Open/Close Menu Founded in 1846 - Suppliers of Homecare, Healthcare and Medical products
permobil-wheelchairs-ireland

Permobil wheelchairs now available in Scotland & Ireland from the experts at John Preston Healthcare.

Permobil are recognised as a leading manufacturer of Powerchairs or Electric Wheelchairs – and the full range is now available in Scotland & Ireland.

The range includes excellent powerchairs for children and adults including:

Powerchairs for children:

Powerchairs for adults:

We offer a free trial or demonstration service for the Permobil range throughout Scotland – our Product Specialists will liaise with your health professional to provide the perfect powerchair for you or your child.

Some models have been crash tested and all offer the opportunity for bespoke elements for your individual unique needs.

demonstrations-available-scotland

We highly recommend a visit on our our showrooms or that you arrange a home visit with our Product Specialist – call us on 028 92 677 077.

We offer demonstrations throughout Scotland & Ireland. 

Our Product Specialist will carry out an in-depth assessment to make sure the chair is right for you and order something to suit your exact specifications. 

Get in touch today on 028 92 677 077 and our expert team will be delighted to help.

We are ISO9001 accredited and a member of the British Healthcare Traders Association so you have peace of mind that you are dealing with a reputable and trusted family business.

We have been a family business since 1846.

Permobil powerchairs for children

Koala Miniflex Paediatric Powerchair

The Koala is the smallest powerchair for children and is ideal for a wide range of young users – from  toddlers to young teenagers.

It is equipped with the same powerful motors and front-wheel drive as Permobil’s wheelchairs for adults, but adapted to the needs of children.

The Miniflex seating system is a flexible seating system for growing children and children with special seating needs.

Available in three sizes and with a range of body supports. Options include installation of an orthotic seat.

Model Highlights

Maximum user weight 35 kg
Range 20-30 km
Maximum speed 6,5 km/h
Obstacle height 60 mm
Turning radius 570 mm

Features and spec:

– Electronically controlled tilt adjustment and seat lift

– Rear wheel drive for responsive steering

– Bumper for safe and comfortable driving

– Wheel rims and hub caps available

– Easily accessible charging point

– Tilt and height adjustment included as standard

– Total length 965 mm

– Total width 585 mm

– Minimum transport length 710 mm

– Seat height (fixed) 340 mm

– Seat height with powered seat lift 410 – 660 mm

– Total weight incl. batteries 94 kg

– Maximum user weight 35 kg

– Seat width 250 – 300 – 350 mm

– Seat depth 270 – 320 – 370 mm

– Backrest width 270 – 320 – 370 mm

– Backrest height 325 – 375 – 425 – 475 mm

– Distance between armrests 250 – 350 mm

– Backrest angle – adjustable 80o – 145o

– Leg support angle – adjustable 90o – 150o

– Battery capacity 2 x 40 Ah Range (ISO 7176-4) 25 – 30 km

– Maximum speed 6.5 km/hr Turning radius (ISO 7176-5) 570 mm

– Obstacle height 60 mm

– Suspension no

– Electronics R-net

– Powered seat lift yes

– Powered seat tilt yes

– Powered leg rest adjustment no

– Powered backrest adjustment no

– Guarantee 2 years

– EN12182/EN12184 CE yes

Permobil M400 PS Junior Powerchair

The M400 PS Jr. combines the capabilities of the M400 base with the versatility of the PS Jr. seating system for the perfect pediatric chair.

With a tight turning radius, you’ll be able to maneuver through your home with ease.

The expandable seat pan allows for a custom fit, so the chair can grow with the child and the PS Jr. is designed with convenient flip back armrests, making transfers a breeze.

Thanks to the UniTrack, standard on the PS Jr you can have a variety of adjustments and accessories for added comfort.

Model Highlights:

Flexible seat –  Perfect for the growing child

Uni Track – Thanks to the UniTrack, standard on the PS Jr., you can have a variety of adjustments and accessories for added comfort.

Turning radius of just 51cm offers tremendous maneuverability

Climbing – The Climbing and Traction Link system performs multiple functions, providing overall stability especially while climbing obstacles

Maximum user weight 75 kg

Range (ISO 7176-4) 30 – 35 km

Maximum speed 10 – 12 km/h

Obstacle height 60 – 80 mm

Turning radius (ISO 7176-5) 510 mm

Armrests – Armrests flip back completely out of the way for easier transfers.
.
Suspension Casters are connected for added climbing stability.

Legrests – Adjustable legrests allow for better positioning.

