The Care recipient (cr) often acts hopeless and depressed

Try: Get the cr involved with activities and tasks redirect negative or hopeless conversations to a task secure dangerous objects and chemicals in the home review with cr his or her accomplishments assist cr with making goals and plans for the future assist the cr with planning a trip take a class go to the theatre develop an i always wanted to _____ list with the cr and do things together that are on the list or ask the cr to think of someone he or she can call to do these activities with explore spiritual activities or events suggest that cr read the newspaper or check the internet for interesting activities to do join an online garden chat club etc develop an emergency phone list

Materials: Computer with an internet connection note pad or journal pen

Categories: Emotional Psychological

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

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