Care recipient (cr) continually loses or is unable to find keys to the car house and so on

Try: Using the lanyard or wristband will help assure that the keys are always visible and available to the cr encourage the cr to keep keys clipped to a belt or purse encourage the cr to attach the keys to a wristband the noise of the keys and their visibility may help reduce the number of times that they are lost or misplaced put brightly colored key head covers on the cr cr’s keys this will increase their visibility among other objects and make it easier for the cr to see the colored key covers will also help the cr keep multiple keys straight for example green is the house key blue is the car key and so on encourage the cr to use a central location to store the keys when they are not in use for example near the entry door would be convenient and also help remind the cr to drop off the keys there when arriving at home the cr may want to consider putting the keys in a bowl or hang them on a key storage rack near the front door so that they can be easily located

Materials: Lanyard or wrist band brightly colored key head covers

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Emotional Psychological, Maintenance, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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Keywords: Losing keys misplacing keys unorganized can’t find things can’t remember things memory impairment poor cognitive function

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

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