Tips On Combating Short Term Memory Loss.
edited: Thursday, April 13, 2006
By Betty L. Torain
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Posted: Saturday, July 30, 2005
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Continuation on Combating Short Term Memory Loss.
The family or caregiver are the ones who really know what stage the person with short-term-memory is in. Therefore, they need to be honest with those around them so they can get the best support and help for themselves and the sufferer.
If you're responsible for the person's every day care, physical fatgue may worsen emotional toll. You need to ask for help. And family and friends need to be sensitive and know one person may not be able to take the load alone.
One thing I would like to ask " Can the person be left alone or does he/she require supervision"?
Although every case is different, the care coordination approach is mandatory.
We should always seek God's help in everything we do.
Gather information from healthcare providers.
An assessment of your care recipient and the home environment.
Ongoing communication between all parties to keep information up to date and services appropriate and effective.
I shall continue this article at a later date.