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Prepare your Bathtub with IPA for Non-Slip Bathroom Stickers

Cleaning a surface with IPA cleaner before applying Tenura bathroom stickers is the correct procedure to ensure long-lasting performance. Using our experience and knowledge gained from working within the industry since 1997, we have invaluable information to pass down to our loyal customer base, yes, that's right, you! In this blog post, we explain why IPA cleaner is essential when applying Tenura bath stickers.

What is IPA cleaner?

IPA cleaning solution for anti slip bath preparationIPA cleaner, also known as Isopropyl Alcohol, is a disinfectant cleaner often used in medical environments. In our industry, we use it to remove grease and dirt from a surface before a application. There are two variants, 70% and 99% IPA. Both are suitable for the application of Tenura non-slip bath stickers.

Cleaning a surface with IPA cleaner before applying Tenura bathroom stickers is the correct procedure to ensure long-lasting performance. Using our experience and knowledge gained from working within the industry since 1997, we have invaluable information to pass down to our loyal customer base, yes, that's right, you! In this blog post, we explain why IPA cleaner is essential when applying Tenura bath stickers.

What is IPA cleaner?

IPA cleaner, also known as Isopropyl Alcohol, is a disinfectant cleaner often used in medical environments. In our industry, we use it to remove grease and dirt from a surface before application. There are two main variants, 70% and 99% IPA. Both are suitable for the application of Tenura non-slip bath stickers.

Each has its uses; for instance, 99% IPA is fantastic for cleansing electronics due to its higher volume of alcohol, which evaporates quickly, avoiding damage to water sensitive components. 70% IPA cleaner contains 30% water. Research suggests that it is a better disinfectant, which is based upon the fact that water is a catalyst (accelerator) in this equation, the additional 29% water means the solution evaporates at a slower rate. Due to this, the solution remains in contact with the surface for longer, destroying the growth of microorganisms.

How does IPA cleaner work?

IPA cleaner dissolves acids from the surface and with usual cleaning methods can remove contaminants such as dirt, grease and oil. These contaminants prevent non-slip bathroom stickers adhering to surfaces, in this case, bathtubs or shower trays.

Why use IPA cleaner?

Applying anti slip bath stickerMany people use cream-based cleaners to clean their bathtubs or shower trays. The main reason for non-slip bathroom stickers failing is the use of cream-based cleaners before application. Cream-based cleaners often leave a powdery residue, which prevents the bathroom stickers adhesive from effectively bonding to the surface, causing them to fail. Using IPA cleaner correctly removes all contaminants from surfaces, allowing the adhesive to achieve a strong bond. This is why IPA cleaner is the perfect choice for use in the application of non-slip bathtub stickers.

Where can I buy IPA cleaner for bathtub sticker application?

There are many online shops where you can order IPA cleaner. We have rounded up top retailers selling IPA cleaner under $15!

Retailer Price Composition Volume Medium
Wallgreens $2.99 70% N/A Wipes (40)
Amazon $11.90 70% 475ml Spray Bottle
Walmart $11.99 70% N/A Prep Pads (200)

As you can see above, there are many forms of IPA cleaner, choose one that you are comfortable using. There are a few quantities to choose from as IPA cleaner has many uses, so this purchase is not solely for Tenura non-slip bathtub stickers. For instance, you can disinfect many surfaces in your home as it is safe to use on plastics and glass, which is crucial during this current pandemic.

How can I use IPA cleaner safely?

You must make sure the room is well ventilated. It is essential as IPA cleaner contains alcohol, which gives off fumes that can be toxic. Ensure the room is ventilated, by opening windows and doors, allowing fresh air to enter.

Please also note it is incredibly flammable due to the concentration of alcohol, so keep well away from flames, e.g. lit candles in your bathroom.

What are bath stickers?

Peeling anti slip bath sticker off backingNon-slip bath stickers are small pre-cut shapes that you can apply to your bathtub or shower to add non-slip properties. Tenura bath stickers are an essential daily living aid in any bathroom and can help everyone gain confidence by having a sure-footing when bathing. Tenura bath stickers come in two shapes (circles and strips) and two colors (transparent and white).

