Care recipient (cr) constantly follows his her care giver cg or family members around or calls out to check where they are

Try: This behavior can be very difficult to cope with but try not to speak sharply if you are busy try giving cr something absorbing to do – perhaps distraction through a pet task or activity or you can hum or sing or put the radio on make sure you also find some time for yourself

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, 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: unusual behaviourby janet keane 2010 available at www alzheimers org uk

Keywords: Shadowing follows calls out lonely annoying boredom needy demanding demands

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

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