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If you have difficulty opening cans and jars, there are a range of products that may make life easier. You can buy battery operated can openers, devices to help you chop food and aids to help you remove lids.
Ask Sara has advice and product ideas to help with opening jars, cans, bottles or containers.
Living made easy gives impartial advice about products for opening bottles, jars and packets.
If you are having difficulty holding your cutlery or chopping food, there is a range of products to help. You can add foam to the handle of your cutlery to help you grip or you can buy cutlery sets with larger and or heavier handles.
Living made easy gives impartial advice about products to assist with:
Carrying items around the house without spills can be difficult, especially if you use a mobility aid such as a walking stick or frame.
There are trays that can fix to walking frames to help you carry items and there are also trolleys that allow you to move hot drinks and meals without the risk of spills and scalds.
Ask Sara has ideas and advice to make is easier to use kitchen appliances.
Picking up/reaching aids
It is helpful to organise your kitchen cupboards and worktops so the ingredients and utensils you use on a regular basis are in easy reach and mean you do not need to struggle to access them.
You can purchase reaching aids to help you get to those more difficult areas and also pick items from the floor
Ask Sara has advice and product ideas which may assist when using kitchen worktops, sink and drawers. There is also has advice on reaching items in high, low and corner cupboards and using knobs and handles.