Care recipient (cr) has trouble talking or saying what they need want

Try: Pay attention to cr cr’s posture and facial expressions cr will begin to carefully watch cg’s body language tone of voice and facial expression to help him interpret cg’s intentions if cg seems impatient or upset when telling cr that it’s time for breakfast or it’s time to shower cr may believe that cg is angry with him and refuse to cooperate

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Cognitive Intellectual, Communication, Emotional Psychological, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: guide to living with dementia by home watch care givers available at www homewatchcaregivers com

Keywords: Can’t talk confused communication problem

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

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