Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Creative Media, Design and Technology (REKA 2018)

An Innovative Self-Feed Product For Elderly Arthritis With Hand Disability

Authors
Hafeezur Rahmaan Mohd Yassin, Ahmad Zuhairi Abdu Majid, Mohd Asyiek Mat Desa, Wong Pei Jun
Corresponding Author
Hafeezur Rahmaan Mohd Yassin
Available Online November 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/reka-18.2018.81How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Arthritis, elderly, self-feed, disability, product
Abstract

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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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Creative Media, Design and Technology (REKA 2018)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-612-9
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/reka-18.2018.81How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2018, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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