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Kitchen Aids for Disabled People

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Kitchen Aids for Disabled People

There are many kitchen aids for disabled people available for you so that you will be able to restart your interest in cooking.

These aids have been specifically designed with you in mind.

Please Note – In order to either find more information on a specific item or simply to purchase it just click on the image at the bottom of each individual review.

Sometimes the designers/inventors of these implements do so because a loved one has a disability and need help in a particular situation.

You can find out about quite a few of them by reading this review of 15 of the popular ones so that you will know what is there for you should you need them.

I believe these will be of interest to anyone who likes food and cooking.

They are not as expensive as you may imagine them to be so they will fit into most budgets.

If you would like to read more information on disabilities we refer you to an article on Wikipedia.

To read it simply click on Wikipedia.

In our reviews in this article, we will be looking at various items including:

Esi Grip Grater

Oxo Good Grips Smooth Potato Masher

Oxo Good Grips 2 Cup Angled Measuring Cup

Oxo Good Grips Egg Slicer

Oxo Good Grips 5 Quart Stainless Steel Colander

Pan Holder OXO Good Grips 5 Quart Salad Spinner Clear

DMI Step Stool with Handle

OXO Good Grips Wire Cheese Slicer

OXO Good Grips Water Bottle Cleaning Set

Long Push-Pull Oven Stick

Long Stove Knob Turner

All-Purpose Kitchen Stool with Adjustable Arms

One-Handed Canister Set

Oxo Good Grips Chopper Large

Oxo Good Grips Potato Ricer

Easi-Grip Grater

The Easi-Grip Grater has a handle made with soft molded plastic which will make sure that you will have a firm grip with both hands.

This grip is also non-slip so you will feel secure when you are using it.

The grater is made from stainless steel and the grip is set at a 90-degree angle so that your arm and wrist are in a stress-free position. See image below.

This grater is suitable for everyone to use but it was designed with people with poor strength in their wrists and hands to use.

You will be able to use your dishwasher for cleaning this item as it is classed as dishwasher safe.

It is 5 inches long with a width of 2.25 inches.





OXO Good Grips Smooth Potato Masher

The Oxo Good Grips Smooth Potato Masher evenly mashes potatoes with a stainless steel grid.

By using this grid you can expect a smooth and even mashing of your potatoes.

You will find that you can also use it for mashing other root vegetables and fruit.

Because it has a soft grip which is broad and horizontal this design will minimize pressure and stress on your hands.

Another use of this product is for making baby food.

We have copied the following paragraph from the supplier's site:

OXO kitchen tools are recognized by several national and international organizations for superior design, ultimate comfort, and ease of use. The OXO Good Grips line was originally engineered to assist the inventor's wife with her arthritic hands. OXO is the leading kitchen tool supplier to the world's gourmet kitchens.

The specifications of this product are:

  • Dimensions: 6.5 inches long overall, 4.5 inches wide overall, 3 inches deep.
  • Weight: 4 oz.
  • Care: Dishwasher safe.




OXO Good Grips 2 Cup Angled Measuring Cup

Every good cook needs a great measuring cup.

The OXO Good Grips 2 Cup Angled Measuring Cup is designed with bright red markings to be read from above.

This design is patented.

The cup has both metric and imperial markings so everyone will understand the measurements.

You can read the measurements very easily and the handle is made from non-slip rubber.

These 2 cup measuring cup specifications are:

  • Material: BPA free plastic.
  • Care: Top rack dishwasher safe.
  • Overall dimensions: 7 inches long, 4.25 inches wide, 4.5 inches high.
  • Handle dimensions: 3.75 inches long, 0.75-inch diameter.
  • Weight: 5 oz.
  • Capacity: 2 cups.




OXO Good Grips Egg Slicer

The Oxo Good Grips Egg Slicer will provide you with a perfectly sliced hard-boiled egg every time you use it.

You can be assured that you will have perfect slices 5mm thick to use however you wish.

The handle is easy to use and is non-slip so you won't have any little accidents with it.

The egg can be placed so that the slices are either oblong or round so perfect for however you need it to be for it's intended use.

OXO Good Grips Egg Slicer Specifications:

  • Overall dimensions: 5.75 inches long, 4 inches wide, 1.5 inches high.
  • Materials: Stainless-steel, Santoprene.
  • Model: 1271080.
  • Weight: 6.4 oz.
  • Care: Top-rack dishwasher safe.





OXO Good Grips 5 Quart Stainless Steel Colander

The Oxo Good Grips 5 Quart Stainless Steel Colander has been designed so that it can easily drain away fluid without losing even the smallest piece of food.

You will find the handle is non-slip and the grip is comfortable as it has a soft rubber coating which means it gives you a good firm grip.

There are also rubber feet on the bottom of the colander so that it will be firmly in place when you put it down on the kitchen bench. You will notice when using the colander that there are 5 of these rubber feet.

If you have found difficulty in using a colander you will love this model.

The specifications for the colander are:

  • Dimensions: 11.25 inch inches diameter, 5 inches high.
  • Materials: Stainless-steel, Santoprene handles and feet.
  • Model: 1134700.
  • Weight: 21.5 oz.
  • Care: Dishwasher safe.




