Care recipient (cr) tries to hit care giver cg during bath

Try: Give cr a washcloth to hold this makes it less likely that cr will try to hit cg

Materials: Wash cloth

Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Personal, Verbal Communication, So-So Verbal Comm, Poor Verbal Comm, 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

Information: Check local phone book or contact the meals on wheels organization at 703-548-5558 www mowaa org

References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Upset during bath upset anxiety about bathing embarrassed during bath feels exposed dignity challenging behavior hits hitting

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

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