caregiver (cg) seeks ways to keep wandering Care recipient (cr) from leaving the home and from entering parts of the house that pose a danger to the cr

Try: #put motion sensor alarms at the inside of doors leading to the outdoors basement or attic leave the alarms on anytime day or night the cr is not in cg cg’s line of vision #hide or disguise doors leading to steps attics basements or storage areas with large posters medical suppliers or senior care catalogs carry door-sized posters that look like bookcases home decorating outlets and some art stores carry posters that cover walls with scenes from movies or nature make sure any door being disguised latches or hooks firmly as if it is not recognized as a door someone leaning on it could be endangered #don’t try to disguise or hide doors that would be used in an emergency such as front or back exits from the home on the ground floor

Materials: Motion sensor alarms large poster or posters

Categories: Housekeeping Home Maintenance, Memory, Safety, Mobility, Mobile, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware, Long-Term Memory, Good L T Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, Good S T Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

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

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