Droplet intelligent hydration system
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£37.50 with VAT relief
Standard Delivery UK up to £10 is £2.95
Standard Delivery UK between £10 and £50 is £4.95
Standard Delivery UK over £50 is Free
Next Day Delivery is £9.95
European Delivery is £14.95
Worldwide Delivery is £35.00
The sophisticated Electronic Smart Base plays friendly pre-set or personalised voice messages and friendly reminder lights, which helps maintain healthy hydration levels. Droplet is completely adaptable to individual needs, the Electronic Smart Base fits onto the Droplet Mug or Tumbler and the Flow Control Lid can be added if additional support is required.
As you age, become ill or in colder months your body’s natural thirst response diminishes and you can forget to drink. If you’re caring for a friend, relative or loved one, it’s not easy to make sure they’re drinking enough, especially when you can’t be there all the time. Droplet provides independent drinking from a familiar mug or tumbler, with the additional support and re-assurance of a familiar voice message which reminds your loved one to drink if they forget.
Droplet® Smart Base
The heart of Droplet is the Electronic Smart Base, which monitors how frequently the user drinks. The illuminating base gives a provide a visual reminder to take a drink or alert carers. Droplet® also plays friendly pre-set messages when it’s time to drink which can be personalised by love ones or carers. The timer can be set to 20, 40 and 60-minute intervals and features volume control to suit different environments. Wipe clean only.
The Droplet Tumbler has been designed to look like a traditional glass but is lightweight and easy to hold. It has a blue tint, so water appears fresh and appealing. Features 100ml and 200ml discrete measuring lines. Dishwasher safe.
The Droplet Mug is ideal for people who have problems with dexterity, vision and perception. It’s been designed to look like a familiar ceramic mug, whilst being lightweight and durable. Features 100ml and 200ml discrete measuring lines. Dementia friendly two-tone design and comfort-grip handle make it easy for people with swollen joints to hold. Dishwasher safe.
Droplet® Flow Control Lid
The Droplet Flow Control Lid has been developed in partnership with Speech and Language Therapists. It helps prevent spills and provides dignified support by controlling the flow of liquid for people who have tremors or trouble swallowing. Features a discrete spout and a hole for a drinking straw. Fits onto Droplet® Mug and Tumbler Dishwasher safe.
• 5 piece set contains: Electronic Smart Base, Mug, Tumbler and x2 Flow Control Lids, Lids (requires 3 x AAA batteries, 1.5V, not included)
• Adapts to your needs: Smart Base easily attaches to the Droplet Mug or Tumbler
• Drink detection technology: friendly voice messages and reminder light settings
• Nightlight function allows the user to easily locate their drink
• Made from Tritan which is scratch, shatter, stain and odour resistant
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