Wini grips on knife and fork at a plate

Wini is a handle that offers people with reduced hand mobility an ergonomic grip on long narrow objects. Since the product can be used as a type of adaptor on a variety of objects you do not need to be limited by aids. The handle can be used to hold for example knives, forks, tools for writing and painting, toothbrushes and crochet hooks.

Purpose

The handle is an everyday item that will enhance the freedom and opportunities for the user. It does this by offering a simple and versatile option and therefore erasing the need for multiple single purpose aids.

Target group

People with hand mobility issues in need of an ergonomic grip: such as elderly, arthritis sufferers, sclerosis patients and people with mild nerve damages.

Impact for citizen

The citizen will be able to cut down on the number of needed assistive devices for the hands, without limiting everyday activities for the citizen. In fact, Wini will provide a greater freedom to do more than just what is needed to get through the day, as it can be used on a variety of hobby tools.

Impact for staff

No immediate change.

Economic impact

Cost of product

Approximately 1,250 DKK for end users for 2 handles.

Life expectancy of product

3 years.

Other costs of acquisition and setup

0.

Expected annual costs

Unknown at the time.

Special requirements

No special requirements.

Is the product for personal use or can it be used by (how) many people?

Personal use.

Is the product intended for training purposes?

No.

How much time is needed for the user or staff to get to know how to use of the product?

Less than a minute.

Has the product been presented before at other exhibitions or venues?

No.

Experiences from practice

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