Care recipient (cr) undresses at inappropriate times and in inappropriate places

Try: #check to see if the cr is too warm undressing may be a sign of being overheated offer liquids check the cr’s temperature or help the cr into to cooler clothing #check to see if the cr’s clothing is too tight scratchy or otherwise uncomfortable help the cr into soft non-binding clothes made of breathable fabric if necessary #consider buying adaptive clothing such as jumpsuits that open up the back instead of the front adaptive clothing can be purchased from catalogs and on-line from companies specializing in clothing for seniors #if the undressing occurs on a somewhat predictable schedule provide a distracting activity such as an art project or snack at that time

Materials: Thermometer adaptive clothing

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Personal, Independence, Some Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory

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

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