Whether Care recipient (cr) has one caregiver or several it is useful keep a schedule of everything cr needs to have done in a day

Try: #make a care schedule this way type a list of all the cr’s daily needs and activities and all the responsibilities the caregiver s should meet on a daily basis note any activities that take place on a less-than-daily basis such as a weekly lunch or monthly haircut #put the pages into page protectors and keep them in a notebook when the main caregiver is gone or when caregivers just have a hard time focussing on all tasks this can help all caregivers to be consistent #if the cr’s activities are regular but different on various days of the week make a schedule for each day of the week #put the care schedule pages into page protectors and keep them in a 3-ring binder #use the notebook to leave special instructions to caregivers and for caregivers to leave notes for each other the cr or the cr’s main caregiver notes should be signed and dated for clarity’s sake #teach the caregivers to check the spiral notebook and the care schedule when they come in to work and to consult the care schedule throughout their work hours so the cr’s needs can be met with consistency

Materials: 3-ring binder page protectors spiral notebook and pen

Categories: Caregiver Needs&Support, Mobility, Needs Much Assistance, 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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