Profile Classification

Profile 3

Profile 3

Wheelchair user with very poor balance and inability to grip and release objects.

Profile Group: G1

Functional Description: Wheelchair user with very 3 poor trunk control – poor balance.

Medical Description: All four limbs and trunk affected.

  • Unable to grip and release objects.
  • Can propel manual wheelchair.
  • May use a power chair for mobility.
  • Needs some assistance with activities of daily living (ADL).
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Severely impaired Moderate deformity or weakness (C6/7) Powered chair
Medical diagnoses (example):Participation:
Muscular dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (Dysmelia), Spinal cord injury (Tetraplegia).
Inclusion Spectrum – modified, parallel, disability sport, separate.

This toolkit was taken from the Activity Alliance Profiling Toolkit Resource (http://www.activityalliance.org.uk/how-we-help/resources?utf8=%E2%9C%93&filter=Classification#article_count). The toolkit is based on the Activity Alliance Profile System designed by Dr Christine Meaden M.C.S.P., Ph.D. For any further information on the profile system or toolkit please contact Activity Alliance online or call them on 01509 227750.

In agreement with Activity Alliance, WDBS has revised each profile to suit snooker and billiards.

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