Loss of coordination lessened strength or impaired vision may cause Care recipient (cr) to spill drinks served in open cups and glasses

Try: #buy water bottles and thermal cups at sporting goods stores camping supply stores or general merchandise stores look for a water bottle with a straw that reaches the bottom of the bottle #replace open cups and glasses with the water bottle for serving cold drinks and the thermal cup for serving warm drinks use a straw for each there may be less spillage if either of these are dropped #look for a clear water bottle so you can easily see the amount of liquid being drunk for optimum cleaning remove the reusable straw and soak it in warm soapy water then rinse it and let it dry before returning it to the bottle

Materials: Sport water bottle with built-in straw thermal cup for warm drinks straws

Categories: Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Vision, Poor Vision

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

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