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Comfort Coat Polartec Microfiber Fleece Wheelchair Poncho

Comfort Coat Polartec Microfiber Fleece Wheelchair Poncho

Regular price $195.00 USD
Regular price $300.00 USD Sale price $195.00 USD
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  • Easily slipped over an individual while seated in wheelchair. Fits securely like special-purpose clothing - can be left in position during activity. 2 Sizes accommodates almost all individuals!
  • Perfect for wheelchair users with reduced circulation in their legs. Keeps you warm from nose to ankle without restricting movement or getting caught in wheelchair wheels.
  • Tuck hands underneath in lap to keep warm or bring out to drive with hand controls unrestricted
  • Warm enough for Minnesota's blustery winters, yet breathes well enough it is worn indoors for hours without overheating when getting a chill.
  • Two Quilted, Reversible Layers of the densest, softest, coziest Polartec Microfiber Fleece
  • Wind and Water Repellent, Stain Resistant Polartec Microfiber Fleeces are expensive but top quality, very durable, and long-lasting.
  • Cozy Warmth - Roll Neck Up or Down
  • Easy Sleeve Closure with Velcro
  • Sleeveless arm flaps with velcro closures under the wrist allow even C5 quadriplegics with restricted arm movement and limited strength to flip it on over their head or take it off INDEPENDENTLY!
  • American-Made Craftsmanship, Very Durable, Machine washable. 
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty. Oldest still looks great after 10 years and 50+ washings
The Comfort Coat reaches down to your shoulder blades or wraps around wheelchair backrest. No need to lean forward and tuck it behind your back uncomfortably changing your position. The wheelchair backrest already keeps your back protected and warm. This ease of taking it on and off without needing to change position or physically move makes it faster to get ready to go and also makes it comfortable to even ask a stranger if necessary, such as a waitress at a restaurant, to help pull it off.

Designed for any disabled or handicapped wheelchair user, perfect for individuals with reduced circulation in their legs. Independance for someone with limited arm strength, or limited dexterity unable to put on or take off a conventional heavy winter coat or struggles with sleeves and zippers.
  • Quadriplegia / Tetraplegia (SCI)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS)
  • Stroke
  • Brain Injury
  • Elderly
  • many other debilitating diseases and conditions
Mark Felling, Broadened Horizons President and the Comfort Coat's designer has been using the prototype from early fall to late spring through Minnesota's blustery winters since 2005 and it still looks like new. The prototype was originally sewn by Mark's mother, a skilled seamstress - Thanks Mom! Quality is in the details - designed by the disabled for the disabled with the detailed, loving touch only a mother can add!

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