A Care recipient (cr) has trouble choosing and putting on clothes or wears the same outfit for many days

Try: Limit the cr’s wardrobe to clothing that is easy to put on try these comfortable knit pants with elastic waistbands shirts that snap or are pulled over the head and shoes withvelcro closures and slip proof soles give the cr a choice between two color-coordinated outfits ask what color clothes the cr would like to wear that day make sure there are always clean clothes in the cr’s favorite colors available where the cr looks for clothes lay out clothes to wear in the order they will be put on offer help with dressing and grooming only if needed keep all instructions clear and simple if the cr wants to wear the same clothing everyday buy several of the same items switch dirty clothes with clean while the cr is sleeping or bathing

Materials: Clothes which are easy to put on limited decisions for the cr to make

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Personal

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

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