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Becoming A Caregiver

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

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

3. 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

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

5. 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)

6. Fastest growing group out of this population

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

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

9. 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

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

11. 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

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

13. 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

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

15. 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

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

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

18. 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

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

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

21. 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

22. 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

23. Client has the right to be treated with ___________

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

32. 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 -

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

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

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

36. 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

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

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

39. 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

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

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

42. 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

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. 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

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

47. 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

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

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

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