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Becoming A Caregiver

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1. 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

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 ________ with families - health care providers - and supervisors

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

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

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

8. 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

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

10. 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

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

12. 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

13. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

25. 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

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

27. 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

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

29. Client has the right to be treated with ___________

30. Caregiver assists clients in activities of....

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

32. 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

33. 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

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

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

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

37. 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

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

39. Caregiver does the task of ________ bed linens

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

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

42. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________

43. 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

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

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

46. 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

47. 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)

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

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

50. Ending care services to a client for any reason