Improving chair provision: Worcestershire County Council

Chairs/Configura Rise and Recline

Previous situation:

Worcestershire County Council was providing a basic, single motor rise and recline chair without any adjustability, which was failing to meet the needs of many of its service users. A high proportion of the budget was being spent on expensive bespoke chairs, partly due to the lack of functionality in the basic chair, which were difficult to re-issue and tended to gather dust in stores. A new seating solution was required!


Worcestershire replaced their basic chair with Configura Rise and Recline and included Configura Care and Configura Bariatric as ‘standard specials’.


Training sessions were delivered for all OTs in Worcestershire and for stores staff covering cleaning, repair and maintenance.

About Accora

Based on a deep understanding of the needs of individuals, caregivers and service managers – we have developed a range of cost effective chair and bed solutions. Our aim is to help improve comfort, function and posture, and assist in preventing injury from pressure damage or falls.