Care recipient (cr) touches other inappropriately

Try: #when the cr touches someone inappropriately remind the cr firmly but kindly that some people do not like to be touched and that it is wrong to touch someone else without permission #give the cr an object to occupy his or her hands such as a hand-held puzzle toy ask the cr to figure it out for you this way the cr cr’s mind and hands are occupied and the cr feels useful to be helping you #if a puzzle is too complicated give the cr a skein of yarn and ask if he or she will wind it into a ball for you the task is fairly uncomplicated requires both hands and has the benefit of being useful #compliment the cr on how well he or she is figuring the puzzle out

Materials: Skein of yarn any other hand-held puzzle toy

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Social, Needs Some Assistance

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

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