Jar and bottle opener suitable for people with weak hands

Jar and bottle opener that can work for people with extremely impaired hand function

Lid opener, photo from www.euforia.se
Lid opener, photo from www.euforia.se

Description
A flexible stainless steel band sits in an easy-grip handle. A screw in the handle adjusts the length. Place the band over the lid, tighten the band and twist the handle. The lid opener can be used for all lids from 2 – 11 cm in diameter.

Model: Strongboy opener

Users comments
Susanne can use the jar and bottle opener to open a screw-top jar by herself when necessary.

Purchased from
In Sweden for example Euforia, www.euforia.se (last checked May 2017)

Paid for by
The user

This tip is from 2009

Tipsare: Susanne

Susanne lives in an apartment. She studies as well as working full time as a free-lance journalist. She was injured in 1982 and has a high spinal cord injury (C5). Through hand surgery her grip function in her left hand improved. She has personal assistance.