Dream kitchens are magical to anyone who loves cooking. This is especially important for someone with disabilities such as arthritis as the condition can make it difficult to prepare even a simple meal. To make a kitchen usable for the person suffering from arthritis means having the right types of tools and gadgets.
Creating these is much more than making the space attractive, as it involves making it practical and usable. Many manufacturers are taking heed and are creating tools that make life for those with disabilities so much easier. Resulting from this trend, there are now rolling knives, special jars and can opening aids and reach extenders to name just a few.
To make it possible for people with arthritis to function properly when preparing meals, the right tools must be available for them to use. Some pointers to bear in mind when selecting gadgets, tools and utensils for any type of dream kitchens are:
Some must have gadgets and tools in all dream kitchens for people living with arthritis and other disabilities that minimize mobility are:
Other kitchen aids for those with disabilities who still want to be active in the kitchen include:
Of course, some standard fixtures should also be part the designs, such as faucets and cupboard doors. Even the basic layout of the area is an important consideration. Fancy faucets that are difficult to turn on and off are a definite no. Instead, those that you can operate by pushing a lever up or down or those that automatically turn on and off are ideal.
Thankfully, the creation of dream kitchens does not have to be expensive. With so many adaptive devices and gadgets now on the market, finding attractive and affordable items is quite easy. Not only can you find these items in online stores, you can also find them in specialty stores. Many mainstream establishments now stock these products to cater to this select group.
More Dream Gadgets and Tools
Good Grips Jar Opener - makes it easier to open jars if you have arthritis in the hands.