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Plate Surround

A snap on surround which fits onto ordinary plates to assist with one handed eating.

G31085 4

Manoy Contoured Plate

Melamine plates designed to help those with one good hand or who have difficulty picking up food with utensils. Dishwasher safe.

AA5610 8
AA5612 11

Round Scoop Dish

Moulded low at the front and high at the back, this unbreakable round scoop dish is especially useful for those eating with just one hand. Non slip, rubber padded bottom provides control when using the scoop feature. 8" diameter.

Yellow 1546 12
Ivory 164501 12
Red 555597 12

Melamine Scooper Bowl And Dish

Designed for people with limited muscle control or use of only one hand. Both the bowl and the dish have a contoured lip that allows food to be trapped and easily pushed onto cutlery. Non slip feet prevent them from slipping or sliding. Dishwasher safe.

Yellow - Bowl 1390 22
Ivory - Bowl 139002 22
Red - Bowl 139003 22
Yellow - Dish 1545 25
Ivory - Dish 154502 25
Red - Dish 154503 25

Round Up Plate

For people with limited muscle control and co-ordination. A high inner wall around the circumference helps prevent food from spilling or sliding off the plate. Dishwasher safe.

AA5606 12

Scoop Plate

Ideal for the one handed user. The vertical wall guides food onto utensils. This lightweight polypropylene plate has a non slip rubber coated base to prevent sliding. Microwave and dishwasher safe.

AA5608 8

Steelite Plate

Steelite is world famous for its durability and exceptional heat retention. These attractive quality plates have a rim to aid one handed eating.

Medium F19510 11.20
Large F19509 15.80

Secure Grip Plates

Wide rim plates

Plate - 220mm FN08 17.20
Plate - 260mm FN07 19.20

Secure Grip Cups And Teapot

A number of ceramic cups and a tea pot with handles that have been purposely designed to allow a number of alternative gripping positions.

1 Handle Cup And Saucer FN01 14.20
2 Handle Cup And Saucer FN02 14.20
Teapot FN05 20.20

Secure Grip Mugs

A number of ceramic mugs with handles that have been purposely designed to allow a number of alternative gripping positions.

Mug FN03 11.20
2 Handle Mug FN10 12.20
4 Finger Grip Mug FN11 13.20

Secure Grip Bowl

Wide rim bowl, 185mm

FN09 16.20

Secure Grip Soup Cup

A ceramic soup cup with handles that have been purposely designed to allow a number of alternative gripping positions.

FN06 15.20

Secure Grip Spout Cup

A ceramic spout cup with handles that have been purposely designed to allow a number of alternative gripping positions.

FN04 14.20

Feeding beaker

A clear plastic beaker, designed for easy gripping, which has a vented lid with a drinking spout. Available with a 4mm or 8mm spout hole.

4mm Spout F20664 3.50
8mm Spout F20676 3.50

Beaker with adjustable spout

A feeding beaker with a spout that can be vertical or clicked over to an angled position for drinking when less tilt is required. Available with a 4mm or 8mm spout hole.

4mm Spout AA5754 5
8mm Spout AA5756 5

Doidy Cup

This unique training cup is specially designed to encourage the user to drink from a rim rather than a spout.

AA75506 6.20

Dysphagia Mug

The design of this cup helps prevent liquids from escaping at the lips and directs the liquid to the centre of the mouth. It provides sufficient nose clearance to empty the cup without tilting the head back. Dishwasher safe.

Almond A779100 26
Green A779101 26

Clear Mug with Handle

Supplied with two lids, one anti spill and one spout lid.

AA5700 6.75

Caring mug

Wide stable base with two large contoured and angled handles which enables it to be held in the correct position for drinking.

AA5710W 8

Handy Cup

Extra wide base provides stability, reducing accidental spills. The angled design allows a person to drink without having to tip their head back to drain the cup. Dishwasher and microwave safe.

AA5701 9.30

Insulated mug

Insulated mug with large handle.

Mug with anti spill lid PR65030 14
Anti Spill Lid PR65035 2
Spout Top Lid PR65068 3

Kennedy Cup

This spill proof cup is perfect when sitting or reclining. The easy to grip handle can be picked up by weaker hands.

1249 8

Non Spill Cup

Supplied with an angled spout. Grooves ensure a better grip and the unique valve enables flow control and no spills.

Cup AA5723 5
Small Aperture Lid AA572301 2.30
Large Aperture Lid AA572302 2.30

Non Spill Coloured Cups

Supplied with an angled spout. Grooves ensure a better grip and the unique valve enables flow control and no spills.
Same lids as the non spill cup

Blue AA5723B 5
Yellow AA5723I 5
Green AA5723E 5
Pink AA5723F 5

Nosey Cutout Cup

Designed for use by people who have difficulty tipping their head back. The cup is notched to allow room for the nose when the cup is tipped. Dishwasher safe.

