Eating & Drinking

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Angled Knife

$22.68

Etac Relieve Angled Knife This curved handle relieves strain, and allows efficient cutting with a straight arm and wrist, making cutting and preparing food easier. The Angled Knife is available in two sizes, suitable for both adults and children...

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Dose Mug With Spout By Etac

$22.73

The Mug With Spout By Etac is a ‘user friendly’ kitchenware piece. The special features of the product include: 50ml and 100ml markers, 70mm height, transparent body, weight of 40 grams, made from polycarbonate and dishwasher safe. The Mug...

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Etac Feed adjustable spoon

$59.05

Etac Feed Angled Spoons are ideal adaptive tools for children who need a bit of help with fine motor coordination and want to eat independently. The angle-adjustable film has an easy-grip handle that is slightly curved and the support edge helps to...

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Etac Tasty Beaker

$40.86

The Etac Tasty Beaker has ergonomic handles and large grips to make it easy to use even if you have limited grip. The cup features a large base to reduce spilling. The Etac Tasty Beaker is well insulated to keep beverages at their required temperatures...

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Etac Tasty Plate

$36.32

The Etac Tasty Plate features a raised lip or edge designed to trap food, this feature enables a patient to eat with one hand. This is especially helpful if you have an injured patient or someone who is limited in their ability to move an arm. The Etac...

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Light Angled Spoon by Etac

$22.68

The Light Angled Spoon is lightweight and made purposefully for people who have limited movement in the hands or arms from illness. Sometimes arthritis can also cause diminished movement and this tool helps users with independence. The features include:...

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Tasty Glass

$18.14

The Etac Tasty Glass is made of lightweight material and has a wide base. It has an ergonomic design with a wide lip that allows the hand to easily pick it up and use. It is perfect for those with a reduced grip or hand strength. The thick neck design...

Eating & Drinking Products for Patient

Once diagnosed with a health condition, irrespective of how mild it may seem, it affects daily routines. Patients in a hospital setting share this incapability, dependence on feeding. Nerve infections affect an individual’s ability to move hands and arms, which are essential to eating and drinking. Sometimes, patients might be too weak to chew food and can only take in fluids. Besides, most of health conditions lead to loss of appetite. In such cases, it is the role of a caregiver to ensure a patient feeds in right amounts because food is the primary source of energy. Food is also a natural therapy; the nutrients, minerals, and fats strengthen body tissues and organs as well as activate hormones that convert components of food energy.

Importance of food and drinks to a patient

Drinking and eating is essential for patients because sickness interferes with body processes hence making it weak. Weak blood vessels, tissues, and body organs pose a threat to human life. Treatment procedures and medication only help to repair and boost functions of these organs and tissues; however, this cannot be achieved if the same organs lack energy. Although some types of medicine boost energy and immunity levels of the human body, they are only supplements; they can’t match up to effectiveness of food.

Eating and drinking supplies come in handy to help patients with this essential part of the healing process. Patients with specific health conditions that interfere with motor skills benefit more from these medical equipment. Apart from ensuring patients appropriately, feed to boost effectiveness of medication used; eating and drinking supplies enhance patient independence.

Are the necessary?

Caregivers are irreplaceable in home care as well as in hospital settings; their role in treatment procedures and patient recovery cannot be undermined. However, it is not proper to do everything for a patient unless it is necessary; complete dependence undermines human existence. Besides, independence creates a positive attitude on the patient; time taken to recover is also dependent on metal perspectives and attitudes. Therefore, eating and drinking supplies are not only to ensure patients take required amounts of food at given intervals but also boosts independence, which is imperative in healing.