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What are Adaptive Bowls and Plates?

Assistive Plates and Bowls help to keep food on the plate and stop seniors and the elderly from spilling food while eating. This Independent Living Aids improves mealtime for everyone and helps people take better care of themselves and feel better about themselves. Along with plate guards, scooper dishes, and bowls, there are partitioned plates, round-up plates, and dinner plates. We also provide suction cup plates and bowls, which stick to the dining surface and keep everything firmly in place for maximum stability.

When does one need Adaptive Plates for Elderly?

Adaptive plates & bowls are designed for individuals who suffer from conditions such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Neurological conditions
  • Tremors
  • Hand weakness
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Tennis elbow
  • Skier’s Thumb
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Sprains and strains
  • Injuries to the joints
  • Accidents

Benefits of using Adapted Dining Plates and Bowls:

  • Adaptive dishes and tableware are designed to help users eat with minimal help.
  • Scoop bowls feature an elevated rim and reverse curve on one side that aids the user in scooping food onto a utensil without spilling.
  • Divided plates keep food separated and provide more surfaces for scooping. This is a deal for individuals who have the use of only one hand or have limited flexibility due to issues with motor coordination, neurological disorders, or ataxia.
  • Plate guards is an adaptive food guard that turns almost any plate into a scoop plate.

What are the different types of Adaptive Plates for Elderly?

  • Adaptive Dining Plates: Scoop plates, divided plates, non-slip plates like Freedom Scoop Plate, and Round Scoop Dish for independent dining.
  • Adaptive Dining Plate Guards: Attach these raised edges to dinner plates to make scooping food easier.
  • Adaptive Dining Bowls: Suction base, non-slip, weighted bowls help users eat independently.
  • Redware Tableware: Bright red color helps users with low vision increase food intake.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who can benefit from using adaptive plates and bowls?

Adaptive plates for elderly are designed to assist individuals with various challenges, such as limited mobility, hand dexterity issues, or conditions that affect eating abilities. They can be beneficial for seniors, individuals with disabilities, or those recovering from injuries.

2. Can adaptive plates can be used by children?

Yes, adaptive plates and bowls are available in designs suitable for both adults and children. They can be helpful for children with developmental challenges or those who are learning to feed themselves.

3. Are adaptive bowls dishwasher and microwave-safe?

The dishwasher and microwave compatibility can vary based on the material of the adaptive plate or bowl. It's essential to check the product specifications and care instructions provided by the manufacturer for proper maintenance.

4. How do I choose the right scoop plate for my needs?

Consider your specific challenges or requirements, such as grip strength, mobility, or stability. Look for features that address these needs, such as non-slip surfaces, easy-to-hold handles, or adapted utensils that complement the plate or bowl.

5. Can adaptive plates and bowls help with portion control?

Some adaptive plates and bowls may have compartments or designated sections, which can assist with portion control. This can be beneficial for individuals who need help managing their food intake.

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Where to buy Adaptive Dining Aids online?

At Rehab Store, we have a wide range of premium adaptive dining aids that help in effective and easy dining for all individuals from well-known manufacturers like North Coast Medical, Patterson Medical, Medline Industries, etc. at discounted prices and great offers.