The care recipient’s cr speech is slurred and hard to understand

Try: # make sure cr is wearing his or her dentures # encourage the cr to speak slowly # ask cr to write down what they are saying # summarize what cr said by saying i understand that you are saying that you _____ # use gestures and point to objects that may help determine what the cr is trying to say # ask the cr to draw a picture that represents what they are trying to say # reassure cr by telling him or her to take his or her time in communicating

Materials: # pen pencil # paper

Categories: Cognitive Intellectual, Communication

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

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