Solution Name: Compensatory Skills Training
Compensatory Skills Training is training that focuses on learning a wide range of coping strategies, also known as “workarounds,” for dealing with various cognitive challenges such as: short-term memory problems.
Other written planning systems
Smart cell phones
Auditory or visual systems
Using device to store and retrieve sets of information: Dates of upcoming medical appointments, names and types of medicine used.
Using device to report information from events/activities: Reporting activities from a visit or past weekend, vacation
Reporting information from a work meeting
Avoid learning new information in a rushed manner
Structure and Organize
Utilize Mnemonic Devices.
Elaborate and Rehearse.
Relate new information to things known already
Required Materials: N/A