Care recipient (cr) doesn’t understand his her limitations and doesn’t follow health care recommendations

Try: Try allowing cr to try to do something that he she thinks he she can do but that may be beyond his her capabilities the goal is to raise cr’s awareness through real trial and error situations work with cr to use effective problem solving techniques give cr realistic and supportive feedback help to set realistic goals develop plans to take steps towards larger goals use a memory notebook to track cr’s progress and setbacks

Materials: Pen notebook

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Personal, Sexuality Intimacy, Social, 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: traumatic brain injury a guide for caregivers of service members and veterans – module 2 by the office of the u s surgeon general no date available at www traumaticbraininjuryatoz org

Keywords: Self awareness unrealistic

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