Thera-Glide® | Decorative Metal The Therapeutic Safety Glider

The Thera-Glide® Decorative Metal chair safely allows users to benefit from the therapeutic effects of a rocking chair while minimizing the risk of falls during transfer. With its patented auto-lock mechanism permitting safer transfers, the Thera-Glide® chair is exceptionally comfortable and extremely secure owing to its contoured cushions, extended armrests with palm grips, anti-tip stable base, and height adjustment.

The Thera-Glide® Decorative Metal chair is constructed to meet rigorous institutional standards yet styled to complement a home-like environment.

  • Exceptionally comfortable ergonomically designed chair effortlessly glides on precision bearings.
  • Choice of three back cushion styles.
  • Choice of three seat widths (small, standard, wide).
  • Soft Sense Infinite Position Locking Mechanism (US Patent 6406095B1, CAN 2323398) performs for big, small, tall, or short users alike and locks instantly at a position individually best suited for the safest exit from the chair.
  • Extra long base with side anti-tips stabilizes the chair for greater safety.
  • Standard adjustable height for a better fit.
  • A unique glider lockout lever allows the chair to be locked in any stationary position.
  • Extended armrests with ergonomic palm grips correctly position hands over the feet for safer transfers.
  • Optional polyurethane armrests. Combined with the Contemporary backrest cushion, they provide a good solution to facilitate cleaning and disinfecting.
  • Comfortable removable/replaceable cushions using best quality High Resiliency foams upholstered in healthcare grade leatherette or Crypton. COM also available. Meets CA 117. CA 133 available.
  • Optional adjustable seat depth and backrest angle available
  • Standard rear wheels to easily move the chair.
Backrest Cushion Styles
  • Classic Model
  • Comfort Plus Model
  • Contemporary Model

Fabrics and Finishes

Please note that due to variations in computer hardware and software configurations, these samples are intended as a reference only and should not be considered an exact match for color, size, or consistency of the product or its materials.

Steel Paint

All LPA Medical chairs have a welded steel frame painted with a durable heat-cured powder coating process.

Graphite
(Optimum, Nomade II and Versatile II)
Sepia
(Comp-Position, Dyn-Ergo, Evolution, Harmony,
Thera-Glide line and Utility)
Wood Stains
Clear Varnish
Decorative Metal Thera-Glide® and Utility chairs
11 – Natural
Wood and Transitional Thera-Glide®
12 – Mahogany
Wood and Transitional Thera-Glide®
13 – Walnut
Wood and Transitional Thera-Glide®
14 – Ebony
Wood and Transitional Thera-Glide®
Fabrics

Following is a list of available fabrics. Please contact us for special requests. COM (Customer’s own material) is accepted.

Grade A

Stock Contract Grade Healthcare Vinyl Upholstery (all chairs except Nomad II, Optimum and Versatile II)

PR 36 Cabernet/Burgundy PR 55 Deep Sapphire Blue PR 51 Cocoa PR 49 Deep Sea Green

Stock Contract Grade Healthcare Vinyl Upholstery (Optimum chair only)

Red Blue Beige Green

Stock Contract Grade Healthcare Silvertex Vinyl Upholstery (Nomad II and Versatile II chairs only). Silvertex features SILVERGUARD® technology which contains a silver ion based antimicrobial agent.

Blackberry Meteor Sapphire Taupe
Grade B

Special Order Contract Grade Healthcare NaugaSoft Vinyl Upholstery

PR 42 Roseblush PR 45 Mint Leaf PR 52 Saddle PR 54 Mallard Blue
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(Please note that grade A NaugaSoft colors are shown in this NaugaSoft chart.)

Stock Contract Grade Healthcare Silvertex Vinyl Upholstery (all chairs except Nomad II and Versatile II). Silvertex features SILVERGUARD® technology which contains a silver ion based antimicrobial agent.