How do I apply non-slip bathroom stickers?

Wash the surface you wish to apply non-slip bath stickers to and once dry, wipe the surface down with IPA cleaner, again, leave to dry. Finally start placing your bath stickers in your desired pattern, to create a non-slip surface.

IPA cleaner produces the best result, ensuring Tenura bathtub stickers adhere optimally. Now you know all about Tenura's top tip regarding the application of Tenura bathtub stickers! You can explore more innovative Tenura daily living aids via our products page and broaden your knowledge via the Tenura blog, so please subscribe.

All prices in the IPA cleaner table are correct at the time of publication.

Global Occupational Therapy Day 2020

World-OT-Day-Logo-with-Theme-EnglishOccupational Therapy Day will take place on the 27th of October 2020; it's an internationally recognised observance day that highlights the importance of hard work but also mental and physical wellbeing. This event celebrates the outstanding work of occupational therapists globally through their efforts to re-train and develop the human brain.

We, at Tenura want to thank Occupational Therapists globally for your contributions to our community and people’s lives.

World Occupational Therapy Day-Occupational Therapist Treating Patient Who Requires Walking AidsWhat is Occupational Therapy?

A form of healthcare, occupational therapy (OT), is about rehabilitation via training and therapy; these techniques help patients attain the skills necessary for everyday life and to renter the workplace. Often a person requires OT if they have a physical or mental problem (impairment may be better than ‘problem’) that is currently impacting their life/ability to work.

The role of an occupational therapist is vast and includes developing everyday skills, like:

  • Motor Skills (The action/movement of muscles – to walk, stand and balance)
  • Life Skills (Cooking, cleaning and getting dressed
  • Social Skills (Handling rejection, rewards, and social interactions positively)
  • Cognitive Skills (Problem-solving, decision making, and other brain-based skills)
  • Coordination (Minimises the risk of injury while also promoting exercise

Global Occupational Therapy Day-Occupational Therapist Treating PatientPeople of all ages can seek an occupational therapist for several reasons. A person may need the help of an OT for help regarding birth injuries or defects, sensory processing disorders, autism, rheumatoid arthritis, and other such physical or cognitive difficulties.

To help patients, an OT may suggest you purchase certain types of occupational therapy equipment for the home. At Tenura, we have many home aids that can be beneficial to patients, for instance, the Tenura kitchen pack. Occupational therapy equipment for the home can range from small gadgets that help with menial tasks such as opening a jar, to larger disability aids such as grabrails and adaptive technology.

What is an Observance Day?

Observance days, also known as awareness days, are scattered throughout the year. United Nations General Assembly is one of a few organisations that creates the calendar, taking into account recent and historical events that need national or even global humanitarian reflection. We can all learn from our mistakes and successes for a positive future.

How Can you Participate in Occupation Therapy Day?

World OT Day 2020 Bubble Reimagine Doing SloganYou can register to participate in the International Day of Occupational Therapy by arranging a volunteering activity. Over the years, there have been many ways to experience World OT day, including setting up information stands, television appeals, social media campaigns, all to spread the OT message. This year's message is to "Reimagine Doing" which reflects the actions OT community as they help and reimagine the best ways to assist the people in society who need it most.

Tenura has a special discount to help you celebrate Occupational Therapy Day 2020. We are offering a 15% discount on occupational therapy equipment for the home, specifically the Tenura kitchen pack, which contains three helpful aids for the elderly, disabled and other people who need assistance.

You can stay on the pulse of the International Day of Occupational Therapy 2020 by following the hashtags:

  • #OTDay2020World-OT-Day-Logo-with-Theme-English
  • #WorldOTDay2020

You can also follow these awesome accounts on Twitter:

Don’t forget to tag us in your OT day celebrations!

New Video: Silicone Grip-Enhancing Jar & Bottle Openers

Videos are a great way to showcase products, which is why we have teamed up once again with MegMazeMedia to produce our latest installment, the Jar and Bottle Opener video. In this video, we explore uses for Tenura jar and bottle openers, you know, besides opening containers.

Sit, back, relax, and enjoy the show.

