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ROS 23rd Mar 2018 Life Enrichment Guide
Hello everyone - does anybody have or know a useful site with downloadable step-by-step dressing, toileting, personal care visual prompt guides, like cue cards but more specific, for people living with dementia? Photos or diagrams with action words as well would be brilliant. THANKS in advance :) Ros
Talita 24th Mar 2018
Hi Ros, we have some here:
https://www.goldencarers.com/cue-cards-for-dementia-care/4744/

In the comments section, there is a link to others too. Hope this helps!
Rosa 2nd Apr 2018 Diversional Therapist
Hello Ros, hope you found prompts already for your clients, where I work the occupational/ physiotherapist provide the signs.. in a set of small cards,(like key ring kind of thing) or A4 size signs to place them on a wall or where resident will see it..
Regards
Rosa
Linda 10th Apr 2018 Recreation Therapist
Hello Ros
Golden Carers have the most wonderful range of cue cards
regards
Linda

Sabrina 14th Oct 2018
Hi everyone,
I am from Belgium and I work with people who have dementia. Recently we had a resident join us from China. She only speaks Chinese and a little bit of English. So we are in desperate need of some cue cards to help us communicate with her. I found some here and on eastern health but anymore tips would be helpful... Thanks
Lerah 1st Jul 2019 Lifestyle Officer
Hi everyone,do you have any idea if were we can find cue cards in different languages. Thank you
Teresa 2nd Jul 2019 Activity Director
I made individual cards by downloading free clip art and adding text in large fonts. I saved each clip so that I could prepare individual cards and then cut them apart as well as provide the resident with the full card. Ugh... sometimes it sounds right in my head and then i realize I am not describing it well, so here is an example;

Joe has trouble dressing so I have an 8.5x11 card for him to reference in the morning. It has step 1: with a clip art of someone putting on underwear and the words in large font.
step 2: with clip art of someone putting on pants and the words in large font (keep brief)
step 3: etc...... Then I print a second copy of that card and cut it into pieces so step 1 (with pic). gets taped to the drawer where the undies are located. step 2 gets cut off and taped to drawer with pants in them. You get the picture.....Don't forget to include glasses and hearing aides. If you are lucky enough to have a color printer even better you can color code the background just be sure to use white text if dark background.

We had a gentlemen that liked to walk out of the room with no pants on so I used a half sheet of paper and a clip art of pants being put on and taped to the inside of his bedroom door and on the wall inside his room where he would see it if he shut his door. It was at my last facility so I don't remember exactly what it said off the top of my head, but it was something like.... What color are your pants?
Susan 2nd Jul 2019 Activity Director
What language are you looking for
You could probably do a Google search
Talita 2nd Jul 2019
Did you see the international cue card pdfs on this page?
http://www.healthtranslations.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcht.nsf/PresentDetail?Open&s=Cue_Cards

Hope this helps.
Susan 2nd Jul 2019 Activity Director
You could then print the appropriate words and print the cue cards And paste the words on the cards
https://www.goldencarers.com/cue-cards-for-dementia-care/4744/

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