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ńthjšlpmedel My Spoon, (svensk text)


User eating with My Spoon (film)

User controls spoon with joystick; a glass for beverages sits in a holder.
User controls spoon with joystick; a glass for beverages sits in a holder.

Spoon stops in front of userís mouth.
Spoon stops in front of userís mouth.

My Spoon with accompanying tray.
My Spoon with accompanying tray.

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My Spoon eating aid

- an electronic aid that enables people without arm and hand function to eat by themselves

Description
The food is divided into bite-sized pieces in a tray with compartments. The user controls the spoon and fork with a joystick. After the first signal MY SPOON picks up the food with the fork and spoon, which work together and move between the compartments of the tray. The fork firmly holds the food on the spoon without crushing it, which minimizes spilled food. When the spoon turns toward the userís mouth the spoon is horizontal. The spoon stops at a preset location in front of the userís mouth until the user touches it with his mouth. My Spoon can be used for almost any solid food that is in suitable bite-sized chunks or smaller. Soup and beverages are served in a mug with a straw. The holder is attached with a clamp on the edge of the table, for more information please see www.hea.se (in Swedish)

Authors comments
The user feels that MySpoon is very helpful when he wants to be alone with his wife at meals. He doesnít use it every day. It's easy to learn to use it.

Manufacturer
www.secom.co.jp/english/myspoon/ (last checked February 2017)

Purchased from
In Europe: www.robotzorg.nl or www.focalmeditech.nl (last checked February 2017)

Tip is dated from 2012

Categories for this tip
eating, drinking » eating, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia without function in arms and hands (C2-4, ASIA A, B).

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