Kitchen & Dining Room

Making kitchens and dining rooms more comfortable

Daily activities like eating may turn difficult when a senior is facing limited mobility in hands due to Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Dupuytren's contracture, sprains or other musculoskeletal disorders or neurological disorders like Parkinson's disease, Ataxia etc. Conditions like lockjaw, tetanus, dental or oral surgery, post surgical and post stroke recovery can make swallowing difficult. Differently abled persons with cerebral palsy or autism may also encounter trouble in eating independently, chewing or swallowing their food. Elderly adults who cook regularly often find it difficult to chop vegetables, turn knobs of the oven while cooking or open jars.
A wide range of assistive aids can make your daily living easier by helping in your kitchen and dining room needs. Anti-slip and easy grip cutlery and Tasty Plate can help those with poor grip, weakness in hands or poor motor functions. Light combination cutlery is specially designed for the individuals who can use only one hand. Feed cutlery spoon and fork is equally suitable for feeding seniors with difficulty swallowing as well as children with cerebral palsy or autism. Anti-slip silicone rolls and anti-slip mats prevent slipping of cutlery or utensils while using them. Easy grip knife helps in chopping ingredients for cooking ensuring minimum strain on hands. Aktive reachers with hook can come in handy for reaching the top shelves in the kitchen without much exertion. Uni-turner helps to turn knobs, jar openers aid in opening tightly closed jar lids. Caregivers may use non-contact infrared thermometer to measure the temperature of food for patients to ensure it's not too hot or cold for them.The kitchen floor can be made anti slip grade by sure grip floor solution or anti-slip floor polish. Installing grab bars in the kitchen and dining room will help seniors to move more independently.

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