Care recipient (cr) has experienced a loss in the ability to feel heat or cold

Try: Place a sign on the oven coffee maker toaster crock-pot iron and other potentially hot appliances that says do not touch or stop very hot

Materials: Pen paper and tape or adhesive labels

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Touch, So-So Touch, Poor Touch, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware

Information: As a precaution should he or she become lost keep extra photos on hand

References: home safety for people with alzheimer alzheimer’s disease by u s department of health and human services 2010 available at

Keywords: Sensation oven coffee maker toaster crock-pot iron appliances kitchen home safety

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

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