Family and Caregiver Schizophrenia Discussion Forum

Leaving notes around for loved one to read

My father is deaf and is going through some rough times with schizophrenia… And im having a hard time communicating with him.

Do you guys think if I left notes in places he goes to remind him of things … like

We love you and I’m sorry for not taking the time to listen and understand what you are going through and how you feel. Please give me a chance

Do you think that would freak him out? or

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You never know what will help or hurt. Scz can turn good bad and bad good when they are psychotic.

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That’s how I communicated with my son while he was at the hospital. You could hand him the note. Try a simple one perhaps like - do you want a soda?

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