Taking medicine

A person without dexterity can dampen a thumb to remove medicine from a dish

User takes medicine with damp thumb
User takes medicine with damp thumb

To take pills from a dish the user dampens her thumb with saliva. The pills stick to her thumb and she can lift them to her mouth.

This tip is from 2007

Tipsare: Suzanne

Suzanne lives together with her husband and children in a house. She is working part time. She was injured in 1991 and has a complete tetraplgia C6. She has personal assistance.