Introducing DRIVE ASSIST™

We are pleased and proud to announce our latest innovation, DRIVE ASSIST™.

This is a revolutionary development and enhancement to our range, which will improve the lives of patients with a bariatric condition, and ensure safer handling of bariatric patients using the Seating Matters Bariatric Sorrento.


DRIVE ASSIST™ enables safer mobility at the touch of a button. A power pack controls the movement of the chair, steered easily by a caregiver.

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Seating Matters are changing the world of healthcare seating.

Seating Matters create world-leading specialist seating for adults and children. They were designed by Martina Tierney, an Occupational Therapist with 30 years experience in seating patients. Martina and her colleagues at Ulster University conducted the first and only clinical trial ever carried out on seating to prove the effects on the health and quality of life of patients. This trial recorded an 88% reduction in pressure ulcers in just 12 weeks among various other clinical benefits.

This ground breaking trial is having an amazing impact on patient care across the world.

Find out about the research behind Seating Matters chairs here:

Read Martina's blog here:

Find out how Seating Matters can dramatically reduce the cost of care for your organisation here:

Request The Clinician's Seating Handbook here:



LinkedIn: Martina Tierney

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