A wheelchair scale is a weighing scale large enough to accommodate a patient on a wheelchair. The scale provides the weight of the patient on the wheelchair or, using Tare, the weight of the patient only. A wheelchair scale is a convenient way of weighing patients who cannot stand, because they allow the patient to remain in their own wheelchair, where they feel comfortable. This also saves time weighing patients. Marsden wheelchair scales are robust, reliable and suitable for almost any size of wheelchair. All are Class III Approved for medical use.
If portability is a priority, the Marsden M-610 consists of two weighbeams that have carry handles and wheels with the option of a durable carry cases. This make the M-610 perfect for the community health visitor.
The Marsden M-620 wheelchair scale is a platform with a trolley which means this option can easily be wheeled around the hospital or care home. The scale folds up onto the trolley for easy, compact storage.
The Marsden M-650 is one of the more popular wheelchair scale. Choose a sturdy, one-piece platform, a platform with one or two handrails for weighing standing patients, or platform with column mounted indicator. The base has been sympathetically designed with long, gentle inclines on the ramps to make life as easy as possible for the nurse.