A Care recipient (cr) has trouble choosing and putting on clothes or wears the same outfit for many days

Try: Limit the cr’s wardrobe to clothing that is easy to put on try these o knit pants that are comfortable and have elastic waistbands; o shirts that snap or can be pulled over the head; o shoes with velcro closures and slip-proof soles ask what color clothes the cr would like to wear that day give the cr a choice between two outfits that are both color coordinated make sure there are always clean clothes in the cr’s favorite colors if the cr wants to wear the same clothing everyday buy several of the same items offer help with dressing and grooming only if needed keep all instructions clear and simple lay out clothes to wear in the order they will be put on

Materials: Clothes which are easy to put on limited decisions for the cr to make

Categories: Dressing Clothing, Emotional Psychological, Memory, Needs Some Assistance, Needs Much Assistance, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Somewhat Aware

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

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