The Meal Lifter Eating Aid
is a very simple platform that raises the dinner plate several inches. Users with arthritis who have difficulty eating may find the reduced distance from plate to mouth helpful for increasing independence.
The Meal Lifter Eating Aid is a new easy to use dining aid that raises a dinner plate several inches, reducing the distance from food to mouth. This simple platform assists individuals with arthritis, uncoordinated movements, poor posture. The platform provides a sanitary, secure and dignified alternative to using books or magazines. Simply rest a 9 inch plate on the top of the platform. Rather than lifting their arm, users can simply pivoting on their elbow to move food from the plate to their mouth. The decreased distance makes it easier for users to feed themselves. Users with low vision will find the platform increases visibility of the plate. Users who have difficulty eating independently due to arthritis, poor positioning, flexed posture, kyphotic posture, or other physical disabilities will find this adapted dining aid helpful for increasing dining independence. Made of durable molded polypropylene that is dishwasher safe, the platform measures 4.25 inches high, 10.5 inches wide at its base and weighs approximately 3/4 lbs. The Meal Lifter Eating Aid promotes dining with dignity
NOTE: The Meal Lifter Eating Aid is designed specifically to accommodate a 9 inch round plate, which is NOT included. The Maddak Inner Lip Plate CMI74531 works well with the platform.
The Meal Lifter Eating Aid Specifications:
- Dimensions: 4-1/4 inches high, 9-1/2 inch diameter.
- Material: Polypropylene.
- Color: White.
- Care: Dishwasher safe. Do not microwave.
- weighs: approximately 3/4 lbs.
- Made in: USA.
- Use with: 9 inch round dinner plate, sold separately.