caregiver (cg) needs help communicating with Care recipient (cr)

Try: Discuss issues with the cr; do not talk at him or her ask questions and allow time for the cr to answer do not try and be a know- it-all and insist on your own way make sure the cr has a chance to express opinions that you will consider bring up one idea at a time take breaks before introducing a new issue or idea commit to never doing for the cr what can be done on his or her own communicate this regularly to the cr during all conversations

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Categories: Communication, Emotional Psychological, Social, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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References: Adapted from information found in the book the complete eldercare planner by joy loverde

Keywords: Communication difficult issues

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

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