I'm a PCA and I work with a client who cant talk, walk or use ASL. My client also has epilepsy and has low functioning autism. I don't know how to communicate with her in a way that she can reply. she gets anxiety and I don't know how to calm her. at night she gets restless and I cant figure it out. I toilet her, burp her, reposition her and give her food and water and I cant ever seem to figure out whats wrong. Please give me advice on things I could try to help her stay calm and comfortable.
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replied December 15th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. With your client in so much issues, communication will need time to build trust and expertise. Meanwhile just make sure your customer is getting all the help she can in guise of medicines compliance and supportive care.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
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