Care recipient (cr) can’t communicate when he she feels pain

Try: Always remember that cr may not be able to tell others when he she is in pain watch cr cr’s face to see if it looks like he she is in pain or feeling ill also notice sudden changes in behavior such as increased yelling or striking out

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Communication, Medical Physical, Hearing, Poor Hearing, Verbal Communication, So-So Verbal Comm, Poor Verbal Comm, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware

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References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Pain communication facial expressions odd behavior challenging behavior yells a lot

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

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