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Resident Rights

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Resident Rights
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Resident Bill of Rights is a list of rights entitled to any person admitted to a nursing facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A person residing in a nursing home has the right to voice grievances without fear of reprisal or retaliation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The ombudsman program is established throughout the United States and serves to ensure the rights of persons living in nursing facilities as well  as identify, investigate and resolve complaints.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Giving encouraging and complementary words is a good way to provide emotional reassurance of a person's value.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    For caregivers, it is important to be self-aware.  Stop and think about what you are saying and how you are saying it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A person residing in a nursing home has the right to receive unopened mail and engage in private telephone conversations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) is a federal law that prohibits the sharing of health information with persons not involved in a person's plan of care.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A caregiver should always provide complete information about a person's health status when requested by a visitor or caller.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A caregiver must knock on doors prior to entering and wait for a response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Only supervisory staff will provide health information to outside agencies. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Retaliation is an actual or perceived negative reaction of a person as a result of another person's actions or behavior
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Signs of abuse that should be reported include bruising, skin cuts, or any verbal reports of mistreatment by the person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False