The Vital Plate from Ornamin is an ergonomic dish with a sloped based and an inner lip that makes eating easier. It allows soup or food to be scooped up easily with a spoon or fork, even with one hand.
The plate features a sloping base and a hidden overhang inner edge to assist the user to place the food on his fork or spoon. The anti-slip ring on the base of the bowl stops unwanted movement and makes the dish very stable.
Available in two sizes – 20cm or 26cm diameter .
The Vital Plate from Ornamin is an ergonomic dish with a sloped based and an inner lip that is specifically designed to help people suffering with both physical and mental disabilities enabling them to maintain their independence and dignity for longer, and at the same time improving levels of nutrition.
Who can use the Vital Plate?
The plate is designed for anyone with a diagnosis of dementia or other cognitive impairment or decreased visual capacity. Can also be very useful for those with reduced motor skills (f.i. Parkinson's patients) or with limited grip or one hand users. It is also suitable for elderly and anyone who experiences difficulty handling ordinary crockery. The red and white contrasting colours have proven to stimulate the appetite and at the same time clearly see their plate. The interior of the bowl is white to ensure the colour of the food is maintained.
What are the benefits of the Vital Plate?
The Vital Plate allows soup or food to be scooped up easily with a spoon or fork, even with one hand.
The plate features a sloping base with a hidden overhang to assist the user to place the food on his fork or spoon. The extra-wide rim improves grip. The anti-slip ring on the base of the bowl stops unwanted movement and makes the dish very stable.
Available in two sizes – 20cm or 26cm diameter – these plates are best suited to main meals and soups. A smaller Vital Bowl ideal for desserts, entrees or smaller portion sizes is also available. You will find it in this section of the website.
Ornamin offers a lifetime warranty against defect when products are used in accordance with their care instructions.
The Vital Plate from Ornamin is designed with maximum functionality and makes it easy for the user to dine with dignity and independence.
Studies in clinical nutrition have shown a significant increase in both food and liquid intake when using tableware that offers a high colour contrast, with red being the most successful result. Ornamin is a German manufacturer and has applied these results to develop their range of drinking and eating aids.