Care recipient (cr) having difficulty maintaining telephone communication with family

Try: Program the phone with the essential names and numbers of family and friends place lists of these names and numbers and their speed dial codes in several places throughout the cr cr’s living space where they will be easy to find demonstrate charging the phone have the cr practice using the speed dial functions and speaking on the phone try calling the cr over the next few days on the phone for added practice encourage the cr often to try calling someone on his or her list

Materials: Simple cell phone with large screen and buttons list of numbers of people the cr wants to keep in contact with

Categories: Communicating, Good Verbal Comm, So-So Verbal Comm

Information: Some cellular phones are made to hold only a few select numbers and are generally designed for kids this may be a good option for even simpler operation

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

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