Care recipient (cr) needs a variety of services but does not have a computer or internet access

Try: Try using your telephone yellow pages look under subject headings like adult care home health services alarm systems medical alert systems hospices alternative health therapy hospital equipment supplies alzheimer alzheimer’s disease lawyers elder law etc ambulance services medical equipment & supplies counselors – human relations medical transportation svcs churches or temples day care centers – adult nurses nurses registries nursing homes & care

Materials: Phone book or yellow pages directory

Categories: Sage, Topic, Caregiver Needs&Support, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Personal, Social, Mobile, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile, 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

Information: Try breaking complex tasks and activities down into smaller steps try to allow cr extra time to respond to questions and to comprehend and learn new information try to avoid situations that are overstimulating for example noise crowds try suggesting a different activity or topic of conversation to help cr remain on task trty to encourage cr to ask others to slow down and repeat information

References: taking care a resource guide for caregivers by the virginia caregiver coalition no date available at www caregiving org

Keywords: Resources day care medical equipment medical supplies transportation ambulance services ambulatory services hospice nurses nursing care nursing homes

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

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