of these options please refer to the Headrests Section.

  • Head roll
  • Small head pillow
  • Small profile headrest
  • Large profile headrest
  • Midline headrest

Safety Options*

For further details on the options below please refer to Safety Options Section.

  • Enclosure skirt

* Please note that some of these additional features will need to be fitted at the point of manufacture.

Mechanisms

The most important aspect to consider before purchasing any healthcare chair are the seating positions that are required to aid the conditions of the client and address any pressure and postural management needs.
The Multi Bari is available with a Standard Dual Motor mechanism. Please check the Sizes Section for all user weights and dimensions before selecting your chair. For demonstrations of the mechanisms described below please watch the relevant videos.
If you would like to find out about what mechanisms are available on other healthcare chairs from the Repose range please see the comparison chart below.

Standard Dual Motor

The Standard Dual Motor comes with an independent backrest recline and independent leg rest movement that enables a whole range of positions to aid posture and pressure management. It also has a rise function to aid standing from a seated position.

  • The independent recline allows the user to maintain flexibility over their body’s position, particularly the amount of hip flexion, enabling them to maximise comfort as well as managing health needs.
  • The independent leg rest offers the user additional flexibility over positioning, allowing them to either use it in conjunction with the recline feature to create the optimal posture for their body shape.

Size Guide

Overall Weight Limits

The Multi-Bari has a weight limit of 254 Kg (40 stone) and a leg rest with a capacity of 160 Kg (25 stone) as standard.

Seat Cushion Weight Limits

Certain pressure management seat cushion options have their own overall weight limits, including the Dynaform, details of which can be found in the Seat Cushion Section. The maximum leg rest weight limit is unaffected by the seat cushion.

Important Dimensions

  Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 Option 4 
Seat Height 457mm (18″)
508mm (20″)
457mm (18″)
508mm (20″)
457mm (18″)
508mm (20″)
457mm (18″)
508mm (20″)
Seat Width 610mm (24″) 660mm (26″) 711mm (28″) 762mm (30″)
Seat Depth 457mm (18″)
508mm (20″)
559mm (22″)
457mm (18″)
508mm (20″)
559mm (22″)
457mm (18″)
508mm (20″)
559mm (22″)
457mm (18″)
508mm (20″)
559mm (22″)

Back Cushions

The three removable waterfall cushions can be repositioned enabling the user to be seated and their posture supported correctly to meet their individual needs. The comfort and postural options are further enhanced with the addition of blockers that adjust the shape and support of the back cushions, and the ability to adjust the firmness of each individual cushion by adding or taking away fibres.
This back style can be useful for those with mild kyphosis, scoliosis and reduced muscle mass on their back.
In addition, all cushions can be repositioned to suit a user’s individual seating preferences and fibres added or removed from fibre filled cushions to adjust firmness. Covers can also be removed for cleaning.
If you would like to find out about what back cushions are available on other healthcare chairs from the Repose range please see the comparison chart below.

Waterfall

Individual fibre filled waterfall cushions, each of which are fully adjustable to accommodate maximum postural support. The waterfall back can be useful for those with mild Kyphosis, Scoliosis and reduced muscle mass on their back.

Seat Cushions

There is a choice of six interchangeable seat cushions each with different pressure management features. You can purchase one or more cushions to support the different needs of individuals who may use this chair.
Cushions and covers are removable for cleaning. With all these seat cushions we recommend a fabric with four way stretch properties to aid reduction of shear and friction.
If you would like to find out about what seat cushions are available on other healthcare chairs from the Repose range please see the comparison chart below.

Easiform

For standard seating, our softest foam cushion with high quality Reflex foam filler for gentle comfort.

Firmaform

For our standard seating, a cushion that provides a more supportive and firm seat with a high-quality filler from Reflex, the foam specialists.

Viscoform

For those who have good posture and mobility but are seated for greater than one hour at a time and require pressure relief and supported comfort. This cushion has a high-density foam base which offers a supportive and firm seat base with a top layer of memory foam to allow immersion into the cushion, giving stability and a large surface area to reduce pressure levels.

Liquiform

For those who have good posture and mobility but sit for long periods of time and require pressure relief and supported comfort. Recommended for people with limited muscle bulk or at risk of excessive weight loss. This cushion has a high-density foam which offers a supportive and firm seat base. The foam is topped with a fluid liquid gel in a soft silicone cover which provides a high level of pressure relief. The liquid gel helps to dissipate heat and constantly adapts to the user’s movement.

Coolform

For those sitting for long periods with specific comfort issues such as a high risk of pressure sores. This cushion uses the latest medical grade silicone gel technology allowing pressure to be evenly distributed. The gel conforms to the shape of the body and equalises to body temperature. The gel cells allow air to flow easily and Coolform is totally odourless and hypoallergenic.

Dynaform

For those at very high risk of developing pressure sores or a history of sores where the highest priority is to prevent further pressure damage. The Dynaform cushion is a dynamic alternating air cushion, which constantly changes the air levels within its air cells to recreate the effect of normal body movements, which provides constant pressure redistribution to prevent pressure build up.

Minimum weight of user 40 kg (6 stone 4lbs)
Maximum weight of user 121 kg (19 stone)

Headrest Cushions

There is a choice of 5 detachable headrests all attached with a velcro tab.

Head Roll

The head roll is useful to reduce depth for anyone with reduced neck extension or needing to keep their head in a neutral position for tasks such as eating or drinking whilst maximising comfort and reducing effort.

Small Head Pillow

The small head pillow provides additional comfort for those who may require a softer surface to rest on whilst stopping hyper-extension at the neck when reclined or tilted.

Small Profile Headrest

Similar to the large profile headrest but support is focused more on the head and neck.

Large Profile Headrest

This headrest provides a combination of lateral support at the head, neck and shoulders whilst offering additional comfort and reducing neck extension.

Midline Headrest

The midline headrest provides postural support for those with some form of midline deficit, following a stroke resulting in proprioceptive deficit or unilateral neglect for example. It is also useful for those with reduced lateral muscle strength or tolerance (such as sternocleinomastoid).

Fabric Options

All our health fabrics are Waterproof, Anti-MRSA, Anti-bacterial, Anti-fungal, Crib 5 and bleach cleanable. All cushions and cushion covers are removable for cleaning purposes.

Safety Devices

The Multi Bari comes with the option to choose the following safety feature:

Enclosure Skirt

The enclosure skirt hides the mechanism when the chair is either in the full rise or recline positions. This has been designed to stop small pets entering the mechanism whilst in the recline or rise positions.

Warranty

Below is a summary of our Standard two-year warranty terms and conditions.
There is also the option to upgrade to a five-year comprehensive care plan, this is for non-commercial users only, please call our office on 023 9230 06556.

Standard Two-Year Warranty

Two years on mechanisms and frame.
One year on air seat cushions and also on some additional accessories such as the Accupak, 20 Cycle Back up and Relaxor heat and massage systems, upholstery and electrics.
Advanced Seating Solutions Ltd will repair or replace, at our discretion and free of charge to the original purchaser, any parts covered by this warranty and that on examination, are found to be defective in material and/or workmanship. The warranty is for parts and labour only. The product or parts requiring repair/replacement must be returned to Advanced Seating Solutions Ltd by you and you will be responsible for the costs of packaging, postage and any postal insurance.
Any products returned to Advanced Seating Solutions Ltd must be disinfected and should pose no health hazard.