Care recipient (cr) can’t remember the names of specific objects

Try: When you communicate with the cr associate the object with the function it performs instead of its specific name for example instead of asking the cr to pick up the fork or spoon ask him or her to get the things that they eat with instead of saying washcloth say thing they wash up with instead of saying broom mop or dust rag say the things you sweep clean the floor or dust the furniture with instead of a pen or pencil say the things you write with

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Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Communication, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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