The Care recipient (cr) has low vision and is having trouble locating food on a plate

Try: Use a tray or place mat to help maintain orientation to the place setting use the clock reference system think of the plate as a clock face with 12 00 at the top the edge that is farthest away from the cr and 6 00 at the bottom the edge that is closest to the cr this can help the cr form a mental picture of where each food item is on the plate

Materials: Tray or place mat

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

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References: A 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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