Care recipient (cr) gets agitated when items are lost or misplaced and resorts to outbursts accusations and combative behavior towards the caregiver

Try: #don’t argue with the cr arguing will just lead to more agitation #it is possible the cr can’t find a particular item because he or she hid it to keep it safe and then forgot the hiding place #keep or make duplicates of personal items such as glasses grooming utensils purses and favorite photos and any other item that are usually hidden #offer to help hunt for the item and validate the cr’s frustration at not being able to find it

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Categories: Behavior Challenging, Communication, Emotional Psychological, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory

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

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