Care recipient (cr) repeatedly asks to go home

Try: Try to understand and acknowledge cr cr’s feelings and reassure him her that he she is safe and loved repeatedly asking to go home can be a sign of anxiety insecurity fear or depression the concept of ‘home’ might evoke memories of a time or place where cr felt comfortable or safe or of a home family and friends that no longer exist if cr doesn’t recognise his her present environment as ‘home’ then it isn’t home for cr

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: unusual behaviourby janet keane 2010 available at www alzheimers org uk

Keywords: Repeats repetitive wants to go home boredom pacing anxious depression feeling safe

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

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