Care recipient (cr) wandered off and got lost in the community

Try: Keep an article of cr cr’s worn unwashed clothing in a plastic bag to aid in finding someone with the use of dogs

Materials: Article of cr cr’s worn unwashed clothing large ziplock bag

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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References: home safety for people with alzheimer alzheimer’s disease by u s department of health and human services 2010 available at

Keywords: Wanders wandering missing person

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

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