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Jay A Division Of Sunrise Medical J2
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Fluid flotation cushion.
• Designed for the person at high risk for skin breakdown.
• Foam base with segmented compartments filled with Jay Flow.
• Product Width: 14 in. - 20 in. modified models can extend outside this range.
• Product Length/Depth: 14 in. - 20 in. modified models can extend outside this range.
• Product Height: Approx. 2.5 in.
• Product Weight Capacity: 250 lbs.
• Cushion cover material choices Ballistic stretch, air exchange, incontinence.
• Custom cuts and modifications are available to meet specific client needs.
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Durability?3.6300
Ease of use?3.7500
Meet expectations?3.6300
Overall Rating:3.380.000.00
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Cat from Nottingham submitted this review on October 9th 2016 at 08:27 PM. Cat is an end user who has one to six months of experience with the product.
Strengths:Strengths:
Can be altered/adjusted to suit user - either by adding from specific 'pack' of wedges etc, or by OT cutting pieces out.
Cushion can be adjusted over time by changing the wedges. Cushion can be adjusted to suit people with a pelvic obliquity/ scoliosis by adding hard 'wedge' under one side of the gel pack.
Fluid flotation gel pack (in rear 'well') is soft on ischial tuberosities ('sitting bones').
Solid cushion base, which is good for positioning needs.
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Weaknesses:Weaknesses:
Very heavy.
Gel can ooze out of packs if punctured, making a big mess!
Gel needs 'kneading' to soften it, especially when cold. (OT instructions).
Gel can squash out of the ischial tuberosity region, especially if there is a couple of inches of 'bucket' on the wheelchair (ie the seat base is sloped backwards), as there is nothing in the foam base to stop the gel being pushed outwards, thus the benefits of the cushion, as far as protection of the ischial tuberosities, are lost.
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Comments:Comments:
This cushion was almost as heavy as my wheelchair! I found the hard foam base very uncomfortable, despite there being a (vety) thin soft over-layer.
I started to experience skin breakdown due to the hard foam, in addition to the gel being forced backwards out of the 'well' for the ischial tuberosities, so it did not help with positioning.
Personally, I much prefer the Roho Quadtro cushion, as it is much softer on my backside, is much more adjustable and maintains better skin protection from the risk of pressure sores. (I've had no skin problems with the Roho Quadtro, whereas a fairly short time sat on a Jay 2 left me with grade 1 pressure sores!)
Durability 3 - weakness of the gel packs and necessity to knead the gel to return it to the 'well'.
Ease of use 2 - due to weight of the cushion, necessity to knead the gel and that the gel squashes out of the well, reducing the efficacy of the cushion.
Product as expected 2 - due to the weight, difficulties lifting and positioning cushion onto wheelchair, difficulties with the gel pouches.
Was disappointed with this cushion, as Sunrise Medical products are usually much better quality. On a chair with a flat seating surface, maybe this cushion will be more effective.
Durability?This reviewer rated this product a 3 in durabilityEase of use?This reviewer rated this product a 2 in ease of use
Meet expectations?This reviewer rated this product a 2 in Meet expectationsOverall Rating:This reviewer rated this product a 2 Overall
 
Samantha from Oregon submitted this review on November 30th 2011 at 11:57 PM. Samantha is an end user who has over ten years of experience with the product.
Strengths:Can be a comfortable cushion for short periods of sitting time in a wheelchair. Like if a person spends less than 8 hours per day in their wheelchair.
Weaknesses:Gel sinks down into the seat, and is very hard to massage back into the original shape. I have had to pick up, and shake the cushion from side to side a few times to get the gel back up to shape. I can feel the foam part of the cushion more than I can the gel part of the cushion because there is more foam to the cushion than there is gel. As another person on here has said the gel becomes hard when it's very cold which is uncomfortable for me. The cushion sits in my power wheelchair, and my power wheelchair has to sit out in the garage of my house. It tends to get very cold out there especially in the wintertime.

I wish that the gel was around in all top areas of the cushion instead of just in the back part of the cushion as it is now. That way the user would be able to feel more comfortable sitting on a gel cushion than they would sitting on one made of gel and foam where they feel the foam more than they feel the gel. The cushion would have a less chance of "bottoming out" too as it does now.
Comments:After eleven years of using this cushion. It has served me well in providing the best comfort, and support possible while sitting in my power wheelchair for certain periods of time. But, I am ready to move on. Getting a new Supracor Stimulite Contoured honeycomb wheelchair cushion tomorrow, and I am excited about it because my best friend uses the same kind of cushion in her manual wheelchair. And she has been telling me how much comfort and support it has provided for her better than the same gel one that I had for my power wheelchair.

