Care recipient (cr) has trouble going to sleep at night

Try: #trouble falling asleep may be caused by too much quiet in a room fear of the dark or anxiety about being alone #add non-distracting noise to a quiet room with a sound machine that generates a fan-like sound look for one in pharmacies or personal supply catalogs #minimize darkness with a nightlight in the cr’s bedroom put additional nightlights in a bathroom or hallway as necessary #make a nighttime ritual that lets you stay with the cr until he or she is relaxed in bed or until he or she falls asleep read talk or just hold the cr’s hand your presence may be comforting

Materials: Sound machine nightlight

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Communication, Emotional Psychological, Personal, Sexuality Intimacy, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision

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

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