The SturdyMug drinking aid is a simple, innovative personal hydrating system. Ideal for people with mobility problem, who struggle to drink independently.
The 350ml mug comes with a 650mm bendable straw and support and an optional low effort non-return valve which allows fluid to flow through the straw in only one direction, so when fluid is sucked up the straw it will not travel back down the straw allowing people with limited suction to drink . The straw can positioned to any angle, making it highly adaptable. The mug can be placed on to a variety of surfaces, e.g.
The mug has a base with a NANO TECHNOLOGY anti - slip underside that sticks without glue to smooth surfaces such as glass, plastic, or painted wood by thousands of microscopic craters in its surface, functioning like micro suction cups.
The SturdyMug is ideal for people with:
The SturdyMug allows independent access to drinking without the direct need for a carer/assistant.
The SturdyMug could save nurses valuable time and the NHS money. However it also encouraging patient independence, giving people control over their environment. Dehydration can cause a cascade of problems in patients, including infection for example infection. Therefore, adequate hydration - which the sturdy straw ensures - is vital and can ultimately save lives.
This pack contains:
* The non-slip bottom loses some of its suction power when it gets dirty, but it is possible to clean it by touching it repeatedly with sticky side of gaffa tape or by wiping it clean with a wet tissue. It doesn't work very well *when wet".
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Site last updated: 1st Feb 2018