Pan Holder

This pan holder was designed for people with disabilities or are elderly.

The design allows help to be able to stir the contents with one hand.

This pan holders frame is covered in epoxy so that both your stove top and the pan surface are both protected from scratching.

There are 3 suction feet to keep the device from moving.

Also, 2 vertical rods stop the pan from moving by holding the pot handle.

The suction caps can sustain temperatures up to 140 degrees before they begin to melt.

Pan Holder Specifications:

  • Measures: 10.5 inches long, 9 inches deep, 5.5 inches high.
  • Material: Epoxy coated steel wire with suction cups.




With the Cool Grip Microwave Tray you

Cool Grip Microwave Tray

will find it is easy to remove plates and bowls from your microwave.

In the above photo, you are able to see the moat-like surround to bowls and plates that will catch any spillage.

The handles remain cool during use.

Cool Grip Microwave Tray Specifications:

  • Material: BPA free polypropylene.
  • Measures: 12-inch diameter overall, 3 inches high.
  • Works with: 5+ inch bowls, 10.5 inch wide plates.
  • Color: Blue.
  • Care: Dishwasher top-shelf safe.
  • Made in: USA.




OXO Good Grips 5 Quart Salad Spinner Clear

The Oxo Good Grips 5 Quart Salad Spinner comes with a durable clear plastic bowl that you can use either as a serving bowl or a storage container. You will find it dries all the salad leaves efficiently which will result in less time for you when preparing your favorite salad.

It is easy to use with only one hand as it has a non-slip base so you are assured of it remaining firmly on the countertop.

The photo above shows a user stopping the bowl spinning by pushing down on it and activating the built-in brake.

OXO Good Grips 5 Quart Salad Spinner Clear Specifications:

  • Dimensions: 10.5 inches diameter, 6 inches high.
  • Materials: BPA free plastic.
  • Capacity: 6.22-quart bowl, 4.95-quart basket.
  • Model: 32480V2.
  • Weight: 2 lb 10 oz.
  • Care: Top-rack dishwasher safe.



DMI Step Stool with Handle

The DMI Step Stool with Handle will let you get to those high hard to reach areas of your kitchen.

It is sturdy and well-built so should not tip over while being used.

To also add to this safety the feet have slip-resistant rubber tips.

The handle is covered with a foam grip which means your hands are less likely to slip.

It really is not just for use in the kitchen so this means that you are not restricted to using it in only one area of your home.

DMI Step Stool with Handle Specifications:

  • Platform Dimensions: 10 inches wide, 14 inches long, 9-1/2 inches high.
  • Base dimensions: 18-3/4 inches wide, 13-1/2 inches long.
  • Handrail height: 34 inches.
  • Weight capacity: 250 lbs.
  • Materials: Chrome-plated steel frame, non-slip textured matting, reinforced rubber tips contain latex.
  • Assembly: Required.




OXO Good Grips Wire Cheese Slicer

With this cheese slicer, you receive an additional wire which you will find it easy to replace the initial one when the time arrives.

You simply have to use the tensioning wheel to carry out this procedure.

When you receive the cheese slicer it is ready to use.

No need to assemble it.

The handle has an ergonomic design that will let you pull the wire through varying cheeses.

OXO Good Grips Wire Cheese Slicer Specifications:

  • Overall Dimensions: 2.62 inches long, 4.37 inches wide, 1 inch high.
  • Materials: Die-cast zinc, Santoprene.
  • Model: 1071567.
  • Weight: 6 oz.
  • Care: Dishwasher safe.



OXO Good Grips Water Bottle Cleaning Set

The Oxo Good Grips Water Bottle Cleaning Set consists of 3 brushes.

These brushes each have a different function in that they each are designed to clean a different size or type of bottle.

They combined clean sports bottles, drinking straws, travel mugs and water bottles.

The brushes are made using soft bristles which means no scratching to the inside of the item being cleaned.

OXO Good Grips Water Bottle Cleaning Set Specifications:

  • Long Bottle Brush measures: 13 inches long.
  • Long Straw Brush measures: 8 inches long.
  • Detail Cleaner Brush measures: 2 inches long.
  • Brushes: Nylon.
  • Care: Dishwasher safe.
  • Model: 1329080.





Long Push-Pull Oven Stick

The Long Push-Pull Oven Stick is a long reach tool for oven safety. It is designed to move hot oven racks around.

If you suffer limited mobility you will find it very useful.

The Long Push-Pull Oven Stick is a lightweight, durable, long metal rod with a unique hook and large grip handle. The hook is designed to easily slide around an oven rack to push or pull the rack into place. You will find grip handle measures 4 inches long, 1-inch diameter and has a soft, non-slip vinyl grip. To use the Oven Stick, simply pull out the oven rack using the hook or securely push the rack back in with the notch located at the end of the stick opposite the handle. Users in a wheelchair or with a limited range of motion will find the Push-Pull Oven Stick helpful for pushing pulling hot oven racks or for use as a reaching aid.

