Disabilities such as Parkinson's disease, arthritis, recovery from stroke, impacted fine-motor skills or grasping difficulties can make it difficult to carry out basic household chores. Adaptive utensils help overcome these difficulties. They are ergonomically designed and allow for continued independence as well as assure maximum comfort and dignity in preparing and enjoying meals.
Tendonitis, frozen limbs, bursitis, and dislocation of joints are some of the most common injuries to affect the arms, limbs, and joints. Angled and bendable utensils make eating a comfortable task by reducing the effort required in bending the wrist, elbow or shoulder. They feature a shaft design that can be hand bent to the left, right or at any angle as per the user comfort level.
Comfort Grip Curved Utensils has 7/8 inch diameter handles with molded finger grips and curved design that minimize the upper extremity movement. The top-shelf is dishwasher safe and is latex-free. Not meant for institutional dishwashers.
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Plastic Handle Swivel Utensils For Independent Eating are adapted dining aids that help those with weak grasp and other hand limitations to self-feed. These are also used by people with disabilities such as Parkinson's disease, arthritis, post-stroke recovery, physical disabilities, poor fine-motor skills or gripping difficulties. They include a swivel spoon and swivel fork.
Sure Grip Bendable Utensils feature a twist in metal shaft that provides easy bending to any angle to accommodate a reduced range of motion. They can be bent to the right or left to the position that provides the greatest comfort for the user.
Around 35 muscles in the hand and forearm control the movement of the hand and give it the ability to move and perform tasks like gripping an object. When the muscles, or nerves controlling it, are diseased this can lead to overall hand weakness culminating in a weak grip. Special grip cutlery is comfort cutlery for easier holding. Included are large grippers designed to reduce pressure on joints.
Sure Grip Dining Utensils are comfortably ribbed with one-and-half-inch wide built-up handles that help people with weak grasp to hold utensils securely. They are made up of stainless steel with four inches long rubber handles. Sure Grip utensils are dishwasher safe up to 125 degrees.
Good Grips Coated Spoon is adapted to eating utensils that assist with self-feeding. Those with Arthritis, physical disabilities, poor fine motor skills, grasping difficulties, and Parkinson's are better able to feed themselves using the adapted dining aids. Large, non-slip handles can be bent to accommodate eating habits. Protective coating on the spoon itself reduces the likelihood of injuring the mouth because of biting reflexes or limited coordination.
Plastic Coated Built-Up Handle Utensil consists of sanitary, lightweight open-ended steel cylinder design that makes it easy to assist self-feeders. The handle is coated with tough plastic for improved grasp.
A hand tremor, though not fatal, can make daily chores difficult. It can also be a warning sign for some kind of a neurological and degenerative condition. Weighted utensils provide stability to those with hand tremors or reduced coordination. People who find it difficult to hold standard cutlery and avoid spillage can also use these aids. The additional weight of the utensils allows comfortable positioning and provides a firm grip.
Good Grips Weighted Utensils are ideal for persons with limited hand control, Parkinsons disease or spasticity. The 6 oz. (170g) of added weight in the built-up handle provides more control so that the utensil reaches the mouth easier. All weighted utensils provide the same benefits as the standard Good Grips Cutlery.
Stainless Steel Weighted Utensils are specifically designed to help lessen tremors and make eating easier. The handle is easy and comfortable to hold. The elegant style will blend into any facility's decor. These are dishwasher safe and available in two versions such as eight-ounce utensils and 12 ounces with convenient half-inch longer handle.
Adjustable Weighted Fork and Knife are designed for individuals with limited hand control or grasps such as arthritis, hand tremors, Parkinsonâ€™s, or dexterity issues. These are made from high-quality stainless steel and attached to a built-up, durable, plastic handle with ridges for extra comfort.
A person may experience loss of grip, tremors and limited dexterity of the limbs owing to certain illnesses such as osteoarthritis, Parkinson’s disease and stroke. These issues may find some relief with technology such as Rocker Knives or T-Rocker Knives. These are functionally-designed tools that enable a stronger grip for tasks such as cutting, chopping, etc., for individuals who use only one hand to maintain their independence in the kitchen.
T-Grip Rocker Knife is made from high-quality stainless steel and attached to a horizontal rubber handle. It is easy to clean and dishwasher safe up to 180 degrees. Perfect for individuals with limited hand control or grasps such as arthritis, hand tremor, Parkinson’s, and dexterity issues
Sammons Preston Sure Hand Rocker Knife enables those with one functional hand to cut independently. The non-slip grip with a lip prevents the hand from slipping forward. It features stainless-steel blade with back and forth rocking motion. The Weighted version is 3 oz. heavier to help control tremors.
Lightweight Rocker Knife features a sturdy plastic handle and stainless-steel blade. It is ideal for those with minimum strength and dexterity. It is latex-free.
At HPFY, we have a wide range of premium adaptive dining aids that help in effective and easy dining for all individuals at discounted prices and great offers.
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