As you can see at the start of this video, Tenura jar and bottle openers are in our eco-friendly packaging, an initiative we are pushing across the whole Tenura daily living aid range.

We manufacture Tenura jar, and bottle openers from 100% antimicrobial silicone, which gives Tenura silicone many advantageous properties. Their primary use is likely within a kitchen, to open tricky jars and containers, which is why they are antimicrobial, meaning bacteria and germs can’t harbour on the surface, which is fundamental in areas that require a high level of hygiene. Another terrific benefit that follows on from them being antimicrobial is that no cost-saving additives such as phthalate plasticisers are in their construction, meaning they are also non-toxic.

For people living with conditions such as arthritis that can result in weakened hand strength, Tenura jar and bottle openers can be a simple yet effective daily tool. Their compact size means you can take them to your workplace or a restaurant, wherever you may need this helpful gadget.

Tenura Jar Openers

Jar Openers have many great uses. From the video, you can see they work well when turning doorknobs or other large containers that can be slippery or tough to open. Tenura silicone jar openers allow you to gain purchase on smooth surfaces. The following were excellent examples in the video:

  1. Twisting Doorknobs
  2. Opening Jars
  3. Opening large containers with twist-off caps

Tenura Bottle Openers

For smaller containers/­objects, Tenura offers the silicone bottle opener. Having a smaller version of the jar opener can help you gain purchase on items like bottle tops. In the video, we explore some great uses for this Tenura product:

  1. Opening milk bottles
  2. Turning taps
  3. Opening pill bottles
  4. Opening small containers with twist-off caps
Tenura silicone is easy to wash. Just like in the video, hot, soapy water is enough to get Tenura daily living aids clean. Tenura products are also dishwasher and autoclave safe up to 482°F. Sadly, some of our competitors cannot say the same. Please note that the non-slip, grip-enhancing properties return to Tenura silicone once dry. Tenura silicone is easy to wash. Just like in the video, hot, soapy water is enough to get Tenura daily living aids clean. Tenura products are also dishwasher and autoclave safe up to 482°F. Sadly, some of our competitors cannot say the same. Please note that the non-slip, grip-enhancing properties return to Tenura silicone once dry.

Both are available in red, blue, and yellow. They are available to purchase from our website: Tenura Bottle Opener | Tenura Jar Opener

We hope you enjoyed watching Tenura’s video. You can see more of our product videos via our YouTube channel. Let us know in the YouTube comments section any innovative uses you have used your Tenura jar and bottle openers for, we hope to hear from you soon.

New Video: Enhance Summer with Tenura Daily Living Aids

Glorious sunshine has filled our days so far and I am sure we can all agree that we wish this to continue through summer. If it does, Americans will all be on long walks, cycling and having fun in the sun. However, for some, being outside poses a new set of challenges, especially for the disabled or elderly. Tenura daily living aids can help the summer days go smoothly, so to showcase some brilliant applications Maze Web Media has created a brilliant video. Please enjoy it.

When sat outside in your yard enjoying a BBQ, there are plenty of helpful Tenura daily living aids.

Featured daily living aids in the video and some great benefits:

CupCaps

Stretch Tenuras silicone CupCap over the top of any drinks container to add a waterproof barrier. This layer stops spills, keeps drinks fresher for longer and prevents debris from entering the container.

Grip Strips & Rolls

Add extra grip to a surface with grip strips and rolls. As you can see in the video, they work perfectly on BBQ utensils. Tenura grip strips and rolls are available in self-adhesive and non-adhesive versions in various colours and sizes. Explore product pages of Tenura anti slip strips and rolls to find the one that fits the job

Tenura Anti Slip Table Mats

Place bowls, plates and cups on Tenura non-slip mats to avoid accidents such as breakages and spillages. Tenuras colours are fun and bright making them perfect for summer, there are different mat sizes to suit all uses.

Silicone Jar Opener

Jars, especially unopened ones, can be a struggle. To avoid this, Tenura has produced the silicone jar opener. Tenuras silicone grips to the slippery lid with ease and reduces the strain put on muscles and joints. A perfect daily living aid for those who have arthritis.

