Care recipient (cr) makes up convincing stories to fill memory gaps

Try: Try to avoid accusing cr of lying try to gently help cr become aware that his her memory is not accurate

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Cognitive Intellectual, Medical Physical, Personal, Social, 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

Information: Or activity has the highest priority

References: traumatic brain injury a guide for caregivers of service members and veterans – module 2 by the office of the u s surgeon general no date available at www traumaticbraininjuryatoz org

Keywords: Memory confabulation

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