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Modified cups and mugs may assist people who have swallowing difficulties or reduced ability to grasp a cup.


Modified cups and mugs are designed for people who have difficulties using standard drinking cups or mugs due to swallowing issues or reduced upper limb strength and coordination.

Cup & Mug Holders - Attach to wheelchairs, or mount to tables to keep your drink stable.

Cups with Handles or Grips - These cups may assist people who have difficulty lifting or stabilising cups.

Cups with Lids, Spouts or Cut Out Rims - These cups have angled or cut-out rims, built-in straws or lids that regulate fluid flow, and may assist people who have swallowing difficulties.

Straws & Hands Free Drinking - These drinking systems may assist people who are unable to use their hands to lift or drink from cups.