Care recipient (cr) follows care giver cg around all the time

Try: Maintain a consistent routine involve cr in a regular activities program give repetitious chores to perform such as folding towels winding yarn dusting give cr reassurance when cr is totally dependent on cg and cg sometimes cannot be seen cr may then become distressed and panic

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, 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: mental health mental illness healthy aging a nh guide for older adults and caregivers by nami nh 2001 available at www nami org

Keywords: Shadowing follows me around panic distressed challenging behavior distracted distraction

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

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