Vanguard Bariatric Tilt Recline 985


The Vanguard Bariatric Tilt Recliner, (985) is a revolutiona...

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The Vanguard Bariatric Tilt Recliner, (985) is a revolutionary seating option that provides exceptional comfort with both tilt and recline positioning. It is designed for bariatric individuals requiring long term care (up to 600 lbs!) BRODA’s unique Comfort Tension Seating® system provides pressure redistribution and air flow for increased sitting comfort and support.


Featuring infinitely adjustable positioning of up to 30° posterior tilt, 10° anterior tilt, and 45° of back recline, the Vanguard provides safe and comfortable positioning and ease of caregiver use. Optional curved back accommodates patient’s gluteal shelf.


This allows bariatric patients to get out of bed and socialize for improved quality of life.


The Vanguard is an extremely durable , cost effective chair that addresses many issues associated with bariatric care:


- NO-Lift (with foot pump activated seat tilt)
- Patient mobility/maneuverability
- Safe Patient Handling
- Equipment size and weight capacity
- Bariatric patient ergonomics
- Cost effectiveness
- Comfort
- Safety


Standard Features:

BRODA Comfort Tension Seating®

16 Gauge Powder Coated Tubular Steel

26", 28" or 30" Seat Width

21" or 23" Seat Depth

Adjustable Back Height 32", 34", 36", 38", 40"

20" to 24" Seat Height (1" increments)

Height Adjustable Armrests

Seat or Base Mounted Armrest Option

Swing-Away, Removable Arms

Stand-assist Handles

Removable Wings for Upper Lateral Suport

30° Posterior Tilt-in-Space

10° Anterior Seat Tilt

45° Infinitely Adjustable Back Recline

Elevating, Length Adjustable Legrest with Flip-down Footrest

Optional: Concave Lower Back to Accommodate Gluteal Shelf

2 x 6" Front Total-Lock Casters

8" Rear Directional Locking Casters

Maximum Overall Width 39" (with 30" seat width)

Standard Padding Includes:

Neckrest Pad

Seat and Back Pads with Terry Cloth or Vinyl Covers

Shoulder Bolsters

Upper and Lower Side Pads

Calf and Sole Pads



Weight Capacity: 600lbs

Popular Accessories:

Vinyl seat and back covers

IV Pole

Foot Pad

02 Holder

Thigh Belt


Half tray