Care recipient (cr) seems emotionally distant and has a blank stare or expression on his or her face

Try: Try to start a conversation with the cr ask them how they are feeling ask them what they would like to do today suggest activities that cr can do with the caregiver tell the cr that you notice his or her lack of expression find pictures of the cr when he or she is showing emotion talk with the cr about the pictures and explain how expressive he or she looks check for lack of eye movements little voice tone changes slow speech or trouble speaking check medication bottles for side effect

Materials: Pictures of the cr paper pens

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Emotional Psychological

Information: Encourage the cr to start a journal to express his or her feelings information

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

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