It would be wonderful if the cushion can be redesigned a little bit better to where the user feels the gel more than they can feel the foam part of the cushion, and it would be more comfortable for those users who have to spend practically all day in their wheelchairs. Just my opinion.
Durability?This reviewer rated this product a 3 in durabilityEase of use?This reviewer rated this product a 2 in ease of use
Meet expectations?This reviewer rated this product a 2 in Meet expectationsOverall Rating:This reviewer rated this product a 1 Overall
 
judith from lincoln, ne, usa submitted this review on November 22nd 2010 at 11:43 AM. judith is an end user who has less than a month of experience with the product.
Strengths:comfort; extra gel packs available if one "bottoms out"
Weaknesses:front hard foam is irritating; i put some fleece on it under the cover; nothing to keep legs from rolling out but i plan to look at the leg wedges that are available; the cover is really hard to put on and doesn't cover the whole thing on the bottom. (i don't know about durability since i just got it a week ago but have to put in a score to submit this.)
Comments:this is the only cushion i've been able to sit on without pain. i have post-polio sequelae, use a power chair, have old (70), thinning skin, and crooked body. through the years i've gradually moved through cushion styles, until in recent months nothing worked (including what the pt insisted was right for me). my wheelchair place got this for me and put an extra gel pack under my sore butt place, and i can sit on it without pain so can continue to do my work and play, etc.
Durability?This reviewer rated this product a 3 in durabilityEase of use?This reviewer rated this product a 4 in ease of use
Meet expectations?This reviewer rated this product a 5 in Meet expectationsOverall Rating:This reviewer rated this product a 5 Overall
 
Tara from St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA submitted this review on April 23rd 2007 at 04:24 PM. Tara is an end user who has over a year of experience with the product.
Strengths:holds up good and great support and positioning
Weaknesses:The gel pack can burst and get gel everywhere. also the covers are difficult to get on and off. can freeze if left in a cold place too long and takes forever to thaw. Are heavy for active persons
Comments:I have been using the J2 for over 3 years. have had no problems with skin break down and helps reduce offbalanced sitting
Durability?This reviewer rated this product a 4 in durabilityEase of use?This reviewer rated this product a 3 in ease of use
Meet expectations?This reviewer rated this product a 3 in Meet expectationsOverall Rating:This reviewer rated this product a 3 Overall
 
Melissa from Springfield, MO USA submitted this review on May 21st 2006 at 05:14 PM. Melissa is an end user who has over a year of experience with the product.
Strengths:I have been using it over a year and a half now and have no pressure sores or redness. Seems to have much support and comfort. Would definitely recommend for those who spend long periods in chairs.
Weaknesses:Cushion is heavy and cover is difficult to put on and take off. My butt seems to get tired in it possibly because I am not used to proper posture.
Comments:All in all a great cushion and company.
Durability?This reviewer rated this product a 4 in durabilityEase of use?This reviewer rated this product a 4 in ease of use
Meet expectations?This reviewer rated this product a 4 in Meet expectationsOverall Rating:This reviewer rated this product a 4 Overall
 
marcus from lexington park MD U.S.A submitted this review on August 7th 2005 at 01:54 PM. marcus is an end user who has one to six months of experience with the product.
Strengths:i love to use the cushion anyway that i can think of. i use the cushion in the car, in the house, in my office chair at home. i use it for my back and when i am sleeping.
Weaknesses:none
Comments:i love to use the jay 2 cushion anyplace that my mind thinks up and i will use it at that place.
Durability?This reviewer rated this product a 5 in durabilityEase of use?This reviewer rated this product a 5 in ease of use
Meet expectations?This reviewer rated this product a 5 in Meet expectationsOverall Rating:This reviewer rated this product a 5 Overall
 
chali from mexico submitted this review on August 30th 2004 at 06:02 PM. chali is an end user who has over a year of experience with the product.
Strengths:its Contoured for correct and great fit.
its very confortable for long periods of use.
Weaknesses:none
Comments:its great for first wheelchair users.
Durability?This reviewer rated this product a 4 in durabilityEase of use?This reviewer rated this product a 5 in ease of use
Meet expectations?This reviewer rated this product a 5 in Meet expectationsOverall Rating:This reviewer rated this product a 4 Overall
 
Craig from Duluth, GA submitted this review on July 25th 2004 at 12:14 PM. Craig is an end user who has over a year of experience with the product.
Strengths:Comfortable, stable and the plastc base and covers are easy to keep clean.
Weaknesses:Way too expensive for what one gets. The cushion eventually breaks open and spews goo.
Comments:I've had two sets of Jay seats and seat backs come with E&J chairs I've received over the last ten years. I like the cushions, but the rubber straps and plastic bags have broken down or disintegrated just after the warranty had expired for me.
Durability?This reviewer rated this product a 3 in durabilityEase of use?This reviewer rated this product a 5 in ease of use
Meet expectations?This reviewer rated this product a 3 in Meet expectationsOverall Rating:This reviewer rated this product a 3 Overall
 
   
 

 



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