Care recipient (cr) only has use of one arm to put his tie on and needs help learning to do this task independently

Try: Try tucking the narrow end of the tie in the top of the trousers this secures the tie at that end then wrap the tie round in the normal manner to make the knot and pull down into position alternatively leave the tie knot made up and loosen tie slightly to put on or take off over head if all else fails ties can be bought with ‘ready-made’ knots

Materials: Ties with ready made knots

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Personal, Gender, Male, Mobility, Mobile, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision

Information: n/a

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

Keywords: Dressing neck ties self care independence hand paralysis arm paralysis one sided paralysis

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

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