The Inner Lip plate is designed for use by elderly or handicapped people as an aid in self-feeding. The inner lip holds the food on the plate, while the person brings the fork or spoon to the edge of the plate. The plate is being very successfully used in hundreds of nursing homes and hospitals. Perfect for use at home. Blends in with regular tableware. The Inner-Lip plate is made of molded unbreakable polypropylene, which is lightweight, durable, easy to clean, . Plate comes in off white; and weighs only six ounces; has a height of 1 inch, and a diameter of 9 inches. Also available with a recessed non-slip rubber pad on the bottom. Nonskid bottom plate is not microwavable or dishwasher safe.