Care recipient (cr) becomes easily agitated

Try: Try to discern the cause of the cr cr’s agitation and remove it try to distract cr rather than responding to his or her rants and rages stroke the cr cr’s arm to soothe him or her take the cr to a quiet room and play a soothing cd let the cr know that you are listening to his or her concerns and taking them seriously if you feel that the cr could be a danger to him or herself or to anyone else call 911

Materials: Cds of soothing music cd player

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from www care com caring for seniors with alzheimer alzheimer’s disease by staff writer no date

Keywords: Agitated agitation upset bothered angry cranky emotional

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

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