Profile Classification

Profile 5

Profile 5

A wheelchair user who has difficulty controlling their limbs when trying to perform any activity.

Profile Group: G1

Functional Description: A wheelchair user.

Medical Description: All four limbs and trunk affected. May propel a chair with arms or legs.

  • Has difficulty in controlling their limbs when trying to perform any activity.
  • Moderate power in limbs but lack of control interferes with their function.
  • Can perform activities for daily living slowly but efficiently with minimal support.
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Moderate spasticity or athetosis Moderate spasticity or athetosis Moderate spasticity or athetosis
Medical diagnoses (example):Participation:
Cerebral Palsy (Quadriplegia) Traumatic brain injury.
Inclusion Spectrum – modified, disability sport, parallel, 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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