Care recipient (cr) feels his her life has been meaningless

Try: Help or encourage cr to do a life script whereby he she writes all the good things done for others all accomplishments etc then discuss with cr that had he she not been there to do what he she did at that time no one else would have and society would have been the worse for it so he she did make a difference help cr understand that truly no person is an island

Materials: Pen and paper

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Personal, Social, Spiritual

Information: n/a

References: caregiver’s handbook by the caregiver education and support services seniors counseling and training case management services of the san diego county mental health services no date available at www acsu buffalo edu

Keywords: Death dying spirituality faith depression depressed worthlessness worthless suicide self worth self concept meaningless meaningful self esteem

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

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