Care recipient (cr) doesn’t know what day of the week it is

Try: Avoid correcting cr for example avoid saying something like no john it is not friday it is sunday try saying something like this it it’s your friday huh what do you do on fridays

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Communication, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: using validation therapy to manage difficult behaviors by jan allen no date available at www alzwell com

Keywords: Condused days weeks time warp memory loss

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

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