Care recipient (cr) can’t use his hands and fingers very well

Try: Ask the cr to hold a pencil as if he is going to write with it ask the cr to walk his fingers up towards the eraser when he gets there flip the pencil over without using the other hand or a surface to brace it walk fingers back to the other end and repeat make this a daily exercise to improve hand and finger strength

Materials: Pencil

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from activities to promote hand development for pencil use and other tasks by jennifer dodge

Keywords: Poor hand movements fingers hands

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

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