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Becoming A Caregiver

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1. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________

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

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

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

6. 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

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

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

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

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

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 Providing companionship and leisure time activities - including exercise and ________

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

14. Client has the right to be treated with ___________

15. 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

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

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

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

19. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

28. 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 -

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

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

31. 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

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

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

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

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

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

37. 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

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

39. 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

40. 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

41. 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

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

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. 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

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

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

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

50. 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