Care recipient (cr) has a lost the ability to speak coherently Care recipient (cr) can understand what the caregiver (cg) is saying but the cg can’t understand what the cr is saying

Try: Create a book with words phrases pictures and photos and ask cr to point to what he or she is trying to say or tell you ask the cr to sing the request many time a cr who has lost the ability to speak coherently cannot communicate by speaking sentences but can by singing them for example pick a simple song or tune such as mary had a little lamb and ask the cr to sing his or her request to that tune

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Categories: Communication, Poor Verbal Comm, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

Information: The loss of ability to speak coherently is sometimes referred to as aphasia

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

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