Utensil Grips

If you have impairment to your grip strength, Tenura utensil grips can be a great help. They add stability and a larger area to grasp, making eating more accessible and comfortable.

Bathroom Stickers

Add Tenura bathroom stickers to the base of kid's pools is genius. A neat idea making playtime safer.

Daily living aids to improve your summer and garden parties

Impress friends and family with great gadgets from the Tenura daily living aid range. See exciting ways to use Tenura products by subscribing to our YouTube channel.

Activities in the Sun for People with Arthritis

There are things you can do to try and improve your well being and decrease the pain you may feel due to Arthritis. Staying active can help you to avoid stiffness in your joints and can also be a morale booster. Being out in the fresh air and underneath the warmth of the sun can provide many benefits for those who have Arthritis.

sunny day-activities for arthritis

What is Arthritis?

Arthritis in a hand

Arthritis is a condition that tends to affect those who are part of the older generation this is often due to the natural wear and tear of material within joints. It does affect all ages and often impacts those who have been incredibly active throughout their childhood. Injury or infection can also increase your chance of Arthritis. Having said that, you should still exercise but do so on a flat, low impact ground that can absorb some of the force through the joints and help out to avoid falls. This can mean that the protective tissue within the joints has been worn away. It is beneficial to help decrease your risk of Arthritis and there are also certain activities you can do to relieve symptoms related to Arthritis.

Why is sunshine helpful to people with Arthritis?

Getting plenty of sunshine has been linked to a decreased risk of autoimmune diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis. This long-term condition affects the joints and often causes pain, swelling and stiffness. Sunshine helps the body to synthesise Vitamin D. Vitamin D keeps bones healthy and the autoimmune system working. The autoimmune system is responsible for fighting off infections/­diseases. Sunshine for those who have Psoriatic Arthritis, they often see the clearing of patchy red skin associated with this condition. Psoriatic Arthritis affects some of those who have Psoriasis, which is a condition affected by the immune system. It is thought to be triggered by unusual immune responses and a sign of Psoriasis is red patches of skin near the affected joints.

Activities for people with Arthritis

There are all sorts of activities you can do in the sun. For people with Arthritis, it is important to keep in mind that pain may be experienced through some exercises, so it is essential to start slowly and get to know your bodies' limitations. You do not want to cause yourself further pain. Tenura has researched and found that the following activities reduce the risk of Arthritis and help improve the lives of those who have the condition.

Walking

Family on a walk in the sunWalking is an activity that can involve friends and family. You can visit new places and soak up the sunshine and fresh air. Walking is a great activity for people who have Arthritis, being sat still can cause the joint to stiffen up. Keeping muscles and tissue in the joints warm and limber and can allow the person to move easily without as much pain.

To make sure this is enjoyable and safe, you must wear trainers that fit and provide support for your ankle joints. A flat smooth surface such as a public footpath can also offer you more control over your movements and can help to avoid any accidental injury that could be caused. A walking stick or other daily living aids could be used to help you access more routes and offer an extra level of comfort and confidence. If you pair a walking aid with Tenura anti slip grip strips around the handle, additional comfort and support is offered and the handle will also have non slip properties.

Yoga

Old couple doing yoga in the sunYoga is adaptable to each individual. As the body becomes comfortable with the movements, the person becomes more flexible and can gain a connection between the mind and the body. Yoga holds this connection at its core and it is said to help relieve and find the source of pain. It can also help you find ways to deal with the pain. The slow and calm breathing can be a source of pain relief and is a useful technique, according to Dr. Kolasinski, a Rheumatologist at the University of Pennsylvania. To make this a safe activity make sure you are wearing appropriate clothing, including trainers that offer ankle support. You may also want to invest in knee and elbow bands/braces that provide support too.

To reap the most benefits from yoga, you should focus on a mixture of muscle-strengthening exercises, flexibility exercises and balance exercises.

Family cycling in the sunCycling

Cycling is an accessible activity for people with Arthritis as less strain is put through the joints due to the mechanical structure of a bike. These kinds of low impact activities are perfect for active people with musculoskeletal conditionals.

