Care recipient (cr) has difficulty remembering where he or she is

Try: Place signs around rooms indicating where the person is for example this is your home in techny you have lived here for 20 years have a daily calendar that you can show to the person to orient today below the calendar have a list of things the person is supposed to do for the day be helpful and remind the cr where he or she is if the cr becomes confused label doors with what is on the other side bedroom bathroom closet etc have a list of phone numbers of friends and relatives as well as emergency numbers kept near the phone so the cr can call someone if he or she needs to help orienting

Materials: Calendar paper signs list of important phone numbers

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Memory, Safety, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Good Vision, So-So Vision, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware, So-So S T Memory

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

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