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Problems with old age.

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Problems As I have grandparents and they are getting older they start to have problems with themselves, sometimes it can be sight that goes, sometimes it can be co-ordination and in some cases there can be the onset of disease e.g. Arthritis. Taps are one of the trickiest things for a disabled or elderly person. As play rugby in the winter and the ground soft and muddy I find that my kit gets really dirty, especially my boots when the mud sticks to my boots and dry my boots start to crack. ...read more.

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I think a very sensitive one would be best. Problem Identification Being a teenager with two sets of grandparents and a lot of elderly close family friends I am aware of the problems that old age brings with them. Sometimes it is the persons sight that begins to go sometimes it is co-ordination. In some cases there can be the onset of disease for example arthritis, rheumatism or in some cases other people are just to weak to do things. It isn't always the elderly either, people can be born with disabilities or perhaps gain them through an accident of some kind. ...read more.

Conclusion

Design brief To design and make a control system which will limit the amount of water which will flow from a tap the device must be finished in such a way that it will blend in with a kitchen or washroom. The device must be adjust able to allow different volumes of water to flow out for different purpose for example: Filling a kettle Getting a glass of water Getting water to do the dishes in The device must have large easily adjustable settings which are easily read so that people with poor sight or a disability e.g. weak grip can use the device. ...read more.

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