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Self-help area: Dining Room

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  • When in my armchair I need a solid surface to work or eat from
    When in my armchair I need a solid surface to work or eat from
  • When eating I find it difficult to scoop up food with my cutlery and keep it on my plate
    When eating I find it difficult to scoop up food with my cutlery and keep it on my plate
  • I have difficulty holding or drinking from a cup on my own
    I have difficulty holding or drinking from a cup on my own
  • I have difficulty holding and using my cutlery
    I have difficulty holding and using my cutlery
  • When preparing food  I have difficulty cutting things or holding them steady
    When preparing food I have difficulty cutting things or holding them steady