Care recipient (cr) has trouble initiating his her daily routine like bathing washing clothes etc and needs help making a daily schedule of activities that need accomplished

Try: Try to consider cr cr’s likes dislikes strengths abilities and interests try to consider how cr used to structure his her day try to consider what times of day cr functions best try to schedule ample time for meals bathing and dressing try to allow enough time in the schedule for the regular times for waking up and going to bed especially helpful if cr experiences sleep issues or sun downing try to make sure to allow for flexibility within cr’s daily routine for spontaneous activities

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Personal, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: Adapted from www alz org creating a daily plan by staff writer no date

Keywords: Daily routine schedule activities of daily living organizing planning problem solving managing

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

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