The WhOM is a client-centred measure of wheelchair and seating system intervention.The WhOM is a two part questionnaire which can be administered by a therapist in under 30 minutes. The first part consists of a semi-structured interview and the second part consists of structured questions.
- In Part I, the client’s concerns are validated and the therapist and client then collaborate to express them as goals.
- In Part II, the client answers some questions about their satisfaction with comfort, positioning and skin breakdown.
Individuals who need or use manual or power wheelchairs
- WhOM (adult version) – for those 18 years of age and older
- WhOM-YP (young people version) – for those 18 years of age and younger and/or for parents or others that support them (depending on the age and abilities of the young person)