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Becoming A Caregiver

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

2. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________

3. 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 -

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

5. Client has the right to be treated with ___________

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

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

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

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

10. Caregiver assists clients in activities of....

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

12. 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

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

14. 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

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

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

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

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

19. Fastest growing group out of this population

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

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

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

23. 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

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

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

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

27. 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

28. 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

29. 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

30. Ending care services to a client for any reason

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

32. 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

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

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

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

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

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

38. Caregiver does the task of ________ bed linens

39. 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

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

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

42. 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

43. 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

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

45. 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

46. 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

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

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

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

50. 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)