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User holds fork in place with wheelchair glove
User holds fork in place with wheelchair glove

User holds fork in place with wheelchair glove
User holds fork in place with wheelchair glove

User pulls out fork with teeth
User pulls out fork with teeth

User puts down the fork
User puts down the fork

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Eat with fork

Wheelchair glove makes it easier for persons with impaired hand function to hold a fork

Description
User places fork in wheelchair glove.

Technique: User presses on the front of the fork with her left hand so that the handle stands up (photo 1). She presses the handle of the fork in between her right palm and the wheelchair glove (photo 2). If the fork has a thick handle she has to open the glove a little in order to insert it.
To remove the fork from the glove she holds the fork with her teeth (fork has food on it) and pulls it out (photo 3).

Idea
The user

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Tip is dated from 2007

Categories for this tip
eating, drinking » eating, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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