Care recipient (cr) has low vision and is having trouble identifying clothing colors and other clothing details

Try: Use a safety pin coding system to determine color; for example blue one safety pin and red 2 safety pins place the pins inside a pocket or a hem where they will not be visible or rub on the neck arm or leg don’t use pins on whatever color the cr has the most of in order to save time and resources create a master list of the coding system in large print braille for quick and easy reference

Materials: Safety pins pen and paper or braille labels

Categories: Maintenance, Medical Physical, So-So Vision, Poor Vision

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References: Adapted from guides for safety in the home by visionaware org

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

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