Care recipient (cr) tries to clean drain and may hurt him herself on the garbage disposal

Try: Consider disconnecting the garbage disposal just in case cr tries to place objects or his her own hands in the disposal

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Cognitive Intellectual, Maintenance, Medical Physical, 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: home safety for people with alzheimer alzheimer’s disease by u s department of health and human services 2010 available at

Keywords: Kitchen garbage disposal home safety kitchen sink

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

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