Care recipient (cr) cannot hear very well

Try: Quiet rooms without background noise are better for someone with hearing problems make direct eye contact with the cr speak slowly distinctly and in a lower tone of voice smile use body language that is positive shows you are giving the cr your undivided attention and shows you genuinely interested in what he or she has to say use the poster board scissors and pictures from old magazines to make visual aids for major daily living activities such as going to the bathroom dressing eating drinking and sleeping for example if the cr wants something to drink he or she could hold up a sign with the picture of a glass of water on it use the notebook and pen with the cr to communicate additional thoughts and ideas

Materials: Quiet room poster board scissors old magazines and glue notebook and pen

Categories: Communication, Social, So-So Hearing, Poor Hearing, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

Information: n/a

References: n/a

Keywords: Hearing impairment hearing deficit hearing aid deaf

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *