Care recipient (cr) has poor problem solving skills

Try: Encourage the cr to use the following effective problem-solving skills identify the problem if the problem has many parts break it down into one problem at a time brainstorm possible solutions together think of as many options as you can evaluate the alternatives consider the pros and cons of each possible solution choose a solution that seems to be the fit best role play with cr to prepare him or her for various situations have cr try the solution out evaluate the solution if it didn’t work try another solution until the cr finds the one that works the best

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Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Somewhat Aware, Unaware

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References: Adapted from www traumaticbraininjuryatoz org traumatic brain injury a guide for caregivers of service members and veterans – module 2 by the office of the u s surgeon general no date

Keywords: Decision making judgment reasoning problem solving

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