Ideal for feeding therapy
Adults and children with feeding problems such as poor lip closure, tongue, throat and oral hypersensitivity, will find it easier to use the Maroon Spoons.
These sturdy spoons have shallow, narrow bowls. The design of the spoons makes it easier to get foodstuffs off the spoon – compared with traditional spoons.Key features:
No sharp edges and produced from polycarbonate
For hygiene reasons we recommend that Maroon Spoons be replaced regularly
Shatter proof (not suitable for severe bite reflex)
Easy to clean and dishwasher safe
Available in two sizes in packs of 20
CE marked under the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC
Bowl dimensions, widest point: 25mm
Bowl length: 35mm
Length of spoon: 145mm
OraStim has been designed to help Speech Therapists to access the sensitivity of the oral cavity following surgery, stroke or other neurological injuries.
OraStim has two heads, one smooth and one textured. Both ends are suitable to assess the sensitivity of the oral cavity. The Therapist should always start giving therapy with the smooth end and move onto the textured end if appropriate. The OraStim can be bent/shaped to enable easy access to the oral cavity.
OraStim can be used to stimulate the faucal arch to improve the swallow reflect.
OraStim can be used as a taste tester by dipping either end into any testing material preferred.
OraStim can be used for Thermal stimulation by dipping either end into iced water. Please note that the OraStim is made of plastic material and does not have the same cooling / thermal properties as metal.
CE marked under the Medical Device Directive 93 / 42 / EEC
OraStim can be cleaned in a domestic dishwasher or in soapy water. Rinse in clean water before use.
Please Note: All patients must be assessed by a Speech and Language Therapist or other qualified clinician to ensure OraStim is suitable.