Choosing the right wheelchair and getting the correct set-up can be vital to the wellbeing and long term function of a user.
This award-winning film was made to provide a comprehensive introduction to the process of choosing a wheelchair by outlining the broad range of important considerations.
This critically acclaimed production provides historical insight. It features long-term chair users who share their experiences, plus opinions and advice from leading medical and technical experts. The total running time is 54 minutes.
Telly Award Winning Film
The History of The Wheelchair
The film is a Glory Film Co. philanthropic initiative.
It follows from the Award winning:
Spinal Injury Patient Film, Outreach (The Spinal Unit Film), and led to the short series Disability and The Law.
Choosing a Wheelchair is available online here, and via DVD. It is free to those who need it.
The film was made at cost on a not-for-profit basis. All participants are volunteers who donated their time.
Funding was via Glory Film Co. (Marcus Dillistone) and approved commercial, charitable and NGO sponsors.
Our ethical sponsors had no editorial control over the film’s content whatsoever. Sponsors’ logos feature in the film’s titles and credits.
The rights and copyright are owned by Glory Film Co. The running time is 54 minutes.
Produced & Directed by
Alina Palimaru Ph.D MPP
The producers would like to thank all of the wonderful people who contributed to this initiative.
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