1 in 8 people in Ireland over the age of 15 is a carer. That’s over 516,594 people in the country providing regular unpaid care to their loved ones.
Carers are our forgotten heroes, they work hard each day to support their loved ones in so many ways. Whether they are caring part-time or full-time, it can be a hard job. But who helps and supports them? Is there a way to help make their lives easier and in turn, the ones they care for lives easier too?
We are delighted to be able to say yes! Yes, there are a number of daily living aids that will help make a Carers life easier and we have 4 great ones listed below.
Thoughtfully designed for those with limited or reduced mobility. The Uccello Kettle will help increase confidence and independence in the home. Its unique tilt-to-pour action means there is no more lifting, balancing or straining with a kettle. The Uccello Kettle is the kettle for everyone, Carers can feel more at ease with a safer option at home and the end user can feel more confident and independent with their safe pour kettle.
Uccello Grip Mat
The Uccello Grip Mat is the perfect kitchen aid and can come in handy for a number of situations. It is non-slip and gives extra grip, which is perfect for carrying food in on a tray as it will keep items from moving.
It is also great for opening stubborn lids, whether it be jars, pill bottles or medicine in general. Lastly, it gives added safety for those who use it with the Uccello Kettle. The Grip Mat acts as the perfect cup guide so that the Carer can have peace of mind when their loved one is using the kettle and is unsure where to place the cup.
Muggi Cup Holder
The Muggi Cup Holder can hold up to 4 cups, glasses, bottles etc., safely and steadily. The Muggi catches any drips and spills and has 4 rubber non-slip feet. It’s the perfect daily living aid for end users and their Carers. It can sit safely on a walker, be carried in hand or simply sit on the lap of a wheelchair user so their two hands are free to maneuver their chair.
It could be a life saver for Carers who may need to carry tea, pill bottles, water and more to their loved one.
Say hello to the Coolhand plate gripper, the perfect daily living aid to help everyone, including Carers carry both hot and cold plates. It grips and releases plates just as easily as you would with your own hand and you don’t need to worry about burning your fingers. Perfect when moving plates from oven or microwave to the table.