Care recipient (cr) leaving a long-time home on brief or long-term basis has stress related to finances home pets relationships etc

Try: #meet with the cr to make a list of broad areas of concern old house new home finances meals medication pets etc use the list to note concerns in each area and write one specific concern per index card #address each concern and write the solution on the related card so the cr or caregivers can refer to it #write every new concern on a new card #sort the cards either according to the areas of concern or simply into those that include solutions and those for which solutions have not yet been found #keep cards together with a rubber band and leave them where the cr and others can easily read and use them the cards can serve as a way of remembering and managing concerns and as reminders of the work that has been done to address concerns

Materials: Large lined index cards 1 large envelope markers in various colors pen

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Emotional Psychological, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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

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