The 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: # news paper # books # television news # calendar

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual

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

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