Arthritis Aids

Explore the range of Tenura daily living aids to find products that can help you complete exercises with more stability and confidence. Many of the daily living aids can have a positive impact on your life and be a great Arthritis aid.

Tenura Daily Living Aids on the Go

With summer coming up we can’t help but get out for the day and enjoy the sun! However while many of us are constantly on the go all year round for various reasons, some of us find seemingly simple tasks more challenging than others do. If these simple tasks become much more difficult than previously, they can have a major impact on your fun or duties. With this blog post we are going to try and explain a few ways that Tenura products can help make these everyday tasks easier.

The ranges of select Tenura products below are designed to make various simple tasks on the go feel like a breeze once again.

Tenura Cutlery Grips

cutlery-gripsTenura cutlery grips, like the majority of Tenura products are produced from silicone. The main benefits of silicone are how well it grips and the comfort experienced while holding it. These features mean that you can take them anywhere with you. For example, if you’re going out for an expensive meal or just want to stop somewhere for lunch they are perfect for popping on to your cutlery quickly and easily. If Tenura cutlery grips get dirty they can be easily washed with hot, soapy water or by popping them in the dishwasher and once dry they are then ready to use again. Cutlery grips are not exclusive for use with cutlery as you can also put them on pens and pencils, with a larger surface area to hold, it will become easier to write and draw, reducing if not eliminate discomfort.

Tenura cutlery grips are available in adult sizes and children sizes.

Non-Slip Fabric

Tenura non slip fabricThe Tenura Non-Slip Fabric is also beneficial when on the go. Made out of non-slip foam applied to a polyester mesh, this makes it a stable yet comfortable and cushioned non-slip material. This fabric is easy to cut, making it easier to carry as you can then only take as much as you need Due to non-slip fabrics flexibility, it is easy to fold and carry in your bag. It has multiple purposes when on the go, it can be used as additional comfort when sitting on a bench whilst relaxing or having a picnic.. You could also find its benefits when having a picnic by using it on the table surface to place your food and drinks on for either a cleaner surface or to make everything less prone to slips. It is also suitable for resting your arms and elbows on harder surfaces to increase comfort.

Tenura non slip fabric is available in 3 colours.

Moulded Cup Holders

Tenura cup holderThese cup holders are made from silicone and work exactly as a coaster would but are designed to hold onto the base of your cup and create a portable anti-slip surface. Tenura moulded cup holders fit onto the bottom of your cup indiscreetly and with minimal effort. This makes it easier to place cups down without marking any surfaces and will prevent accidents if the surface is overly slippery. Silicone also has a high tolerance to heat so these anti-slip cup holders prevent any spillages created by unwanted movement and preventing marks and stains on table surfaces that could be caused by hot mugs and cups. These will be very useful at the family picnic or at the office for those busy workers who are always on the go! Once placed down Tenura moulded cup holders will ensure your drink does not spill, but are also easy to remove and wash ready for next time!

Tenura moulded cup holders are available to buy from the website in 3 colors.

To purchase these products, visit the website or call us via phone or live chat. Alternatively use the contact us form and a member of the sales team will be in touch as soon as possible.

How to use Tenura Jar and Bottle Openers Around the Home

tenura jar openerTenura bottle and jar openers are perfect to have for your “around the house” needs. Constructed from silicone, these openers are soft, yet durable to allow for easy opening of several household items, jars and bottles just being two of them.

The silicone material that these openers are created from provides incredible grip and comfort for the user. This allows for maximum hold on the item you are opening as well.

Tenura Jar and Bottle Opener Uses

Besides jars and bottles, these openers can be used on several objects you may have around the house. With the intention to make daily living easier on you, we’ve found a variety of uses for our silicone grips!

The list of uses around the home are:

  • Mason jars
  • Faucet taps
  • Dial meters
  • Twist top bottles
  • Cooking knobs
  • Doorknobs
  • Stop valves
  • Medicine bottles
  • Nuts and screws
  • Stove controls

tenura bottle opener used on faucetWe are constantly searching for new uses for our material, and there’s no doubt that there are plenty out there. If you have resolved an issue by using our Tenura jar and bottle openers, please let us know via live chat, email or send us a message on Facebook. We would love to add your ideas to the list of helpful uses, and who knows, you may receive a small gift for your suggestion!

