Care recipient (cr) denies memory loss despite obvious problems remembering appointments plans and conversations

Try: #don’t argue with the cr about the memory loss #don’t enter into denial with the cr about the memory loss #be prepared to repeat things that you say to the cr as many times as necessary #initiate a reminder system using a calendar with large spaces to write on also leave notes or encourage the cr to make notes to assist him or her to in remembering #establish routines and stay with them as much as possible

Materials: Calendar pen and note pad

Categories: Communication, Emotional Psychological, Social, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory

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