Care recipient (cr) has trouble remembering how to prepare a meal

Try: Try writing the steps down on paper or a large index card here is an example of a cue card for preparing a meal #decide on a menu # count number of people eating # look at the needed ingredients # look in the pantry for what you have # prepare shopping list and shop # follow recipe instructions and organize time # serve and eat meal # clean up

Materials: Pen and paper or large index cards

Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, 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: traumatic brain injury a guide for caregivers of service members and veterans – module 2 by the office of the u s surgeon general no date available at www traumaticbraininjuryatoz org

Keywords: Preparing meals memory loss disorganized cueing nonverbal cues

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

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