Care recipient (cr) repeats phrases or body movements

Try: This can be due to noisy or stressful surroundings or boredom encourage cr to do something active such as going for a walk it can also be a sign of discomfort so check that cr isn’t too hot or cold hungry thirsty or constipated

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Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Communication, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Verbal Communication, So-So Verbal Comm, Poor Verbal Comm, 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: unusual behaviourby janet keane 2010 available at www alzheimers org uk

Keywords: Repeats repetitive body movements phrases discomfort anxious communication

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

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