Consider Negotiating

 Tip # 12 Contributed By: Caregiver Antonia
Consider Negotiating

There are times when a resident just won’t do what they need to do. When that happens, instead of getting frustrated or angry, I try negotiating. When Resident Irene wouldn’t take a shower, I asked her what she wanted to do. I then traded her some jigsaw puzzle fun (done first) for the shower.

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