Care recipient (cr) is easily agitated by the sound of music loud street noises thunder blenders vacuum cleaners etc

Try: #help the cr move to a quiet place if you notice the cr getting upset by activity or sound level #offer the cr ear plugs or if needed buy sound-blocking headphones from a gun shop make sure the headphones fit comfortably over the head and on the ears very high-quality headphones are sold in gun supply stores and hunting sections of general merchandise stores headphones are also sold at electronics stores #do noisy chores at the same time daily or weekly and plan on the cr being in a quiet place while noisy chores i e vacuuming mixing chopping occur if the cr cannot sit unattended offer the headphones and seat the cr in sight of the caregiver while the caregiver works

Materials: Quiet space comfortable ear plugs or headphones attentive caregiver

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Mobility, Needs Much Assistance, Immobile, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Hearing, Good Hearing, So-So Hearing, Poor Hearing, Verbal Communication, Good Verbal Comm, So-So Verbal Comm, Poor Verbal Comm, Cognitive Awareness, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, Good L T Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, Good S T Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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

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