Care recipient (cr) is agitated and difficult to deal with

Try: Try to accept the fact that you sometimes cannot change a difficult person’s behavior the difficult behavior may be deeply ingrained in the cr’s personality and habits adjust your body language tone of voice and use soft words to help diffuse the cr’s anger being in control of yourself will help you be in control of the situation deal with the challenging behavior in a way that does not put more stress on you the cr’s behavior may be due to a number of factors such as pain depression frustration with loss of motor skills or difficulties in the activities of daily living an intervention for the underlying cause may also help with the agitated behavior

Materials: Music player with earphones batteries for music player recordings of soft music the cr likes recordings of relaxing sounds quiet room that can be darkened by drawing the shades or curtains

Categories: Emotional Psychological

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

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