The Care recipient (cr) acts without thinking things over

Try: # ask the cr to stop sit and think of appropriate choices to make right now # talk to the cr about how to put choices in a logical order # assist the cr in making a list of what he or she wants and needs # help the cr with creating a to do list # help the cr make a schedule of when to buy certain items or participate in certain activities # help the cr with scheduling shopping phone calls and social events # express to the cr that there is plenty of time to get things and see people # praise and reward the cr when he or she thinks before acting

Materials: # pad of paper # note cards

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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