Care recipient (cr) with loss of short-term memory has trouble remembering whether he or she has just taken medication and has trouble recollecting activities between visits from caregiver

Try: #encourage the cr to keep a daily log and to immediately note the time of important activities as they are done these activities will promote the cr cr’s ability to manage the memory loss #writing down the time and name of medications as they are taken will create a record the cr or caregiver can check anytime #taking notes on phone calls appointments made and important tasks and ideas may help the cr recall the daily activities that take place between visits from the caregiver the notes may also serve as a tool for the cr to use to keep the caregiver alert to

Materials: Spiral-bound notebook and pen watch

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Fully Aware, So-So S T Memory

Information: They both need #use one notebook for keeping the daily log and notes this will keep all the information in one place and keep the cr from having to look for notes taken on scraps of paper the backs of envelopes or loose sheets of paper that have gotten mixed in with other papers information

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

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