Creating a safe and comfortable home is a simple way to help reduce stress on you and your loved one. Not only will this improve their quality of life it will also reduce the chances of them becoming anxious, confused or even aggressive. Here are small and simple changes you can make.
Buy a small lightweight jug
Store the jug in a convenient place and keep it filled at all times. Reminding them to staying hydrated can ward off a number of problems associated with dehydration such as headaches and sleepiness.
Use large dials or number pads
If your loved one enjoys watching television, ensure their remote has large buttons so they can see what they are pressing. Additionally, installing digital clocks may make it easier for them to read.
If you buy your loved ones clothing, keep it simple and basic, this will make it easier for them to pick out their outfits. Also organise their wardrobe into sections i.e. skirts, pants, shirts, dresses etc. This will again make it easier for them to find a certain garment they may be looking for.
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