Care recipient (cr) likes to rearrange the cupboards

Try: Avoid scolding cr or getting upset everytime he she does this this activity probably provides some cognitive stimulation for cr which certainly can’t hurt at least cr is using his her mind and cognitive skills in some way look at it as a time when you can get other things done or enjoy an activity if rearranging things keeps cr busy suggest this activity when cr is angry or doing something he she shouldn’t do

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Medical Physical, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: using validation therapy to manage difficult behaviors by jan allen no date available at www alzwell com

Keywords: Challenging behavior agitated bored upset wandering wants to go home

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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