To aid in your daily living, Tenura grip strips and rolls can also be an admirable alternative.

Tenura is here to make life simpler. Available for immediate purchase, our silicone jar and bottle openers are now available in yellow, red and blue. Be sure to check out our products on our website and if you spend over $60 on Tenura products, we will ship it to you FREE of charge (Excludes Hawaii and Alaska, sorry!)

For more information, please visit our website or you may contact us directly by phone, live chat, or the contact us form online.

How to Make Meal Times Easier with Tenura

make-mealtimes-easier-with-tenuraLiving life day to day and taking on the daily tasks can be quite difficult at times for those who have a busy lifestyle. Some of these tasks include cooking, washing, cleaning, etc.

Many of these tasks can be time-consuming and often tiring when trying to fit in into a busy schedule. Those who suffer from diseases such as Arthritis, which directly impacts one’s ability to grip and many other motor functions, or suffer from other impairments can find these tasks to be nearly impossible to take on without pain and strain on joints and muscles. This can affect your ability to live independently and your lifestyle in general. Tenura is here to help! We offer a wide range of products that be used to help in all areas of your home.

Throughout this post we feel it’s necessary to focus on how these different weakening diseases and impairments can affect daily living and how Tenura is here to help make mealtimes easier!

Mealtimes can be somewhat exhausting, whether it be breakfast, lunch, dinner or even snack time, especially with a young family. As much as we love our young ones, we know that spills and stains can occur and cause stress during a sit down meal time. Stains and spills are an inconvenience that we would all love to do without. Hot drinks and foods can cause burns, ruin clothing and cause stress for the one cleaning up. Tenura has many products designed to inhibit spills and stains, keep dishes steady and in one place, and provide grip to make cutlery which is easier and more comfortable to hold!

Rectangular Mats

using-tenura-in-the-kitchenTenura’s range of anti-slip rectangular mats can be used in many places around the house. This includes placing them on tables, trays, bottoms of chairs/stools, etc. These mats are produced from an anti-microbial silicone, which means that there is no chance for germs or bacteria to harbor and grow on the mat. One can simply clean the mat by applying a small amount of soap and water and wiping down with a wash cloth – this will be more than enough to remove any dirt or grime that may come in contact with the mat after persistent usage. Once the material has dried, its non-slip properties will return and can be reused over and over. Tenura rectangular mats create a strong non-slip grip, without the need for a self-adhesive backing. The lack of the self-adhesive backing allows for the mats to be transportable so you can use it on any flat surface whenever you please! Often times, these mats are used to keep plates, bowls, and other dishes on the table from sliding around, ultimately reducing spills that can lead to damaged clothing, injury and mess.

Tenura also offers rectangular mats in a larger size, specifically constructed with a textured non-slip surface for shoes or boots to rest on. These mats can be placed at the base of chairs, beds and even toilets. The extra grip that these mats possess will eliminate the risk of slip and falls that could potentially lead to injury, especially for those who have difficulty walking freely. This larger rectangular mat is also ideal for wheelchair users when entering and exiting the chair.

Tenura’s rectangular anti slip mats are available in a variety of sizes and colors to suit your needs.

Coasters

tenura-in-the-officeWe have all experienced that frustrating moment in day to day life where we knock over a cup or bowl full of liquids, causing a spill and/or stain, creating extra cleaning up work. Well Tenura is here to help relieve you of that frustration. Tenura coasters make for a great non-slip safeguard as they allow for grip between the surface and object. Many tables or stands have a glossy or shiny finish to them, this can cause your glass or mug to slide around, potentially instigating a slip that can get all over yourself and your surrounding belongings. If the liquids fall on to the floor, this could lead to a serious slip and fall injury.

Lucky for all, Tenura offers a wide range of silicone anti-slip coasters. They are constructed from a silicone rubber, allowing for exceptional grip abilities. These coasters come in many different shapes and sizes, ideally designed to accommodate virtually all size beverage holders and prevent them from sliding around. This product come in packs of four, ensuring you have enough for yourself and family or even guests! Tenura coasters are ideal for use around any area of your home and/or the work place.

