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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. 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






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






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






4. Client has the right to be treated with ___________






5. 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






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






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






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






9. Fastest growing group out of this population






10. 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






11. 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






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






13. 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






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






15. 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 -






16. 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






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






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






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






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






22. 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






23. 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






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






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






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






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






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






29. 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






30. 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






31. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________






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






33. Caregiver assists clients in activities of....






34. 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.






35. 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






36. Caregiver does the task of ________ bed linens






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






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






39. 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)






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






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






42. 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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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






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