Easy to see why these are popular

Posted on February 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Dycem, specialist manufacturers of non-slip material, has introduced Dycem “Yellow”, to assist people with poor eyesight The bright yellow colour stands out in many situations as a particularly easy colour to see, and in some cases is the last to be “lost” by someone with glaucoma/tunnel vision. Sandra Taylor, marketing manager at the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB), who worked with Dycem to introduce the new colour range, said Dycem Yellow could be used as an indicator in the kitchen, on edges of cupboards for example, or to highlight danger areas, providing a textured surface that is easy to locate both visually and by touch. “It is also invaluable for fixing household appliances firmly in place, preventing spillages and accidents,” Ms Taylor said. “Dycem Yellow is a very valuable product, ideal for those with sight problems or who have lost some dexterity. “The bottle and jar openers in Dycem Yellow are particularly popular, as are the place mats which are textured and help prevent slipping o

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