Care recipient (cr) is suspicious of people seen in hallucinations

Try: #once the cr reports seeing someone who isn’t there ask where the person is or was last seen as you look where the cr directs you ask what about the person is disturbing the cr #listen and respond respectfully to the cr if a cr has any degree of mistrust or paranoia attempts to minimize or dismiss the cr’s concerns will probably be detected #ask the cr for as specific a location of the person as possible offer to hang a sheet over the area where the cr sees the person so the cr doesn’t have to see the person some caregivers have found this effective at relieving crs’ fears the sheet is easily secured with masking tape and easily removed later

Materials: Masking tape old sheet

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Independence, Some Supervision, Vision, Good Vision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware

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

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