Specification:

– Total length 925 mm
– Total width 615 mm
– Minimum transport length 826 mm
– Seat height with powered seat lift 430 – 630 mm
– Total weight incl. batteries 142 kg
– Maximum user weight 75 kg
– Seat width 275 – 400 mm
– Seat depth 250 – 450 mm
– Backrest width 275 – 400 mm
– Backrest height 350 – 560 mm
– Armrest pad length 260 – 335 mm
– Backrest angle adjustable: 85° – 120°
– Leg rest angle adjustable: 85° – 175°
– Battery capacity 2 x 60 Ah – 2 x73 Ah
– Range (ISO 7176-4) 30 – 35 km
– Maximum speed 10 – 12 km/h
– Turning radius (ISO 7176-5) 510 mm
– Motor power 2 x 250 Watt
– Obstacle height 60 – 80 mm
– Ground clearance 430 mm
– Suspension yes
– Electronics R-net
– Powered seat lift option: 200 mm
– Powered seat tilt option: 0° – 45°
– Powered leg rest option: special adaptation
– Powered backrest option: special adaptation
– Guarantee 2 years
– EN12182/EN12184 CE Yes

Permobil K450 MX Paediatric Powerchair

The K450 MX is the new kid on the block!

It is crash tested and with a suspension system on every wheel the K450 MX offers a smooth ride; whether you are going down the corridor at school or to the shops.

The powered high/low setting makes it possible for children to get down to the ground. iIt is perfect for listening to a story, or switching to playing with others.

The powered high/low setting ranges from 7.6 – 66 cm, making it easy to sit at a table or desk and even to reach down to things on the ground.

In addition the K450 MX is equipped with R-net electronics with its numerous electrical options as standard, including powered high/low setting, seat-to-floor adjustment and optional powered seat tilt.

The modular seating system has adjustable leg rests attached in the centre and is supplied with a package for unrestricted growth, something every child needs.

Larger seat dimensions are available; so this wheelchair is also extremely suitable for small adults.

Model Highlights

Maximum user weight 60 kg
Range 30-35 km
Maximum speed 8,5 km/h
Obstacle height 50-60 mm
Turning radius 1060 mm
Crash tested

Specifications:

– Length 84 cm
– Width 61 cm
– Min. transport length 84 cm
– Seat height not applicable
– Seat height with electric seat lift 46 – 66 cm
– Weight incl. batteries* 112 kg
– Max. user weight 60 kg
– Seat width 25 – 30 – 35 – 40 cm
– Seat depth 25 – 45 cm
– Backrest width 25 – 30 – 35 – 40 cm
– Backrest height 35 – 50 cm
– Distance between armrests adjustable
– Backrest angle – adjustable not applicable
– Legrest angle – adjustable 90o – 180o
– Battery capacity 2 x 60 AH
– Range 25 – 35 km
– Max. speed 8,5 km/hr
– Turning radius (ISO 7176-5) 106 cm
– Obstacle capability 6 cm
– Suspension Yes
– Electronics R-Net
– Electric seat lift Yes
– Electric tilt adjustment Yes
– Electric legrest adjustment No
– Electric backrest adjustment No
– Warranty 1 Year

Permobil K300 PS Junior Paediatric Powerchair

With Permobil’s K300 PS Junior children can join in with every activity.

It is crash tested.

The K300 is supplied with a standard seat that grows with your child, ensuring a perfect fit at all times, regardless how fast they grow.

Features such as adjustable armrests, the powered seat lift and tilt function, R-net electronics and the Unitrack system offer maximum comfort.

They are also endlessly adjustable and come with related accessories.

The modern colour options include metallic light blue, metallic dark blue, metallic dark red, metallic dark green, metallic silver, metallic black, red and pink and ensure that every child creates an impact on the street.

Model Highlights

– Maximum user weight 76 kg
– Range 30-35 km
– Maximum speed 7 km/h
– Obstacle height 60-80 mm
– Turning radius 625 mm
– Crash tested

Specifications:

– Total length 1080 mm
– Total width 620 mm
– Minimum transport length 885 mm
– Seat height (fixed) 460 mm
– Seat height with powered seat lift 460 – 660 mm
– Total weight incl. batteries 109 kg
– Maximum user weight 76 kg
– Seat width 275 – 400 mm
– Seat depth 250 – 450 mm
– Backrest width 275 – 400 mm
– Backrest height 350 – 560 mm
– Distance between armrests adjustable
– Backrest angle – adjustable 85o – 120o
– Leg support angle – adjustable –
– Battery capacity 2 x 60 Ah
– Range (ISO 7176-4) 30 – 35 km
– Maximum speed 7 km/hr
– Turning radius (ISO 7176-5) 625 mm
– Obstacle height 60 – 80 mm
– Suspension yes
– Electronics R-net
– Powered seat lift yes
– Powered seat tilt yes
– Powered leg rest adjustment no
– Powered backrest adjustment no
– Guarantee 1 – 2 years
– ISO 7176-19/ISO 10542-3 yes – crash tested
– EN12182/EN12184 CE yes

Permobil adult powerchairs

Permobil M3 Corpus Powerchair

 permobil-m3-scotland permobil-m3-scotland permobil-m3-scotland

Permobil M3 Corpus Mid-Wheel Powerchair follows your natural body movements, giving you a stable and comfortable driving experience.

