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Show me where

Show me where is a pain communication tool, to enable those with a verbal disability or inability to speak English, to convey the site of pain or discomfort to carers.

Useful for people with:

  • Stroke   
  • Autism (ASD)
  • Early stage Dementia  
  • Disabilities affecting speech. E.g. Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis
  • Deafness and hearing problems
  • Intubated or tracheostomy patients

It is also useful for:

  • People suffering from trauma or anxiety
  • Children and vulnerable adults
  • Non English speaking people

Use  ‘Show me where’  regularly so it becomes a familiar and predictable routine, ensuring pain is reported early before symptoms increase, reducing stress and anxiety and helping provide a rapid examination.

In a clinical environment, visitors can use the tool to ask how a patient is feeling and report to medical staff if needed. Clinicians can also use the tool to explain where they would like to examine and gain consent.

Used in a range of settings:

  • Schools
  • GP surgeries
  • Dental clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Care Home
  • Intensive Care Units
  • Police Force
  • HM Armed Forces
  • Social Services (Child Protection)
  • Ambulance and Emergency
  • Hospice environments.