Care recipient (cr) has trouble dressing him herself

Try: Try getting clothes that fasten in front and replace zippers and buttons with velcro fasteners avoid getting clothes that go over the head or that have tight spots try replacing lace shoes with onesthat fasten with velcro try to avoid letting cr wear shoes that stick to the floor as they could cause a fall try to get cr to replace her cape with a regular coat

Materials: Velcro fasteners

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from www care com helping seniors recover from stroke by staff writer no date

Keywords: Dressing clothing shoes

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

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