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  • Your loved one's doctor can help you assess
  • Consider your loved one's dietary needs
  • Take note of appearance and hygiene

If you’re doing an assessment on your own, use this list as a guide. Gently explore as many of these areas as you can to get a full picture of your loved one’s life. … Back to Article

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