Care recipient (cr) has difficulty with activities of daily living such as brushing teeth shaving and combing hair

Try: #sometimes the cr will simply forget how to start the process of an activity however the cr may be able to manage the task if you first show him or her how to start if you act as if you are brushing your teeth shaving or combing your hair the cr may be able to copy your actions and complete the chore #you may also want to try putting your hand over the cr’s hand to help the cr start the action

Materials: n/a

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Personal, Mobility, Needs Much Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Long-Term Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory

Information: n/a

References: n/a

Keywords: n/a

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *