Care recipient (cr) with joint pain finds gripping eating and writing utensils uncomfortable

Try: #purchase small sponge-style hair curlers at any drug store #remove the tubular sponges from their plastic frames #slip the sponges over pens pencils or the handles of knives forks and spoons #the sponges will provide comfortable padding for stiff-jointed fingers they can be rinsed by hand in warm soapy water as necessary and air-dried

Materials: Small sponge hair rollers masking tape or duct tape as needed

Categories: Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision

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

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