Care recipient (cr) with memory loss has brief but intense bouts of moodiness that include agitation anger and insistent behavior

Try: #offer a piece of candy when the cr becomes agitated angry and argumentative the candy may change the cr’s focus temporarily to the task of taking the wrapper off the candy #the moments of distraction provided by the candy may then help you redirect the cr to another activity or conversation #if the cr has particular health or dietary needs look for sugar-free versions of popular candy read candy labels to determine which are lowest in fat or carbohydrates

Materials: Cr’s favorite wrapped candy

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Cognitive Intellectual, Emotional Psychological, Independence, Some Supervision, Long-Term 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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