Care recipient (cr) is dizzy this makes the cr more prone to imbalance falls and serious injury

Try: Use slow movements for cr transfers or position changes be especially cautious when standing and walking if movement is an issue due to dizziness try to make the walking areas ss accessible as possible for the cr remove obstacles and try to add hand rails if possible many elderly cr’s are taking multiple medications check for side effects of the medications to see if dizziness is a common side effect monitor the cr’s diet to see if certain foods and drinks are contribuing to the dizziness for example alcohol and high sugar foods make sure the cr’s physician knows about the cr cr’s dizziness and the potential causes so appropriate measures can be taken

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Categories: Medical Physical, Personal, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision

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Keywords: Dizziness medical health transfer

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

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