Brain storm ideas on how to improve your loved one’s sleep environment. Rank these ideas and trial the first two. Write in a diary to keep track of what works for you.
What Causes Wandering?
If your loved one is wandering at night consider what might be causing it.
- Maybe they are having difficulty expressing what they need?
- Perhaps they are feeling trapped, anxious, or confused?
- Is there a physical problem that needs to be treated?
Feelings of boredom or frustration can be common. This can make people restless at night. Consider daytime activities or other strategies that might work for the person you are caring for.