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Providing Safe Hydration: Choosing the most suitable drinking device Independent, but forgets to drink regularly ie Dementia

Independent but has mild swallowing difficulties.

(No swallowing problems)

(NON THICKENED FLUIDS)

Independent but with tremor or dexterity problems and moderate swallowing difficulties (THICKENED FLUIDS)

Beaker option with 10 cc insert controls flow and volume of fluid with each tilt of the beaker.

Bright Colour to attract attention. Can be used if cup with handle preferred.

Oval shape allows nose clearance for safe chin tuck position when swallowing.

Need Assistance, has tremor or dexterity issues, moderate swallowing difficulties. (NON THICKENED FLUIDS)

Dependent Patients who need assistance with feeding and drinking. Mild / Moderate swallowing Issues (THICKENED FLUIDS)

Cup with Handles option with 5 cc or 10 cc insert, controls flow and volume of fluid with each tilt of the cup.

Specially weighted cup to minimise tremor. Oval shape allows nose clearance for safe chin tuck position when swallowing.

Specially weighted cup to minimise tremor. Oval shape allows nose clearance for safe chin tuck position when swallowing.

Bright coloured Sure Grip Different spouts control speed Different spouts control cup will attract attention and of flow, bright colours attract speed of flow, bright colours can be used with or without attention to promote regular attract attention to proa spout. Thermal lids change sips. Thermal lids change colour mote regular sips. Thermal colour with hot liquid. with hot liquid. lids change colour with hot liquid.

Different spouts control speed of flow, bright colours attract attention to promote regular sips. Thermal lids change colour with hot liquid.

Cut away rim allows nose clearance for safe chin tuck position when swallowing.

Suitable for thickened fluids. Cut away rim allows nose clearance for safe chin tuck position when swallowing.

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Controlled flow of fluid, via the straw feature, no need to tilt the head.

Controlled flow of fluid, via the straw feature, no need to tilt the head.

Device Matrix is for guidance purposes, and is not intended to replace the advices from your Doctor, Speech Therapist, Dietician, Nurse or Physiotherapist. Kapitex Tel : (01937) 580211 info@kapitex.com


Cups guide  

http://www.kapitex.com/uploads/pdf/brochures/cups-guide.pdf

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