In addition to the coasters, Tenura also offers anti-microbial cup holders. These coasters are constructed to attach to the bottom of mugs and cups, creating a portable non-slip solution. By using Tenura cup holders, you are able to take your cup or mug anywhere around your home or office where a non slip solution will always be handy. These cup holders can be removed easily, and its silicone construction allows for that removal without leaving any residue. And just like the Tenura mats and coasters, these cup holders and be washed and used over and over once dry again.

Tenura coasters aid you in everyday tasks by providing a non-slip surface to rest spillable items on. These coasters are available in two different sizes, 14cm and 19cm, to suit your needs. This is ideal for some as all beverage holders range in various sizes. Make eating and drinking safer and avoiding spills and potential burns by using Tenura coasters throughout daily living. Just like the mats and cup holders, these coasters will not harbour bacteria thanks to its anti-microbial construction. They are easily cleanable and regain all non-slip grip once dry.

Cutlery Grips

tenura-cutlery-grips-during-mealtimeWhen it comes to meal times, those with hand impairments and diseases, such as Arthritis or Parkinson’s, can seriously struggle when it comes to using eating utensils. These impairments directly affect ones strength and gripping abilities. The use of your standard knives, forks and spoons can cause great discomfort and pain. Tenura cutlery grips were created to make mealtimes less agonizing. 

Tenura cutlery grips have been created to reduce the need for a strong grip of eating utensils such as forks, knives and spoons. They are constructed with a thick, non-slip handle to increase the surface area of the handle, ideally making the cutlery easier to grab a hold of. By using Tenura’s cutlery grips, mealtimes immediately become less painful on the joints and more enjoyable to eat. Those who suffer from impairments will feel much more at ease when eating. Cutlery grips are constructed from an anti-microbial silicone material. This means that they are easily cleanable and will not harbour any dirt or bacteria. These grips come in a set of two, allowing you to insert a knife, fork or spoon so you will not have to switch between utensils. These grips can can also virtually be used for many different household items such as pencils, toothbrushes and more! Tenura cutlery grips are also available in childrens’ sizes.

CupCaps

tenura-cupcap-with-strawTenura has constructed a spill-proof lid for beverages, known as CupCaps. CupCaps are an ideal solution for the prevention of spills and stains, all while keeping your beverage fresh for an extended period of time. Perfect for hot or cold liquids, CupCaps can be reused over and over as they are created from an anti-microbial silicone material that does not allow the harbouring of bacteria and germs. Those who may suffer from gripping impairments or diseases such as Parkinson’s that cause shaking or extra movement, can frustrate themselves with more spills and stains, but Tenura CupCaps have been created to ease that frustration, making meal times less stressful. Because CupCaps are essentially a seal over the tops of cups, mugs, and more, there is a valve in the top middle, allowing space for a straw to insert and drink from. This allows you to take your cup with you wherever you go, whether that be in a car, public transportation or on your own 2 feet!

Tenura CupCaps are available in packs of two – a larger cap (3.1”) and a smaller cap (2.3”). This allows you to have a cap available for various size cups. The decrease in spills and stains will become evident after the first use of CupCaps. The constant yucky stains and damage to clothing is now preventable with the use of Tenura CupCaps!

Tenura’s versatile range of daily living aids will make you excited for mealtimes again. Simple daily tasks that were once a nuisance, will soon become something to look forward to. Meal times will become a pleasure rather than a chore.

To get more information on Tenura’s mealtime products or to get more information on the complete range, please contact us via the “contact us” page or visit the product page on or site!

Tenura CupCaps: How to use them

tenura cupcapsWe understand that no one is a fan of spills and stains, and the potential danger that can occur from those spills. When a liquid hits any smooth surface, there is an instant possibility for an accident that can cause serious injury. Spills of cold liquids are one thing, but spills of hot liquids can be even more hazardous as spilling them can cause harm to your own skin or others around you.

Many individuals suffer from impairments such as Parkinson’s, Arthritis and several others that can disrupt daily living. Often times these disabilities can lead to spills that hinder the flow of everyday life. Tenura has constructed a range of CupCaps that will help to prevent those potentially hazardous spills. These caps will seal over the tops of cups, mugs and cans which helps to eliminate spillage or leaking of any kind. 

