To help those with Parkinson’s disease and elderly to cut foodstuff safely and easily in order in give them a sense of independence in the kitchen
People who had Parkinson's Disease could not hold things steadily, and this will affect their safety if they have to hold things that might injure them eg. knives, scissors
There are about 6000-8000 people in Singapore who have Parkinson's Disease, and this is a big target audience.
Summary of Project:
Our project is a chopping board that has a rotatable and slideable cutting platform which allows the user to cut at angles. It also has a fixed knife to ensure that it does not shake around easily and injure the user. The knife and cutting platform are also detachable to make cleaning of the board easier. The project's objectives is to help people diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease and give them a sense of independence in the kitchen.