Care recipient (cr) is agitated verbally abusive and threatening towards the caregiver cr

Try: Try gentle touch soothing music reading walks a snack and so on to redirect cr cr’s attention speak in a reassuring voice do not try to restrain cr keep dangerous objects out of cr cr’s reach acknowledge cr cr’s anger over the loss of control in his or her life tell cr that you understand his or her frustration reduce cr cr’s intake of caffeine sugar and junk food reduce noise clutter and the number of people in the room maintain structure and keep the same routine with cr keep household objects and furniture in the same places allow cr to do as much as possible for own self

Materials: n/a

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from www caregiver org

Keywords: Upset acting out excited restless

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

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