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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. 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






2. 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






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






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






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






6. Fastest growing group out of this population






7. 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






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






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






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






11. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________






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






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






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






15. 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)






16. 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






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






18. Caregiver assists clients in activities of....






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






20. 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






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






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






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






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






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






26. 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






27. 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






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






29. Client has the right to be treated with ___________






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






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






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






33. 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






34. 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






35. 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 -






36. 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






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






39. 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.






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






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






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






43. 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






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






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






46. Ending care services to a client for any reason






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






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






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


50. 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