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Becoming A Caregiver

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1. 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

2. 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

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

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

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

6. Caregiver assists clients in activities of....

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

8. 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

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

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

11. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20. 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

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

22. 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

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

24. 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

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

26. 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

27. 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 -

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

29. 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

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

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

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

33. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________

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

35. 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

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

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

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

39. Often used interchangeably with the terms 'doctor' or 'physician.' today - many receive their primary care by someone other than a licensed doctor (a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - for example). Anyone with the legal authority to prescri

40. 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

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

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

43. 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.

44. Ending care services to a client for any reason

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

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

47. Caregiver does the task of ________ bed linens

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

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

50. Client has the right to be treated with ___________