Contents

  • Introduction
  • Why would you need to use a kitchen aid?
  • Kitchen aids may help those with the following health conditions
  • Which kitchen aid is right for you?
  • Things to consider

How to choose the right kitchen aids

BUYING GUIDE

introduction

If you enjoy cooking and baking but have a health condition which limits your ability to do this effectively, the right kitchen aid could help you continue your passion in a safe manner.

Kitchen aids cover a wide variety of products, which are designed to help you prepare food independently if you’re living with a physical disability, such as the use of only one hand or a vision impairment. Some of our most popular kitchen aids include:

In addition, we also offer a number of choppers, peelers, graters, slicers and more – all of which are available to view within our “Food Preparation” section below.

Why would you need to use a kitchen aid?

If you, or someone you care for, are finding it difficult to prepare meals safely you may want to consider using a kitchen aid to make things easier.

There are a number of reasons why you may need additional help when preparing food for yourself and others:

Remember

It is important to consider your own personal mobility needs when choosing a kitchen aid. Many of our aids are ideal for one handed use, but others are more suited for those with limited wrist or hand movement, or a vision impairment.

Kitchen aids may help those with the following health conditions

Remember

By choosing the right equipment to suit your needs, you can continue to enjoy cooking and baking independently, whilst maintaining a safe environment in the kitchen.

Which kitchen aid is right for you?

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    • Ideal for one-handed use

    • Adjustable, removable pegs and a clamp holds food and equipment securely in place

    • Enables you to slice, grate and spread with just one hand

    • Non-slip suction pads on the base makes it super stable

    • Encourages independent living

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    • Perfect if you have painful joints or weak grip

    • Provides a great alternative to picking up a heavy pan of boiling water

    • Designed to reduce pressure on your wrists and fingers

    • Helps to prevent the risk of accidents and burns whilst cooking

    • Encourages independent living

Things to consider

  • You will already be aware which activities are becoming more difficult when preparing and cooking meals so now you need to consider which kitchen aid will best suit your needs.

  • Do you have the use of only one hand?
    There are a number of kitchen aids designed especially for one-handed use, such as the Good Grips® Auto Chopper to help you prepare various ingredients quickly and the Food Workstation or NRS Kitchen Spread Board with Spikes & 3 Way Grater which both hold food in place whilst you slice, grate or peel.
  • Are you visually impaired?
    A useful product like the Talking Kitchen Scale with Easy to See Measuring Jug will enable you to measure out ingredients more accurately thanks to the large numbers on the side of the jug and digital talking scale with a clear male voice.
  • Do you find it difficult to grip or lift kitchen equipment?
    If you’re living with painful joints, a Cooking Basket is a great alternative to picking up a heavy pan of boiling water and risking potential spills and burns. Similarly, if you have limited mobility in your hands and wrists, an Easi Grip Contoured Handle G/Purpose Knife can reduce the pressure on your joints whilst cutting, making food preparation more comfortable.