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Breakfast boards, raised edge plates , drinking vessels, eating utensils,cutlery and cutlery holders for enabling the independent taking of food and beverages or to facilitate assistance by caregivers.

Characteristics:

  • Cutting aids such as cutlery for one-handed use
  • Cutting boards with screws for fixing bread
  • Plates with a raised edge
  • Hand straps to hold the cutlery
  • Cups with a mouthpiece (beaker)
  • Drinking vessels with various special grips

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Subsections of: Eating and drinking

Assistive products for eating and drinking

Containers from which food and drink are served and the utensils used for this action

Food dispensers

Containers measuring out a predetermined amount of e.g. sugar or oil

Cutlery, chopsticks and straws

Devices used when eating, to cut food or on/in/through which food is moved from a container into a person's mouth

Mugs, glasses and cups and saucers

Grip adapters and attachments, see 24 18 06

Plates and bowls

Included are, e.g., warm water plates, bowls with a cover or handgrip and serving boards.

Food guards

Products that can be fitted to the side of a plate to provide a raised edge that prevents food from being pushed off of the plate

Feeding apparatus

Powered or manual devices that enable a person to eat by bringing the food from the dish to the mouth

Feeding probes

Tubes that enable liquid food to be introduced directly into the body