These assistive devices are useful in the kitchen when having difficulty with weakness, pain, loss of sensation, loss of motion in the fingers and hands.
Reachers are helpful for assistance while dressing, reaching items up on a shelf or picking up items off of the floor. The longer style reachers are also helpful with yard work, preventing repetitive bending i.e. when picking up sticks. These items are helpful to individuals with low back pain, limited mobility, or after any type of surgery (total hip/knee replacement, back surgery) that limits one’s bending or reaching abilities.
This product is a set of soft silicone straps that vary in size, which can help both children and adults with limited or absent grip strength remain as independent as possible with their daily activities.
A Nosey Cup is made to allow people to keep their chin in a level position even when tipping the cup up to drink all of the liquid. A Nosey cup allows people to follow the safety precaution of keeping the chin level while drinking liquids.
This may be helpful to someone who is having difficulty with strength or motion in their thumb and index finger for activities such as: turning a deadbolt lock, a small lock inside a door knob, or a stove top knob, and to remove some prescription medication lids.
Here’s a helpful kitchen product for people with shoulder pain and/or limited mobility.
The Kennedy cup is a spill-proof cup for people with tremors.
The Meal Lifter Dining Aid is an eating aid that raises a dinner plate several inches, reducing the distance from food to mouth. This simple platform assists individuals with uncoordinated movements and promotes dining with dignity.
The FUNctional Hand’s unique and flexible design allows the individual to hold functional tools of many shapes and sizes. It is durable and supports a wide age range and types of disabilities. There is no limit as to what can be positioned in the tool to support participation because the adjustable cord fits tightly around many items such as a stylus, marker, paintbrush, toothbrush, cup, kitchen utensil, gardening tool and so much more!
Jelly Drops contain electrolytes and assist with hydration for individuals with dementia or difficulty staying hydrated.