Care recipient (cr) only has use of one arm and has trouble holding a book or playing cards

Try: If cr has trouble holding playing cards try using a scrubbing brush men’s hairbrush and lay brush on its back and stand cards in the bristles of the brush if cr has trouble holding a book to read try sitting at a table with book open on the table try using a tray on cr’s knee and hold book open on the tray or buy a book rest

Materials: Scrubbing brush men’s hairbrush tray table book rest

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Social, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision

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References: occupational therapy and stroke second edition by judy edmans 2010 available at www onlinelibrary wiley com

Keywords: Playing cards reading a book one handed techniques one sided paralysis leisure activities

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

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