The Care recipient (cr) steal’s other people’s belongings

Try: Rather than confront the cr wait a few minutes until they put down the object they have taken and then remove it from sight if possible replaces the object with something similar that the cr can keep remember that the cr is not consciously stealing but may simply be attracted to things belonging to others due to color texture or shape if the cr steals the same objects repeatedly such as pencils buttons pictures etc fill a small box with similar objects that the cr can carry with them help the cr decorate the box with their name picture etc and make an activity out of it lock up irreplaceable objects so that they are not available to the cr

Materials: Shoe box or other small box objects similar to those taken

Categories: Behavior Challenging, Emotional Psychological

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

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