Care recipient (cr) gets bored and starts getting into things he or she shouldn’t

Try: Create a special place for cr to rummage freely or sort for example a chest of drawers a bag of selected objects or a basket of clothing to fold or unfold

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, 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

Information: As a precaution should he or she become lost keep extra photos on hand

References: home safety for people with alzheimer alzheimer’s disease by u s department of health and human services 2010 available at

Keywords: Bored gets into things rummages

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

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