You can sit longer, reach further and gives you the freedom and independence to do more.

The terrific corpus seating system is completely customisable and proven to help reduce the risk of developing pressure sores.

With the possibility of no less than five power seating functions inlcuding active height & acctive reach, coupled with three programmable seat memories, your comfort and well-being is assured.

Key features

Active Height – Thanks to the active height seat elevation feature you speak to people eye-to-eye.

Active reach – the m-series active reach fuction means you can get closer to things that matter to you. Offering you greater independence.

Ultimate comfort – The suspensions offers you maximum comfort and stability keeping all six wheels in contact with the ground. Smooth movement over obstacles and grip on slopes – you can travel with ease indoors and out.

Caster glide – The M3 has a small footprint with glide front casters providing exceptional manoeuvrability and steering. You can turn with full footplate clearance, even at 90 degree leg rest angle.

Specification 

    • Seat height 450 mm
    • Seat height with electric seat lift 450–750 mm
    • Max. user weight 150 kg
    • Seat width 420–570 mm (by 50 mm)
    • Seat depth 370–570 mm (by 25 mm)
    • Backrest width 360/410/460/510 mm
    • Backrest height 470, 545–670 mm (by 25 mm)
    • Distance between armrests 380–480/480–580 mm
    • Backrest angle – adjustable 120°(manual),150° & 180°(power)
    • Armrest height 185–320 mm
    • Legrest angle – adjustable 90°–180°
    • Range 30 km*
    • Max. speed 10 km/h
    • Turning in corridor 1100 mm
    • Obstacle capability 50-75 mm
    • Electric tilt adjustment (posterior) 50°
    • Electric tilt adjustment (anterior)** 10°/20°
    • Crash tested

Permobil F5 Corpus VS Standing Wheelchair

permobil-wheelchair-scotland
permobil-wheelchair-scotland

permobil-wheelchair-scotland

Permobil F5 Corpus VS Standing Wheelchair is a powerful front wheel drive powerchair with the terrific corpus seat.

This seating system is designed to effectively support the clinical, functional and lifestyle needs of active users.

The vertical stander (VS) offers an innovative new way of standing, allowing you to choose from 2 positions: Sit-to-stand and Lay-to-stand.

The F5 Corpus VS is equipped with a wide range of features to give you greater independence and freedom and provides comfort and stability when you stand and drive both indoors and outdoors.

Driving control options available for non-joystick users as well as seperate controls for carers.

For transport purposes, the upper part of the backrest can be removed to reduce the overall size of the wheelchair.

Key features

Comfort – The ergonomically designed Corpus seating system offers maximum comfort.

Stability – Powered self-adjusting support wheels offer stability and comfort while standing and driving over obstacles.

Stand and drive – Choose between Sit-to-stand or Lay-to-stand, or have both!

Control – Driving and seat positioning controls. Equipped with full colour LCD display with memory functions, speedometer and clock.

Independence – The FS VS has the capability of raising you 35cm. The seat elevator gives users greater freedom and independence.

Performance – Powerful new motors combined with front wheel drive and ESP (Enhanced Steering Performance) give you speed and freedom of movement to go wherever you want.

Permobil also offers special made-to-measure solutions to suit your individual needs and requirements.

Specification 

    • Seat height 450 mm
    • Seat height with electric seat lift 450–800 mm
    • Max. user weight 136 kg
    • Seat width 420–570 mm (by 50 mm)
    • Seat depth 370–570 mm (by 25 mm)
    • Backrest width 360/410/460/510 mm
    • Backrest height 470, 545–670 mm (by 25 mm)
    • Distance between armrests 380–480/480–580 mm
    • Backrest angle – adjustable 120°(manual),150° & 180°(power)
    • Armrest height 185–320 mm
    • Legrest angle – adjustable 90°–180°
    • Range 25–35 km*
    • Max. speed 12 km/h
    • Turning in corridor 1140 mm
    • Obstacle capability 70–100 mm
    • Electric tilt adjustment (posterior) 50°
    • Crash tested
Colours available

Permobil F5 Corpus front wheel drive powerchair

permobil-f5-corpus

Permobil F5 Corpus front wheel drive powerchair designed to meet the functional and lifestyle needs of active users.

