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Becoming A Caregiver

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1. 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

2. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

9. 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

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

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

12. Client has the right to be treated with ___________

13. 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

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

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

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

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

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

19. 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.

20. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________

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

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

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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

26. 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 -

27. Fastest growing group out of this population

28. Ending care services to a client for any reason

29. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

38. Caregiver does the task of ________ bed linens

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

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

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

42. 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

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

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

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

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

48. 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

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

50. 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