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Becoming A Caregiver

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1. Client's rights protected by law; may vary from state to state and between service locations

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

3. Exciting ways you can personally change the lives of real people

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

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

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

7. Caregiver does the task of ________ bed linens

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

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

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

11. Caregiver does the task of Planning and preparing meals or ensuring that the client's need for ___________ are met

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

13. 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)

14. 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

15. Caregiver does the task of Providing light ___________ and assistance in keeping the client's environment clean - tidy - and safe

16. 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

17. Caregiver assists clients in activities of....

18. A person who provides regular non-medical assistance to seniors or others who need assistance

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

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

21. 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

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

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

24. 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 -

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

26. 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

27. An individual certified by a licensed school - a governmental agency or another recognized entity as having met the training standards preparing him or her to become a caregiver. May work in private individual's homes - in assisted living or resident

28. Caregiver does the task of administering or setting up ___________ (if properly trained and supervised)

29. 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.

30. Caregiver does the task of Providing or arranging for ___________ for clients

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

32. Caregiver does the task of Providing tx or procedures as instructed under ________

33. 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

34. Client has the right to be treated with ___________

35. A nurse who has competed 2-4 year nursing program and has passed the national licensing exam. They plan and evaluate care for clients and supervise LPN's and CNAs - as well as work in many nurse education roles

36. 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

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

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

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

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

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

42. Helps people with their emotional and family needs. they also assist individuals and their families with future care needs with a focus on returning home or to a lesser care setting during hospitalizations or nursing home stays

43. Acquiring or using a client's money deceitfully; a form of abuse that is specifically prohibited by law

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

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

46. Client has the right to have client information and records _____________

47. Fastest growing group out of this population

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

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