The Care recipient (cr) often refuses to do what is asked of them

Try: Refuses to eat try playing music that the cr likes during meal time to increase the amount of food the cr eats refuses to bathe try playing the cr’s favorite music during bath time experiment with playing music the cr likes at times when they are usually agitated

Materials: Tapes of cds of cr’s favorite music

Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Cognitive Intellectual, Communication, Emotional Psychological, Maintenance

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from rich o’boyle 2000 managing agitation behavior in alzheimer alzheimer’s patients available at www healingwell com

Keywords: Eating bathing difficult behavior challenging behavior agitated

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

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