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Self-help area: Kitchen

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  • I have difficulty turning the taps in my kitchen
    I have difficulty turning the taps in my kitchen
  • I find it difficult to peel or grate food
    I find it difficult to peel or grate food
  • I have difficulty carrying small items around my house
    I have difficulty carrying small items around my house
  • I find it difficult to stand long enough to carry out everyday tasks
    I find it difficult to stand long enough to carry out everyday tasks
  • I have difficulty filling my kettle and (or) pouring from it
    I have difficulty filling my kettle and (or) pouring from it
  • I have difficulty lifting a  pan to strain my vegetables
    I have difficulty lifting a pan to strain my vegetables
  • 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 opening bottles, jars or safety caps
    I have difficulty opening bottles, jars or safety caps
  • I have difficulty mashing vegetables
    I have difficulty mashing vegetables
  • I have difficulty opening tins or cans
    I have difficulty opening tins or cans
  • 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 cutting paper, cardboard etc
    I have difficulty cutting paper, cardboard etc
  • I have difficulty holding and using my cutlery
    I have difficulty holding and using my cutlery
  • I often lose track of what I am doing in the kitchen and worry about things like leaving the cooker on
    I often lose track of what I am doing in the kitchen and worry about things like leaving the cooker on
  • I forget to turn the taps off and I am looking for something to help me
    I forget to turn the taps off and I am looking for something to help me
  • I am having difficulty taking my medication, e.g. remembering to take it, when to take it, taking the correct dose etc.
    I am having difficulty taking my medication, e.g. remembering to take it, when to take it, taking the correct dose etc.
  • When preparing food  I have difficulty cutting things or holding them steady
    When preparing food I have difficulty cutting things or holding them steady
  • My sight makes it difficult for me to read things such as newspapers, magazines, mail and cooking instructions
    My sight makes it difficult for me to read things such as newspapers, magazines, mail and cooking instructions
  • My sight makes it difficult to measure or weigh cooking ingredients
    My sight makes it difficult to measure or weigh cooking ingredients
  • I find it difficult to identify items in my home because of my sight, e.g. food, documents, clothing
    I find it difficult to identify items in my home because of my sight, e.g. food, documents, clothing