Care recipient (cr) repeatedly burns fingers removing toast from toaster the caregiver has seen cr use metal utensils to pull toast from the toaster and fears for cr’s safety

Try: Purchase toast tongs at a kitchen specialty department in a store or online they are wooden or bamboo tongs designed to lift toast from toaster alternatively buy wooden skewer sticks used for cooking shish kabobs and keep one near the toaster they are sold many-to-the-package in kitchen supply departments use the pointed end of the stick to skewer the toast and lift it from the toaster replace the stick after several uses the toast tongs may be easier for most people to manipulate the skewer sticks may be more difficult for a person with low vision or tremors to use

Materials: Bamboo or wooden toast tongs or wooden skewer sticks used for cooking shish kabobs

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*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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