(Tip # 4)

Make Communication Easier

Contributed By: Caregiver Gloria
Make Communication Easier

When addressing residents, I always look them directly in the eye and always position myself at eye level. If they are in a wheelchair, I go down on my knees when talking. If they are hard of hearing I may write things on a notepad to communicate. Also, it really helps to give space when talking and to take the time to 'really' listen.

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