Care recipient (cr) becomes upset picking out clothes to wear has trouble making choices or often selects inappropriate outfits

Try: One day a week help the cr pick out clothing for the next seven days make sure there is time to make choices at an easy pace place one day’s outfit with a plastic bag putting all the accessories and underwear needed to complete the outfit in the bag loop the bag handles or hole-punch the bag so the bag slides over the hanger hang each day’s clothing on a separate hanger with the matching plastic bag punch a hole in each paper plate and use each plate as a hanger tag showing the day of the week the outfit is to be worn

Materials: Seven paper plates one for each day of the week with a different day printed clearly and boldly on the plate seven large ziplocking plastic bags or plastic grocery bags hole punch hangers

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Personal, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

Information: If the cr tends to be agitated in the morning you may find the task of dressing easier if you have picked out the clothes for the day in advance

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

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