Please review and correct the information below.

Thinking about how you use your kitchen

Finding the right equipment can make life easier for you. Select an option below.

Do you need help gripping or holding things?

Drinking cups

Dinnerware that is adapted is order to make eating easier for a person with reduced ability in their hands.

Drinking straws

May be used where a person is unable to hold a cup or where they have swallowing difficulties.

Cutlery

Dinnerware that is adapted is order to make eating easier for people with reduced ability in their hands.

Plate

Dinnerware that is adapted is order to make eating easier for people with reduced ability in their hands.

Tap turner

Enables people with reduced hand function or weak grip to turn taps on and off.

Tap turners video

Tin openers

Includes tin openers and ring pulls.

Bottle / jar opener

For opening or fastening bottles or jars.

Jar openers video

Kettle tipper

Safely pour boiling water without handling the full weight of the kettle.

Dustpan and brush

For people who have back pain or other difficulties bending.

Peeler

For peeling fruit and vegetables.

Do you have trouble standing to prepare food?

Perching stool

An angled seat with or without arms which assists a person in the bathroom or kitchen where they are unable to stand for long periods of time to undertake an activity.

Do you have trouble carrying food to other areas of the house?

Trolley

Enables a person to carry items between rooms. This should not be used as a mobility aid.

Tray

Useful in different situations to hold food and drink or for holding small items.

Return to the house.

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