The Care recipient (cr) often injures legs wrists and arms

Try: # check bedroom and bathroom for sharp objects and remove them # secure sharp knives in kitchen # during bathing and grooming check legs arms and wrists for injury # keep the cr busy with hands doing activities # use physical exercise to distract cr’s energy # encourage the use of wrist sweat bands # place playing cards stress balls or other toys around cr’s home to keep them busy and distracted from harming him or herself # use a daily schedule of activities to keep the cr busy

Materials: # athletic wrist bands # playing cards # stress balls

Categories: Emotional Psychological, Medical Physical

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

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