SafeStraw™ Drinking Aid for Thick Liquid

$11.99

Limit the volume intake of a standard drinking straw.

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The Bionix SafeStraw™ Drinking Aid helps patients with deficient oropharyn­geal or oral motor skills drink safely. Patients with this type of dysfunc­tion have difficulty consuming liquids because of the inability to control the liquid bolus. This difficulty with swallowing is often diagnosed as dysphagia, a condition shared by over 15,000,000 Americans.

Bionix SafeStraw™ limits the nutrition intake of a standard drinking straw!  As the patient sips on the straw with our SafeStraw, the beverage flows through the valve and into the chamber causing the float to rise. After the float reaches the top of the chamber, the SafeStraw™ will prevent the patient from receiving any more fluid. Each sip will limit the nutrition intake to approximately 6.2 mL’s (one teaspoon) allowing an ability to control the liquid orally and safely swallow.

Features & Benefits

  • Successfully delivers approximately 6.2ml’s (roughly 1 teaspoon) of nutrition per sip.
  • Alleviates the laborious task of manually controlling volume intake by squeezing a straw or spoon feeding.
  • Assists with prevention of aspiration and oral motor control of a liquid.
  • Two versions allow use with both thin or nectar thickened fluids.
  • Discreet drinking tool. Fits in a variety of drinking containers including cups and bottles. Can be taken anywhere!
  • Disassembles for easy cleaning with hot water and soap, or the top rack of a non-industrial dishwasher.
  • Great training tool.
  • Made in the U.S.A.

Customer Reviews

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JM
01/12/2019
jette M.
US

Great product

Great product

DH
12/01/2018
Donald H.
US

None

Service was fast considering distance to our home. Product worked great. No further comments. Thank You

AE
09/21/2018
angel e.
US

The state is amazing we

The state is amazing we are already thinking about order again

RM
09/21/2018
Renee M.
US

This is a life saver!

My Mother got choked constantly on fluids. She is 87with dementia and was continually getting aspiration pneumonia even with thickened liquids. Since using the safe straw we have not been to the hospital. It works great! Thank You!

AK
02/12/2018
Alexandra K.
United States

Great product

Came very quickly and is very efficient.