Care recipient (cr) sometimes acts inappropriately

Try: Avoid confrontation if the behavior deals with disrobing offer brightly clothes which make cr feel good try not to if cr becomes too agitated change the subject object to something completely different reduce stimulation lower lighting reduce noise radio tv to soothing music minimize items in the area to a few possessions known to crn and avoid clutter promote familiar objects pictures walk slowly with cr to reduce anxiety stress and muscle tension

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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: caregiver’s handbook by the caregiver education and support services seniors counseling and training case management services of the san diego county mental health services no date available at www acsu buffalo edu

Keywords: Behavior inappropriate responses acts out challenging behavior anger angry upset over stimulated tension stress anxiety confused confusion

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

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