View all eating & drinking advice

These pages provide advice and suggestions relating to eating and drinking equipment. Click on the links to view the relevant advice.

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Assessment by an occupational therapist
Assessment by a speech and language therapist

Buying Equipment
Buying equipment
Making complaints or reporting unsafe equipment

Case studies
Read about how Janice and Graham became more independent with eating and drinking.

Equipment provision
Equipment provision through local authorities and direct payments

Further information
Useful links

General advice on eating and drinking
Assisting someone with eating and drinking
Choosing cutlery
Choosing drinking equipment
Encouraging independence with eating
One handed eating
Setting up the dining environment
Things to consider when choosing eating and drinking equipment

All advice is either supported by references (cited in the text) or is based upon peer reviewed professional opinion. Our advice is impartial and not influenced by sponsors or product suppliers listed on the site.
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