Care recipient (cr) seems lost in reflection and distracted from the present

Try: Encourage the cr to participate in an activity with the caregiver (cg) redirect the cr to the present frequently by using calendar and planned activities ask the cr about activities he or she did today read current events or the daily newspaper to the cr distract the cr from yesterdays by discussing events of today reward the cr when he or she has participated with present day discussions or activities by allowing him or her to talk about fond memories

Materials: Newspaper books television news calendar

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Emotional Psychological

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

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