What is Possum Controls?

Category: Equipment


Generic name: Environmental Control Unit (ECU)

Possum’s specialist assistive technology enables individuals with special needs to perform everyday household tasks by themselves. Environmental Control Systems (ECS) comprise of several devices working together to enable users to control their environment.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 1
Generalized weakness (asthenia) 1 1
Weakness in arm(s) 1 1
Weakness in hands 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Possum Controls

Side effect Patients
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for Possum Controls

Jul 29, 2012 (Started Feb 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for weakness in hands)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for weakness in arm(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 6 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: I use a GEWA Environmental Control http://www.possum.co.uk/static/products/59/files/guide.pdf with switch, my Tobii eye gaze technology and the Possum User Intercom and Door Entry System http://www.possum.co.uk/product/84 again, with switch

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