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Becoming A Caregiver

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1. 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

2. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________

3. 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

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

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

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

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

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

9. 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

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

11. Caregiver does the task of ________ bed linens

12. Caregiver assists clients in activities of....

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

14. 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

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

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

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

19. Ending care services to a client for any reason

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

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

22. 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

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

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

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

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

27. 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.

28. Client has the right to be treated with ___________

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

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

31. 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

32. 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

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

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

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

36. Fastest growing group out of this population

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

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

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

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

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

42. 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

43. 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)

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

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

46. 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

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

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

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

50. 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