Profile Classification

Profile 6

Profile 6

A wheelchair user with poor trunk control and slightly weak hands, or difficulty in controlling arms.

Profile Group: G1

Functional Description: A wheelchair user with poor trunk control.

Medical Description: All four limbs and trunk affected.

  • Has slightly weak hands or slight lack of control in arms.
  • Can perform activities of daily living (ADL).
  • Can usually perform most physical tasks from wheelchair but may be slower than those with normal arms.
  • Can transfer from wheelchair independently.
Upper Limbs Trunk Lower Limbs
Minimal impairment. May have no use of the hand Severe spasticity or paralysis C6/T1 Severe Spasticity or paralysis
Medical diagnoses (example):Participation:
Cerebral Palsy (Quadriplegia), severe diplegia with some impairment to upper limbs. Spinal cord injury (Tetraplegia).
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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