Care recipient (cr) is easily distracted at mealtime

Try: Make sure to turn off the tv try to keep conversation light , no big decisions try to maintain cr’s focus on his her food you might try saying something like isn’t this roast delicious try to be encouraging about eating you might try saying something like you’re doing well with that fork or the travel mug is a lot easier to drink out of isn’t it i’m glad we thought of that

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Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Personal, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware

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References: a caregiver’s guide to huntington’s disease by huntington’s disease society of america 2011 available at www hdsa org

Keywords: Distracted distractions mealtime food nutrition concentration eating

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

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