A7796 9

Teapot Feeder

Partially covered lid to prevent spills. Teapot style spout enables the cup to be used at a less steep angle when drinking.

AA5759 5

Junior Caring Cutlery

A range of junior stainless steel cutlery with contoured, ivory coloured plastic handles and built up ends. Of value to those with a weak grip and restricted wrist or finger movement. The knife and fork have a shaped indent on top for the index finger to help with the directional control. The knife also has a serrated blade to assist with cutting. Dishwasher safe.

Knife AA5575 7
Fork AA5576 7
Spoon AA5577 7

Caring Cutlery

A range of stainless steel cutlery with contoured, plastic handles and built up ends. Of value to those with a weak grip and restricted wrist or finger movement. The knife and fork have a shaped indent on top for the index finger to help with the directional control. The knife also has a serrated blade to assist with cutting. In addition to the standard spoon there is a right handed angled spoon with an angled handle to minimise wrist movement. Dishwasher safe.

Knife AA5570 7.50
Fork AA5571 7.50
Spoon AA5572 7.50
Angled Spoon AA5573R 7.50
Set Of 4 AA55700Y 21

Good Grips Cutlery

Good Grips cutlery has a soft cushion grip that keeps the utensil in the hand, even when wet. The built up handles are made of soft material, with flexible ribbing that is comfortable and adapts to any grip. Each stainless steel utensil has a special twist built into the metal shaft that alows the spoons and forks to bend to any angle for left or right handed use. Dishwasher safe.

Fork PR65591 10
Knife PR65592 10
Tea Spoon PR65593 10
Dessert Spoon PR65594 10
Set Of 4 30

Queens Cutlery

These stainless steel utensils are mounted into a built up plastic handle for those with weak or restricted grip. The handle is cylindrical to assist with gripping. The items are hygienically sealed, easy to clean and are dishwasher safe.

Knife AA5500A 9.50
Fork AA5501A 9.50
Spoon AA5502A 9.50
Junior Spoon AA5503A 9.50
Tea Spoon AA5504A 9.50

Queens Angled Cutlery

A range of stainless steel utensils with an angled head mounted in the Queens built up handle, enabling those with limited wrist movement to eat more easily. The knife has a blade bent at an angle to the handle and can be used with a rocker action. The fork and spoon are available as right or left handed versions.

Knife AA5510A 12
Left Handed Fork AA5511LA 9
Right Handed Fork AA5511RA 9
Left Handed Spoon AA5512LA 9
Right Handed Spoon AA5512RA 9

Queens One Handed Cutlery

These stainless steel utensils, mounted in the Queens built up handle, can be used to aid one handed eating by combining cutlery functions. The splayed fork is a pronged fork with edges designed for cutting food and a deep rounded body, which functions like a spoon. The Nelson Knife is a knife with a cutting edge, which ends as a curved pronged fork, to enable food to be picked up.

Splayed Fork AA5507A 9.30
Nelson Knife AA5508A 11

Dycem Jar Opener

This Dycem opener helps those with a poor grip to open and close jars. The non slip properties provide a good strong grip to make opening easier and to help make a good seal when closing.

AA5004 4

Twister Jar Opener

A cone shaped rubber moulding with fluted finger grips on the outside, and ribbing on the inside to give a good grip for opening twist off jar lids. Suitable for tops 20 to 85mm diameter.

AA5000W 4

Baby Boa

A versatile device that can be used to assist with turning or opening in hundreds of instances, inside or out. Gives an excellent grip on any item from 10mm to 100mm in diameter.

AA5001 4

Spillnot Jar And Bottle Opener

This jar and bottle opener has three sunken cones of different sizes, lined with a non slip material. When a jar or bottle is pressed in the appropriate cone, it is gripped, leaving both hands free to twist the lid. Suitable for tops 44mm to 108mm diameter.

AA5080 15.90

Undo It Jar And Bottle Opener

A V shaped coated metal opener with non slip lining that is screwed underneath a shelf or cupboard. The jar is slid into the V until the lid wedges. It is then twisted to remove the lid. Suitable for tops 25mm to 75mm diameter.

AA5010Y 12

Multi Opener

A handy, multi functional opener for bottle caps, screw tops and ring pulls. Ring pull seals are easily broken by inserting the ring into the end of the opener and lifting. On the same end is a bottle cap opener.