Blackberry Meteor Sapphire Taupe
Grade C

Special Order Contract Grade Healthcare Silvertex Vinyl Upholstery. Silvertex features SILVERGUARD® technology which contains a silver ion based antimicrobial agent.
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Chesnut
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Special Order Crypton Upholstery
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Crypton Poetry Merlot
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*Please note that the Poetry 54 Camel fabric is discontinued.
J. Ennis Droplet Aqua J. Ennis Droplet Sunset J. Ennis Droplet Chinchilla J. Ennis Droplet Charcoal
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J. Ennis History Navy J. Ennis History Lagoon J. Ennis History Pumpkin J. Ennis History Linen
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J. Ennis Keystone Rust J. Ennis Keystone Sprig J. Ennis Keystone Yellow J. Ennis Keystone Chestnut
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J. Ennis Pollen Lagoon J. Ennis Pollen Yellow J. Ennis Pollen Chinchilla J. Ennis Pollen Chestnut
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Douglas Yara Buff Douglas Yara Grout Douglas Yara Red Douglas Yara Scate
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Grade D

Special Order Crypton Upholstery
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J. Ennis Ambiance Claret J. Ennis Ambiance Forest J. Ennis Ambiance Slate J. Ennis Ambiance Chocolate
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J. Ennis Influence Claret J. Ennis Influence Denim J. Ennis Influence Yellow J. Ennis Influence Linen
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Douglas Fabrics Ramble Alabaster Douglas Fabrics Ramble Midnight Douglas Fabrics Ramble Moss Douglas Fabrics Ramble Port
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J. Ennis Stream Purple J. Ennis Stream Claret J. Ennis Stream Linen J. Ennis Stream Black
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Douglas Fabrics Trinket Chili Douglas Fabrics Trinket Clove Douglas Fabrics Trinket Pebble Douglas Fabrics Trinket Pomegranate
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Grade E

Special Order Crypton Upholstery
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Mayers Fabrics Crystals Verdigris Mayers Fabrics Skate Copper Mayers Fabrics Webscape Turquoise
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Model R-505 Small R-605 Standard R-705 Large
Width 22" / 66cm 26" / 56cm 29" / 74cm
Depth 32" / 81cm
Overall Height Adjustable 44" to 47" / 112cm to 119cm
Seat/Floor Height Adjustable 16" to 19" / 41cm to 48cm
Seat Width 16 1/2" / 42cm 20 1/2" / 52cm 23 1/2" / 60cm
Armrest height from seat 8" / 20cm
Seat Depth 17 1/2" / 45cm (See R-C1 option for adjustable depth)
Weight Capacity 300lbs / 136kg 300lbs / 136kg 450lbs / 205kg
Weight 58lbs / 26kg 61lbs / 28kg 67lbs / 31kg
Contract grade Naugasoft vinyl standard, Crypton fabric available. Conforms to CA Technical Bulletin 117. CA133 available.
Thera-Glide® Standard Features
  • Forward positioned armrests specially designed to facilitate egress.
  • Lateral anti-tips for added safety.
  • Manual locking mechanism stabilizes the chair and prevents rocking when you sit down or get up.
  • Cushions can easily be removed for cleaning.
  • Seat height is adjustable from 16" to 19" (41 to 48cm).
  • Standard rear wheels makes relocating the chair easy.
  • R-C1 Seat Depth Adjustment 15" to 18" (38cm to 45,7cm) and Backrest Angle 95° to 115°.
  • R-C2 Upholstered Side Panels.
  • R-C4 Ajustable feet kit for seat height 21" to 24". Gliding limitation and professional supervising required.
  • R-C7 Polyurethane armrests.
  • R-020 Gliding ottoman.
    Dimensions (W x D x H): 16" x 16 1/4" x 15" (40.6 x 41.3 x 38cm).
  • R-030 Fixed ottoman.
    Dimensions (W x D x H): 16" x 16" x 14" (40.6 x 40.6 x 36cm).
  • RA-01 Opaque Activity Tray..
  • RA-02 Clear Activity Tray.
  • RA-03 Safety Straps for Activity Tray (this is not a restraining device).
  • RA-09 Side Storage Bag (not compatible with RA-01 & RA-02).
  • RA-10 1" (2.5cm) insert raises seat height.
  • RA-11 1 1/2" (3.8cm) insert raises seat height.
  • RA-12 2" (5cm) insert raises seat height.
  • RA-13 Wedge Insert raises seat height, 2" (5cm) at front and 1/4" (0.5cm) at rear.
  • RA-20 Backrest canvas for lateral trunk support (supports not included).
  • RA-23 4" (10cm) lateral trunk supports with backrest canvas.
  • RA-24 6" (15cm) lateral trunk supports with backrest canvas.
  • RB-18 Adjustable Cervical Support.
  • Z-C8 PRE-CURE solution option allows the insertion of specialty pressure management cushions without increasing the height of the seat.
  • AC-04 Leatherette padded tray cover.