Care recipient (cr) has trouble using regular tv remote control because of difficulty pressing correct buttons

Try: Instead of buying a new remote with large buttons make a regular remote easier to use turn on the television in a common room and plan on leaving it on use masking tape to cover all the buttons on the remote control except the four buttons that control volume and channel selection the cr will now only have to touch four buttons to manipulate the remote control and will be less likely to accidentally select an inconvenient feature or setting

Materials: Masking tape

Categories: Maintenance, Social, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Vision, Good Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision, Touch, So-So Touch, Poor Touch, Long-Term Memory, Good L T Memory, So-So L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, Good S T Memory, So-So S T Memory

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

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