I Wanna Go Home

When an adult asks to leave an assisted living residence, stay calm and approach them in a relaxed manner.

  1. Avoid reasoning and explanations
  2. Redirect their attention by starting a shared activity
  3. Look out the window together
  4. Discuss memories of home
  5. Provide a gesture of comfort, like hugging or stroking their arm

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