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Becoming A Caregiver

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1. Caregiver does the task of Maintaining _______ for each client

2. People who provide care to individuals in homes or other settings

3. 1. Taking direction 2. Responsibility 3. Member of the Caregiving Team 4. Bonding with Clients 5. Making a difference

4. Client has the right to be free from ___________ of personal property

5. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________

6. The term used to describe a person's ability to move around

7. Broad term used to describe anyone who provides care to another person.

8. Caregiver assists clients in activities of....

9. People working as caregivers in assisted living or residential care communities

10. The ability to come up with a solution to a problem or situation that is unique or unusual - but that gets the job done. Caregivers often have to be creative when they are helping other people with personal care tasks. Learning to be creative - while

11. Specially trained to help individuals meet unique nutritional needs. A dietitian may be used to help plan meals for a person who is diabetic or who has other special dietary needs; typically work closely with caregivers - physicians - and nurses

12. Client has the right to be free from financial ___________

13. Client has the right to be free from __________ in regard to race - color - national origin - gender - sexual orientation - or religion

14. Client has the right to be given the __________ choice and opportunity to select or refuse service and to accept responsibility for the consequences

15. Caregiver does the task of ________ with families - health care providers - and supervisors

16. Client has the right to have access to his or her __________

17. Assists individuals with their spiritual needs; can be valuable friends to people who are dying or who need spiritual comfort - often available through a home health or in-home care agency

18. Caregiver does the task of Providing companionship and leisure time activities - including exercise and ________

19. Fastest growing group out of this population

20. Any medication that is used to control or subdue a client

21. Caregiver does the task of _______ clothes - bedding - and linens

22. The team who provides health care and emotional care services for a client - including chaplain - Certified Nursing Assistant - Dietitian - Occupational Therapist - Physical Therapist - Registered Nurse - Social Worker - Speech Therapist and other he

23. Client has the right to voice ____________ regarding services or any other issue without discrimination or reprisal for exercising such rights

24. Estimated ratio in 25 years of American over the of 65 to every Americans

25. The entire team of individuals involved in providing care to a client. This team may extend beyond the typical members of the health care team (doctors - nurses - social workers - therapists - and other medical professionals) and include neighbors -

26. Client has the right to be advised in writing - before care is initiated - of the ________ for the services to be furnished - and the amount of repayment that will be required from the client

27. Works with clients on buttoning - zipping - and eating - etc. May teach a client to use an adaptive tool to help with these activities (esp. waist up)

28. Any activity related to the body's elimination of waste. Toileting assistance may include helping a client to the bathroom - helping a client with briefs - or with using a bedpan - urinal - or other device.

29. Caregiver does the task of Sometimes asked to help care for a ________

30. Caregiver does the task of Setting up ________ for clients

31. Caregiver does the task of Writing on the ______ as indicated by the nurse or supervisor

32. Ending care services to a client for any reason

33. Client has the right to be given a ___________ of his or her rights as specified by law - before service begins. Your organization should maintain evidence that each client has received this notice

34. Client has the right to a written notice of ___________ that specifies the reason(s) for the termination

35. Ratio of Americans over the age of 65 to every American

36. Client has the right to be free from physical or chemical ________

37. A client's home - a small care home or a larger care community

38. Caregiver does the task of Keeping track of client's _____ for prescription refills - clothing - and personal items

39. Caregiver does the task of ________ bed linens

40. A term that describes tasks that the PCA can perform by law because he or she has been taught how to do them by a nurse. Each state has different definitions of what tasks may be taught by a nurse and then legally performed by a caregiver

41. The process of allowing the client to make a decision after they've been provided with - and understand - all relevant information

42. Direct Care Worker - Resident Care Aide - Attendant - Caregiver

43. Help clients with gross motor skills - Tasks from the waist down (walking - balance - mobility)

44. An alternative word for the person receiving care from the caregiver or Personal Care Aide. The word 'client' may also be used

45. Helps individuals who have had a stroke regain their speaking abilities. They may also evaluate a person's ability to swallow. They work with the physician to determine the proper consistency of food for the person. Speech therapists know a lot about

46. Client has the right to be treated with ___________

47. Or care plans are written documents detailing what care is to be provided - who is to provide the care - and what the goals of the care are for the person

48. Client has the right to be free from ____ of care - verbal - mental - emotional - and sexual abuse

49. Client hasClient has the right to participate in ____________ of the services and care to be furnished - any changes in the services and care - the frequency of visits - and cessation of services

50. Someone who has successfully competed an approved certification training program including a written and/or manual skills test - and who has received a certificate by the state - defined by law as people who assists licensed nursing personnel in the