Long Push-Pull Oven Stick Specifications:

  • Measures: 13 inches long, 1/8 inch diameter.
  • Handle measures: 4 inches long, 1 inch in diameter.
  • Materials: Aluminum rod, soft, non-slip vinyl grip. BPA and Phthalates free.

Long Stove Knob Turner


The long stove knob turner is a long aluminum rod with a good sized handle so that you will be able to turn stove knobs easily.

The design of this product allows the user to be able to turn the handle easily.

If you have difficulty in reaching over the stove for any reason then this product will help you.

The handle is large and allows you an easy twisting motion.

Long Stove Knob Turner Specifications:

  • Measures: 15 inches long.
  • Handle measures: 4 inches long, 1 inch in diameter.
  • Materials: Aluminum rod, soft, non-slip vinyl grip. BPA and Phthalates free.



All-Purpose Kitchen Stool with Adjustable Arms

You will find the All Purpose Kitchen Stool with Adjustable Arms will become over time an indispensable item as it can be also used in other areas of your home and if you need a rest it will provide somewhere for you to sit in comfort and security.

The stool is fully adjustable and the arms can be removed so it will be suitable for everyone.

It has been designed with an angled seat which means it makes standing up and sitting down much easier than a normal stool.

You will find when using the stool that the seat is padded making it very comfortable.

It is secure as it has rubberized non-skid feet.

The arms apart from being removable are also able to be adjusted for the width of the user.

With a chrome plated frame, the weight able to be supported is 300 pounds.

All-Purpose Kitchen Stool Specifications:

  • Seat measures: 14 inches wide, 10.5 inches deep.
  • Base measures: 17 inches wide, 17 inches deep (outside legs).
  • Seat height: 21 - 27 inches.
  • Item weighs 12.5 lbs.
  • Weight capacity: 300 lbs.




One-Handed Canister Set

If you have limited hand strength, and who doesn't as they age, this one-handed canister set is for you as it operates with a gentle touch of either the finger or the palm.

The canister set is very versatile as it can be used to store a variety of items.

You are not just limited to kitchen use.

It may be of benefit to you if you store things in a lot of jars etc throughout your house to get more than one set.

Use it to store food, craft items, buttons, other household items and things for your daily living that need somewhere to be stored.

One-Handed Canister Set Specifications:

  • Includes: Set of 3 canisters with lids.
  • Small 25 oz. canister measures: 3-15/16 inches wide, 3-15/16 inches long, 5-7/8 inches high.
  • Medium 45 oz. canister measures: 4-1/2 inches wide, 4-1/2 inches long, 6-15/16 inches high.
  • Large 67 oz. canister measures: 5-5/8 inch wide, 5-5/8 inches long, 8 inches high.
  • Care: Top rack dishwasher safe. Do not use in freezer or microwave.

Oxo Good Grips Chopper Large

This chopper is very easy to use and the blade is easy to remove so that you are able to clean it.

It is a great item for chopping all the ingredients you need to chop when preparing meals.

This is chopping not slicing.

You have a choice whether to use a chopping board or in fact chop directly into the attached cup.

This cup has a non-slip base so that it is stable.

All you have to do is to depress the chopper by using the soft non-slip knob at the top of the chopper.

This rotates the blades evenly.

The clear cup has measured markings on it so that you know how much of an item you have chopped.

With this item, you also receive a spoon for scooping up chopped food.

OXO Good Grips Chopper Large Specifications:

  • Dimensions: Overall 7.5 inches high, 3.5-inch diameter.
  • Materials: BPA free plastic.
  • Cup Capacity: 1 cup.
  • Model: 1057959.
  • Weight: 16 oz.
  • Care: Top-rack dishwasher safe.




Oxo Good Grips Potato Ricer

The Oxo Good Grips Potato Ricer is ideal for mashing fruits, vegetables, squeezing spinach.

It makes extraordinarily smooth mashed potatoes.

This is achieved by the inclusion of air from the 3-inch mashing surface into the potatoes as the ricing procedure goes ahead.

You get the lightest mashed potatoes with no lumps.

How does this work?

You simply place the ricer on a pot or bowl. It is kept in place by a non-slip nob.

You then place a cooked potato in the hopper.

The skin may either be peeled or still in place.

You will find that after pressing the handles together you will have perfectly mashed potatoes.

It is necessary to remove the peelings after each press.

This device is very versatile which means that you can use it for other preparations.

It is particularly useful for making baby food.

You can also juice oranges and pomegranates.

OXO Good Grips Potato Ricer Specifications:

  • Overall Dimensions: 11.5 inches long, 3.75 inches wide, 4 inches high.
  • Materials: Stainless-steel, Santoprene.
  • Model: 26981.
  • Weight: 1 lb. 2 oz.
  • Care: Top-rack dishwasher safe.




I thank you for reading our reviews of all these kitchen aids for disabled people.

If you would like to read some other articles on this site we refer you to these:

Dressing Aids for People With Disabilities

The Best Jar Opener for Arthritic Hands

Adaptive Gardening Tools for the Disabled Reviewed

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