The Care recipient (cr) is wandering more and more the behavior seems to increase when activities aren’t planned

Try: #distract the cr when restlessness and wandering are observed housework sorting and organizing may provide active diversions to wandering behavior #ask the cr to help you out by sweeping the floor folding the laundry or vacuuming the carpet #ask if the cr wants to play a game of cards or clip coupon #the task that distracts the cr does not necessarily need to be completed or done well to successfully divert the cr the game rules do not need to be followed and the coupons do not actually need to be used the vacuum does not even need to be plugged in

Materials: Broom and dustpan basket of unfolded laundry vacuum cleaner playing cards newspaper with coupons inside scissors

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Independence, Some Supervision, 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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