AA5021 8.95

Ring Pull Tin Opener

A plastic ring puller that provides excellent leverage and has a large broad surface for grip. The flat end fits easily under the tap to break the seal prior to levering the lid off with the hook end.

AA5193 3.50

Can Pull

The Can Pull is a durable device especially designed for opening ring pull cans. Suitable for users either with arthritis or with weak grip.

AA5194 3.95

EZ Squeeze One Handed Can Opener

The EZ Squeeze removes lids quickly and easily with only one hand. Pierce the lid with the cutting wheel and simply squeeze the handles to open the can. The magnetised tip of the handle then lifts the cut lid safely and easily away.

L29889 10.20

Cordless Kettle Tipper

Will suit most cordless kettles with a metal plate that secures to fit the base of the kettle and facilitates safe and easy pouring of hot water. Reduces wrist strain and prevents scalding. Velcro strap for easy adjustment.

AA5771 29

Jug Kettle Tipper

A tipper for jug kettles. Rubber feet provide a firm grip on the work surface. Reduces wrist strain and prevents scalding. Velcro strap for easy adjustment.

KK001 12

Standard Kettle Tipper

The kettle tipper will hold most standard kettles and facilitates safe and easy pouring of hot water. Gentle pressure on the kettle handle tips it and a special spring ensures that it returns to an upright position. Reduces wrist strain and prevents scalding.

AA5770Y 28

Spreadboard

Sits flat on top of the work surface and is prevented from moving by non slip feet and a downward curved lip. Bread is held in place by two rear lips enabling one handed spreading.

6029 6.50

Plastic Spreadboard With Spikes

This durable one piece moulded board has two raised lips to allow bread to be spread using one hand. It also features a set of six stainless steel spikes that can be inserted into the board. The spikes are designed to hold produce such as vegetables firmly in place whilst they are being chopped.

AA528401 10

Kitchen Workstation

This multi function food preparation unit is designed to provide assistance with many day-to-day kitchen tasks.
The workstation features:
A removable grater and slicer that collects the food with a minimum of mess and waste.
A raised lip corner measuring 130 x 95mm which can be used to hold bread and toast in place whilst it is being spread.
Removeable stainless steel spikes that secure fruit or vegetables in place whilst being sliced, chopped or peeled.
A removeable clamp that can open up to 110mm wide and hold any object in place such as a bowl, a tin, bread, vegetables etc. The clamp has a reversible edge allowing it to be either flat or contoured.

AA5272 50

Pan Handle Holder

Prevents a pan from turning while stirring with one hand. The wide spread suction cup base creates greater stability and keeps the suction cups further from the heat than narrower based models.

AA5305 17.50

Folding Pan Handle Holder

Prevents a pan from turning while stirring with one hand. One leg folds in for easy storage. The pan holder is made from plated steel and has three rubber suction feet to firmly hold it in place.

3010 23.50

Automatic Can Opener

The easy way to open cans. Just place on the can and it does all the hard work. Clean, fast and effortless. Ideal for those with limited hand mobility.

19

Washable Bib/Clothes Protector

These aprons have an easy fit fastening and waterproof backing to provide protection against everyday spills whilst eating or drinking.

Medium AA5698 8.50
Large829TB 10

Buckingham Coolhand

The Coolhand grips and releases the plate as simply as using your hand but avoids the risk of burnt fingers. It is ideal for transferring plates direct from the microwave to a working surface. It uses the power of leverage so that the entire hand takes the weight of the plate making it ideal for those with arthritis and limited hand dexterity. Suitable for use with plates with a rim thickness of up to 8mm.

AA5306 7

Dycem Non Slip Mats

Dycem has been developed to produce the most effective non slip material available. It is not sticky, but it grips dry, slippery surfaces like worktops, trays, floors and tables to prevent movement.

From 6

Perching Stools

Basic 5655A 38
With Arms 5655C 48
With Arms And Back 5655B/PB 58

X Head Tap Turners

These strong moulded turners simply hook over the top of a X type tap to make it easy to turn. They are supplied as a red and blue pair for hot and cold taps.

AA6200Y 8

Tap Turners

Designed for strength and versatility, these turners are easy to fit and adjust to suit almost any size of a crystal or crosshead tap. The long, shaped handle offers great leverage and is pivoted for ease of use. Colour coded so that those with limited vision can identify the required tap.

F20729 15

Uni Turner

The Uni Turner is designed to make it easier to turn knobs and switches. The large handle is angled so that either hand can be used to carry out the turning action with minimal discomfort. The hexagonal rods provide excellent grip on most switches that have contours.

AA6232 13

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