Tenura CupCaps are available in packs of two – each of which are of different sizes. Ones measures to be 2.3” in diameter and the other 3.1” in diameter.

Tenuras’ 3.1” CupCaps are designed to fit over most cups and mugs to create a seal over top, eliminating any liquids from leaking out of the container. This allows you to now drink from your cup or mug without the worry or hassle of spills. This cup cap is constructed from a flexible material that allows you to stretch and mold it over nearly any cup or mug of average size which makes them perfect for use on the go. Tenuras’ CupCaps are constructed with a small, anti-spill, valve in the center of the cap which allows for a straw to be placed through. The straw valve is ideal for children who cannot yet sip from a cup. CupCaps also aid in keeping your beverage fresher for a longer period of time. Tenura CupCaps are created to not let bacteria or fungi grow on them as they are constructed with an anti-microbial material. Cleaning Tenura CupCaps are as simple as applying a small amount of soap and water and giving it a good scrub to ensure that it stays clean and hygenic.

tenura-cupcap-on-canDrinking from a can is ideal when you’re on-the-go, specifically during a quick lunchtime or break time. The only problem with cans is that they are not created to be resealed, which can lead to the spillage of those fizzy drinks. This can cause quite the sticky mess on your desk, equipment, or even paperwork. Spills can be triggered by those who suffer from unfortunate conditions such as Parkinson’s or Arthritis, or even from those who suffer from daily life impairments. Fortunately, Tenuras’ 2.3” CupCaps offers an ideal solution! Tenura CupCaps have been constructed to fit on nearly all cans of average size. They provide a seal unlike any other helping to eliminate those sticky spills that can damage your belongings. Tenuras’ stretchy CupCaps will easily flex to conform around the top of the can. Once your beverage is finished, the cap can easily be removed and cleaned with soap and water for future use.

Tenura CupCaps offer preventative action when it comes to spillage from liquids that can cause stains, harm to skin or damage to property. They allow for a smoother day to day life to those who may have physical disabilities while allowing the environment around them to stay cleaner and safer. To learn more about Tenura CupCaps, prices or other Tenura products, please visit the Tenura website.

Tenura self adhesive non slip silicone reels are now available

Tenuras latest addition to the daily living aids range is self-adhesive non-slip silicone reels. This material is our faithful non-slip silicone with an added bonus of a strong self adhesive backing, allowing it to be applied to an area as an effective semi-permanent non-slip surface. This will not only provide excellent non-slip properties, but will not damage any items placed upon it.

The adhesive backing was an additional feature people have enquired about online, at meetings and exhibitions. Now we at Tenura are happy to make this available and supply an inexpensive, self-adhesive non-slip surface.

This material can be used in many domestic and industrial applications such as in tool boxes, workbenches, breakfast bars or side tables, both at home or desks in the office. It can also be applied to handheld objects to increase grip and comfort. Self-adhesive silicone reels decrease the risk of spills and prevent stains from objects resting on its surface. Thanks to the easy peel away backing, this material can be applied quickly and neatly, creating an aesthetically pleasing non-slip surface.

They are highly versatile. This is due to the ability of being able to cut pieces to specific sizes using scissors, making them ideal for when a non-slip surface is required.

The aforementioned cut-to-size versatility makes it perfect for areas where multiple or specific shape applications may be needed.

Like most of Tenura silicone non-slip and grip aids, Tenura self adhesive non-slip reels can be cleaned with a simple combination of hot water and soap, but will lose all non-slip properties whilst wet. Once dry the materials non-slip properties will return, so we recommend allowing the surface to dry properly before using it.

Tenura self-adhesive non-slip reels are 3.2ft x 7.8” giving you a large amount of material to work with for your money. They are 0.011” thick and available in blue.

Should you have any questions or queries about our self-adhesive non-slip reels or any other products Tenura produces you can do so via the live chat feature or calling us by phone. Alternatively, complete the contact us form and a member of our sales team will get back to you as soon as possible.