Moving to an assisted living facility can be a difficult transition getting the family involved can help keep the Care recipient (cr) from feeling out of touch

Try: # interview immediate family and work to keep them involved in cr cr’s life in order to make transition to assisted living as easy as possible # set up a calendar with the cr that shows family activities birthdays travel plans and other relevant events # encourage the family to take pictures of various events and share them with the cr i e track meets ball games etc # ask the cr about events and help him or her anticipate events and remember to buy cards etc so that the cr remains in constant contact with family # encourage the family to write a journal each week which includes one thing each member of the family wanted the cr to know

Materials: Family involvment pictures of family events calendar to record family activities

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Socialization, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision

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

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