Care Giver Competency Quiz

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Care Giver Competency Quiz

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What is NOT a common warning signal that a TIA has occurred?

2 / 50

How do you know when your timesheet or documentation has been received in the Silver Lining office?

3 / 50

When your client goes on Hospice, the DCW needs to do what?

4 / 50

How do you reach your Coordinator Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm?

5 / 50

How do you send in your timesheets to Silver Lining?

6 / 50

Agitation means the following:

7 / 50

Direct Care Workers are permitted to do this when running errands for the client.

8 / 50

If a client cannot get out of bed, you must NOT do the following:

9 / 50

Reality orientation involves the use of what to help the clients remember who and where they are?

10 / 50

After the dirty linens are removed, the DCW should NOT do this.

11 / 50

What can cause a bedsore?

12 / 50

What is NOT one of the 10 ways to make meals easier with Dysphagia?

13 / 50

Some clients spend much or all their time in bed.  Careful bedmaking is essential.  Which statement is NOT true?

14 / 50

What is NOT a symptom of the 4th stage of a bedsore?

15 / 50

What should you do to prevent a fall?

16 / 50

When caring for an Alzheimer’s client, the Direct Care Worker should...

17 / 50

What is a registry?

18 / 50

What areas CAN'T a bedsore happen on?

19 / 50

Which statement is NOT true about clients with Alzheimer’s?

20 / 50

What is a symptom of the 1st stage of a bedsore?

21 / 50

If a client with Alzheimer's is violent, the Direct Care Worker should NEVER...

22 / 50

What is a TIA?

23 / 50

What conditions make you more likely to fall?

24 / 50

What is the most common cause of death in Alzheimer’s clients?

25 / 50

Direct Care Workers are NOT permitted to do this when providing care for the client.

26 / 50

When caring for an Alzheimer’s client, the Direct Care Worker should never.

27 / 50

What is NOT true about a TIA?

28 / 50

A Swallowing Study is performed by who…

29 / 50

What are the consequences when a DCW does NOT keep their PA State mandated credentials up-to-date?

30 / 50

Sundowning means the following:

31 / 50

Which statement is true about caring for a client with Alzheimer’s?

32 / 50

What thing should the DCW NOT do to prevent dehydration?

33 / 50

What type of exercise is good for an elderly client to improve balance and strengthen their legs to help prevent falls?

34 / 50

If a client is displaying inappropriate Sexual Behavior, the DCW should NEVER…

35 / 50

Activity therapy is…

36 / 50

Who is at risk for bedsores?

37 / 50

Direct Care Workers are NOT allowed to do the following EXCEPT…

38 / 50

Doctors explain that Dysphagia can occur for a variety of reasons.  Which is NOT one of the reasons?

39 / 50

What is NOT true about Falls?

40 / 50

Reminiscence therapy is…

41 / 50

Doing what things will not make the client’s home safer?

42 / 50

Direct Care Workers are allowed to do the following EXCEPT:

43 / 50

Once Dysphagia becomes so severe that swallowing is no longer possible for the client, the disease may have progressed to the point that they should…

44 / 50

What is NOT a risk factor for a TIA?

45 / 50

How do you remain active on the registry?

46 / 50

When putting on Elastic (Ted) Stockings, the Direct Care Worker should always…

47 / 50

Independent Contractors are responsible for the following:

48 / 50

What is the correct protocol for picking up a prescription for yourself when you are on a live-in assignment?

49 / 50

How do you reach the Payroll Department at Silver Lining?

50 / 50

What is NOT a sign of Dysphagia?

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