Care recipient (cr) has frequent issues with constipation and wants to manage it better

Try: Closely monitor the cr’s diet keep a daily food log to help avoid potential problems encourage the cr to drink at least eight cups of water per day encourage the cr to drink several glasses of prune and or apple juice per day encourage the cr to include 21-30 grams of fiber per day in his or her diet

Materials: Food log juice water fiber

Categories: Maintenance, Medical Physical, Personal, Some Supervision, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from the mayo clinic internet website www mayoclinic com dietary fiber information

Keywords: Constipation menu meal planning groceries fiber diet

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

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