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This is a range of stainless steel cutlery with lightweight contoured foam handles. The handles are black and conical shaped. The ultralite range includes an number of knives, forks and spoons, with a choice of small or large handles. The handles are available separately, as are finger yokes.

General Details

Caution

Users who experience eating and drinking difficulties are at high risk for serious health issues.
It is essential for a user to be in a safe posture before eating and drinking. Consult a Speech Pathologist or doctor for specific recommendations and /or a swallowing assessment.
Ensure that food and drinks are prepared at the recommended consistency and temperature for the individual to ensure safe swallowing.
Common indicators of a user experiencing difficulties chewing and/or swallowing are food remaining or spilling out of the mouth, coughing before, during and/or after swallowing, audible swallowing, wet voice and frequent chest infections.

Extra product information

Features
Finger yokes can be used on cutlery or a pencil. They can be placed in any position and are removable. Finger yokes can be used to support the index finger while cutting food.
Handles if purchased seperately come in packets of five.

Maintenance

Refer to the supplier and manufacturer manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.

Factors to Consider

· Some people have problems eating or drinking. This is a serious health risk. Signs include difficulty swallowing and chewing foods, coughing when eating or drinking, or food getting stuck in or spilling from the mouth. If you are concerned, visit a speech pathologist or consult your GP.

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Maintenance

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Models / Specifications

Model base: base

Model Large handled knives: Large handled knives

  • Length 105 mm
  • Diameter 325 mm

Model Small handled knives: Small handled knives

  • Diameter 325 mm
  • Length 105 mm

Model Finger yokes: Finger yokes

  • Length 105 mm
  • Diameter 325 mm

Model Handles-large: Handles-large

  • Diameter 325 mm
  • Length 105 mm

Model Large handled fork: Large handled fork

  • Length 105 mm
  • Diameter 325 mm

Model Small handled fork: Small handled fork

  • Length 105 mm
  • Diameter 325 mm

Model Large handled spoon: Large handled spoon

  • Length 105 mm
  • Diameter 325 mm

Model Small Handled Spoon: Small Handled Spoon

  • Diameter 325 mm
  • Length 105 mm

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