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In this section you will find information about furniture you use in your home. It covers sleeping, seating, getting your body comfortable and stable, and table that you can use while seated or in a bed.

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Seating, Sleeping and Body Support

Seating, sleeping and support equipment can be quite complex. There are a range of beds, chairs and supports on the market with a variety of options and accessories to meet an individual's support, comfort and functional needs. Care is needed to ensure a good match between person and equipment, otherwise poor function and injury can result. This section also includes information on tables that can be used while sitting in a chair or lying in bed.

Do You Need More Help or Advice

Please call our national ILC Infoline 1300 885 886. You will be connected to your local state/territory ILC for the cost of a local phone call. Northern Territory callers are automatically directed to ILC in South Australia.