Care recipient (cr) is afraid of going to adult day care and does not want to

Try: It materials #call the center and find out what activities are offered and the routine that is followed during any given day #if possible visit center alone to assess the facilities and the programs offered #bring the possibility of going to the adult day care center into your general conversations with the cr mention some of the things you saw and heard about that the cr might enjoy at the center #drive the cr past the center and point it out to the cr #take the cr to the center for a short time initially and then lengthen the times thereafter perhaps you could have lunch go for a walk and visit the residents and staff #remain at the center with the cr for the first time or two to provide the cr with comfort and security in the new environment #you may want adapting this approach to any new environment the cr is fearful of encountering try

Materials: List of cr’s family members and friends who use social networking sites online

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Social, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision

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

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