Stroke cardiovascular incident or brain injury leaves Care recipient (cr) with limited sight or sensation on one side of the body causing cr to pay less attention to that side

Try: #keeping things convenient for the cr by placing items where they can be seen or picked up without the cr using the body’s weaker side is unhelpful in the long run #when visiting sit to the cr’s weaker side to encourage the cr to turn to that side #place some items on the weaker side of the cr as well to encourage the cr to pay attention to objects or activity on that side of the boy if necessary remind the cr that those items the remote a snack a letter for example are there

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Categories: Medical Physical, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, Some Supervision, Vision, So-So Vision, Cognitive Awareness, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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

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