Care recipient (cr) eats inappropriate items like toothpaste and hand lotion

Try: Put away or lock up things like toothpaste lotions shampoos rubbing alcohol soap or perfume they may look and smell like food to cr

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Categories: Behavior Challenging, Medical Physical, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, So-So Smelling, Poor Smelling, So-So Taste, Poor Taste, So-So Touch, Poor Touch, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: Adapted from the national institute on aging internet website www nia nih gov caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide 2011

Keywords: Memory loss odd behavior challenging behavior taste smell cognitive impairment home safety toothpaste lotions shampoos rubbing alcohol soap perfume

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

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