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Becoming A Caregiver

Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. 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






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






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






4. 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






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






6. 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






7. Caregiver assists clients in activities of....






8. 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






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






10. 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






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






12. Caregiver does the task of ________ bed linens






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






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






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






16. Ending care services to a client for any reason






17. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






24. 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






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






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






27. 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






28. 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






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






30. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






38. 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 -






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






40. 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






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






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






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






44. 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






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






46. 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






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






48. 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






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






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