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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 assists clients in activities of....

3. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10. Ending care services to a client for any reason

11. Fastest growing group out of this population

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

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

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

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

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

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

18. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

25. 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 -

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

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

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

29. 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

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

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

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

33. Caregiver does the task of Making and receiving ___________

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

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

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

37. Client has the right to be treated with ___________

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

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

40. 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

41. 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

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

43. 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

44. 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

45. 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.

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

47. 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

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

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

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