Model hightlights: 

    • Durable, powerful & stable powerchair with the best seating system on the market – Corpus seat.
    • Five power seat functions available including the anterior tilt which is now a standard option.
    • Fully independent suspensions provides a higher level of comfort and stability indoor and out.
    • Easy to use controls with the latest technology. Full colour LCD display with memory functions, speedomoeter and clock.
    • The AP seat elevator gives users unparalleled functional indpendence raising you 35cm
    • Powerful new motors combined with front wheel drive and ESP (Enhanced steering performance) give you speed and freedom of movement.
    • Permobil offer made-to-measure solutions for your specific needs and requirements.

Specification: 

    • Seat height 450 mm
    • Seat height with electric seat lift 450–800 mm
    • Max. user weight 136 kg
    • Seat width 420–570 mm (by 50 mm)
    • Seat depth 370–570 mm (by 25 mm)
    • Backrest width 360/410/460/510 mm
    • Backrest height 470, 545–670 mm (by 25 mm)
    • Distance between armrests 380–480/480–580 mm
    • Backrest angle – adjustable 120°(manual),150° & 180°(power)
    • Armrest height 185–320 mm
    • Legrest angle – adjustable 90°–180°
    • Range 25–35 km*
    • Max. speed 12 km/h
    • Turning in corridor 1140 mm
    • Obstacle capability 70–100 mm
    • Electric tilt adjustment (posterior) 50°
    • Electric tilt adjustment (anterior)** 10°/20°/45°
    • Crash tested

Permobil M5 Corpus mid-wheel drive powerchair

permobil-m5-powerchair

Permobil M5 Corpus mid-wheel drive powechair follows your natural body movement giving you the best driving experience.

Model highlights

Sit for longer, reach further and travel greater distances.

Thanks to the active height function you can enjoy meeting people eye-to-eye which helps reduce neck and shoulder pain.

The Active reach function combines seat elevation and 20° tilt so you can get closer to the things that matter to you.

Excellent stability meaning you can drive while elevated with full suspension.

The suspension offers stability and girp on slopes and smooth movement over obstacles so you can travel with ease indoors and out.

The custom Corpus seating system offer maximum comfort and reduces risk of pressure sores..

No less than 5 power seatiing functions and 3 seat memories.

Colours available

    1. Galactic green
    2. Midnight black
    3. Sunburst orange
    4. Ocean blue
    5. Power pink
    6. Radiant red
    7. Phantom grey
    8. Titan blue
Fabrics
    • Black fabric
    • Leatherette

Specification 

    • Seat height 450 mm
    • Seat height with electric seat lift 450–800 mm
    • Max. user weight 150 kg
    • Seat width 420–570 mm (by 50 mm)
    • Seat depth 370–570 mm (by 25 mm)
    • Backrest width 360/410/460/510 mm
    • Backrest height 470, 545–670 mm (by 25 mm)
    • Distance between armrests 380–480/480–580 mm
    • Backrest angle – adjustable 120°(manual),150° & 180°(power)
    • Armrest height 185–320 mm
    • Legrest angle – adjustable 90°–180°
    • Range 30 km*
    • Max. speed 12 km/h
    • Turning in corridor 1120 mm
    • Obstacle capability 75-90 mm
    • Electric tilt adjustment (posterior) 50°
    • Electric tilt adjustment (anterior)** 10°/20°
    • Crash tested

Permobil X850 Corpus 3G Off-Road Wheelchair

 permobil-x850-off-road-wheelchairs

Permobil X850 Corpus 3G Off-Road Wheelchair designed for those who demand high performance.

Equipped with a powerful motor, robust seating system and has a max speed of 9mph.

The chair is equipped with ESP (Electronic Steering Performance) which controls the engine and ensures that you never lose control when taking a corner.

It has directional lighting which stay on the track, spring-loaded mirrors, and rubber bumpers which can take a knock

The outstanding aspect of the Corpus 3G is that the seating system is completely adapted to the natural form of the body.The seat can be rotated 180°, making mounting and dismounting easy.

Model highlights

    • Maximum user weight 136 kg
    • Range 35-45 km
    • Maximum speed 10-15 km/h
    • Obstacle height 110 mm
    • Turning radius 1680 mm

Electrical functions

  • Seat lift, Backrest adjustment, Tilt adjustment, Wheelbase adjustment, Seat rotation

Special solutions

  • Special made-to-measure solutions to suit your needs and lifestyle.

Wheelbase Corpus 3G

  • Adjustable wheelbase ensuring the length is precisely suited to you and if necessary you can adjust the length of the chair.

Seating system Corpus 3G

  • The Corpus seating system offers a range of power-adjusted options. You can use the control panel to easily adjust the backrest. A powered seat lift is also available and the seat can be rotated 180° for easier transfer.

Backrest Corpus 3G

  • The comfortable backrest offers the correct postural support and is electrically operated adjustable in steps of 25 mm.

Speak to a Product Specialist

In Scotland?

In Ireland?

© 2017 John Preston & Co (Belfast) Ltd.

Call us now:        028 92 67 70 77