Care recipient (cr) thinks his her children are still young

Try: Avoid correcting cr for example avoid saying sally you don’t have any little babies you are 85 your babies are all grown up try saying sally tell me about your babies

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Communication, Personal, 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: Confused time warp memory loss children

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

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