The All-purpose Knife is designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand or grasping disabilities. This device gives those with hand function weakness a better grip and eases strain on the wrist. The thick handle has a brightly color, non-slip, soft-feel section that gives users a better grip. Additionally, the knife can be used with the General Purpose gripping aid to give the user independence in the kitchen.
Big Handle Utensil sets include a fork, knife, and two spoons with built up or extended handles designed for use by people who have difficulty grasping. The utensils have plastic-coated tube handles. DIMENSIONS: Model 30975 has handles that are 1 inch in diameter and 4 inches long; handles on Model 30980 are 1.25 inches in diameter and 4 inches long; handles on Model 30985 are 1.5 inches in diameter and 4 inches long. Extended handles are 5 inches long. WARRANTY: The manufacturer warrants these
The Etac Light Dining Set is a set knife, fork, spoon, and teaspoon with extended handles designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. These stainless steel utensils have ABS plastic handles and are specially designed for people who need support for their hands and forearms when they eat, and who usually use cutlery in a pencil grip fashion. This dishwasher-safe cutlery is light, with long, straight handles. This allows for proper pressure distribution, minimal movement and
The Fork Aid and One Hand Cutlery is an eating utensil designed for persons that have a disability that hinders their ability to feed themselves. It is a stainless steel automatic serving fork and its design is such that when the user puts food in their mouth, as the user pulls the fork back out of their mouth, the food on the fork is pushed off the fork. Ideal for one-handed users as well.
DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To help people with limited arm use to feed themselves independently. Solder a piece of metal to the end of the fork's handle. The length of the extension should be determined by the needs of the user. MATERIALS: Fork; metal, with at least one end approximately the same width as the fork's handle; solder. TOOLS: Soldering iron. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metal working. TITLE: Doing It Yourself. AUTHOR: Wechsler, K. JOURNAL: Quest. WEB SITE: http://www.mdausa.org/publications/Quest
The Homecraft Reflex Carving Utensils are designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand or grasping disabilities. These ergonomically designed knives feature an attached handle with finger contours to facilitate grasp and the positioning of the handle to the blade minimizes wrist movement. Available is a preparation knife with a scalloped blade, a chef's knife with a smooth edge, a carving knife with a scalloped blade, and a slicing knife with a narrow blade with a smooth edge. A tw