Care recipient (cr) has weak hand grip and has a hard time holding things

Try: Suggest that the cr squeeze a clothespin or tongs several times each day this will help build strength in the hands and make it easier for the cr to hold onto things

Materials: Clothespins or large tongs

Categories: Medical Physical, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

Information: n/a

References: Adapted from the internet website www school-ot com actvities to promote hand development for pencil use and other tasks by jennifer dodge no date

Keywords: Weak hands and fingers hand grip grip strength

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

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