Kitchen – battery-operated can opener

Automatic can opener – suitable for persons with impaired hand function

User removes lid with can opener
User removes lid with can opener

Description
Easy-to-use battery-operated can opener. The can opener is placed on the can and started by gently pressing a large button. The can opener cuts around the edge of the can and stops automatically when the can is completely opened. Then the lid remains attached to a magnet on the opener.

Users comments
Opens can without the user helping.

Purchased from
In Sweden: Hjälpmedelsteknik, www.hjalpmedel.se (last checked January 2019)

Paid for by
The user

This tip is from 2008

User places can opener on a can
User places can opener on a can

Tipsare: Tomas

Tomas lives in an apartment together with his partner. He works part time as a photographer. He was injured in 1983 and has a low tetraplegia. He has home help one hour a day.