An Innovative Self-Feed Product For Elderly Arthritis With Hand Disability
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- Arthritis, elderly, self-feed, disability, product
Arthritis is a chronic disease, which affects the joints, tissues, organ and the body’s internal system. Arthritis is the leading cause of disabilities and impaired quality of life. Besides, arthritis caused difficulties in carrying out daily activities independently. This study aims to innovate a product for elderly with arthritis in hand to self-feed at mealtimes. The design will enhance the independence or partial independence of arthritis elderly with hand disability at mealtimes. In the same time, the design will help to reduce the arthritis finger and hand pain experienced while eating. In addition, this study focuses on the challenges and difficulties faced by the elderlies with arthritic hand at mealtimes.
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TY - CONF AU - Hafeezur Rahmaan Mohd Yassin AU - Ahmad Zuhairi Abdu Majid AU - Mohd Asyiek Mat Desa AU - Wong Pei Jun PY - 2018/11 DA - 2018/11 TI - An Innovative Self-Feed Product For Elderly Arthritis With Hand Disability BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Creative Media, Design and Technology (REKA 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 369 EP - 371 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/reka-18.2018.81 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/reka-18.2018.81 ID - Yassin2018/11 ER -