The VELA Neonatal chair gives parents the best chance to sit with their child for long periods while also improving the staff work environment.
The user can easily change their position while sitting in the chair, such as adjusting the backrest and footrest. This means they can rest in the chair and sit comfortably even for long periods of time. Multi-position settings give patients independence and comfort
The staff have a good work position as the chair can be raised to the desired height using the electric height adjustment. This feature also allows parents to sit or rest at the right height to reach their child in the incubator
Parents can sit up by themselves and get up from the chair, holding their child, without having to call the staff or put their child down
Optimised nursing support can be provided by adjusting the armrests to the right height
The chair can easily be moved around the ward as needed
Parents can safely stand up or sit down because the central brake ensures that the chair is stable
Magic Premium lives up to all the requirements of the health sector, including durability and hygiene. Magic Premium can be disinfected using solutions of 70% ethanol or chlorine disinfectants containing up to 5,000 ppm of active chlorine. Magic Premium provides a comfortable, non-slippery surface.
Magic Premium is manufactured by Cotting Group.
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EN 1021 1-2
BS 5852 Crib 5
B2 (DIN 4102)
The padding is Oekotex labeled and surface resistant to blood and urine (EN 12720).
The fabric must be cleaned regularly with pH-neutral soap and a soft cloth. Always wipe dry with a clean, wrung-out cloth.
The fabric can be disinfected using cleaning products containing up to 75% ethanol. It is also possible to disinfect with chlorine, using products like Actichlor Plus with concentrations of up to 5,000 ppm. Always wipe dry with a clean, wrung-out cloth (rinsed in clean water).
About: The Department of Neonatology is a specialised department where premature children and newborn children with illnesses are cared for and treated. Neonatology departments focus on the development of the children admitted and the wellbeing of the families in general.
Betty Nørgaard, Quality Coordinator, on the VELA Neonatal Chair:
This hospital chair for patients allows parents to be more independent. Previously, they would need help placing a pillow under one arm. Then they would need help reaching the mother’s milk. When sitting in the VELA chair, parents can adjust the position themselves if they need to. Maybe they want to lean back a little further or put their legs up. It means a lot to the parents to be able to do the small things themselves while sitting with their child.
The work environment is improved for our staff, as the chair can easily be raised and lowered using a remote control. This means that the staff no longer have to work hunched over or stand in uncomfortable positions when showing or helping parents feed their baby, which was often the case with our previous recliners.
The chair looks homely and as the parents are often at the hospital for a long time, it means a lot to them if the environment feels more like home.
The chair is comfortable, so the parents can sit with their child for long periods of time without experiencing discomfort.
Reference: Mother of a preemie
Department: Mother and Child Center, Reinier de Graaf Hospital, Netherlands
About: The Mother and Child Center offer family-oriented care.
Mother of a preemie, Mother and Child Center, Reinier de Graaf Hospital, Netherlands
The VELA Neonatal Chair is comfortable and easy to use. I cuddled with my daughter for hours. While I was with my daughter, the doctor checked her. That went well. I liked that I could stay in the chair. Because the height of the VELA is adjustable, the doctor could do her job. My daughter and I enjoyed Kangaroo Care in the VELA chair.
Watch the video about how the VELA Neonatal chair was conceptualised during a PhD project at Kolding Sygehus Department of Neonatology.
The chair was developed, in part, based on RCT studies, together with staff and patients at H6 Department of Neonatology at Odense University Hospital (OUH) and P3 Department of Neonatology at Kolding Sygehus Hospital.
Increase patient comfort and independence
Improve work environment for staff
Improve operations at the hospital
Functions of the Chair:
Watch this video about the different settings available. See how these features support workflow through a good standing position, and give parents the best chance of sitting comfortably with their child even for long periods of time.
VELA medical chairs are designed to meet the stringent hygiene and disinfecting requirements in the healthcare sector
For optimal hygiene, chairs have easy-to-clean surfaces without recesses where dirt might gather, including the underside of the chair
All backrests are supplied with edge bands to prevent dirt collecting in the joints
All parts can withstand disinfection, for example, with alcohol or chlorine at the recommended concentration and mixing ratios
Tests and approvals
CE marking: The chair is CE marked in accordance with the Medical Device Regulation MDR 2017/745, which means that the chair complies with all European security requirements.
EMC-test: The chair´s electrical functions are tested and approved in accordance with the latest demands regarding electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), both in terms of radiation and susceptibility, which means that the chair is completely safe to use with all types of electrical equipment, including pacemakers and cellphones.
IP21: The chair´s electrical functions are tested and approved in accordance with IEC 60529 and has an Ingress Protection (IP)21 degree of security, meaning that all components are waterproof and safe to use. This also means that all electronics are protected from waterdrops as well as touch.