A Quiz To Test Knowledge Of Challenging Behaviour

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A Quiz To Test Knowledge Of Challenging Behaviour

A challenging behavior is termed as a type of behavior in which someone’s actions can put themselves and those around them in danger. There are different ways of getting insight of the said behaviors. The quiz below is perfectly set to help you see if you know how to deal with someone suffering from such type of behaviors from covering them in class. Take it up and test your knowledge of challenging behavior.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Emerson et al (1987) offered which of the following as a definition of challenging behaviour
    • A. 

      Any incidents where staff are abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances related to their work, involving an explicit or implicit challenge to their safety, well-being or health.”

    • B. 

      Behaviour of such an intensity, frequency or duration that the physical safety of the person or others is likely to be placed in serious jeopardy, or behaviour which is likely to seriously limit or delay access to and use of ordinary community facilities

  • 2. 
    When caring for a service user who has challenging behaviour, what should the RNLD first look at/review if the behaviours become more intense and/or frequent?
    • A. 

      The health care needs of the individual

    • B. 

      The enviroment the individual is in

    • C. 

      The relationships the individual has with those around them

    • D. 

      Any changes/disruptions to the individuals life

    • E. 

      The medication the individual is on

  • 3. 
    What assessments can be done to gain insight in to the function of a persons challenging behaviour? ()
    • A. 

      Waterlow Score

    • B. 

      DisDAT

    • C. 

      PASAD

    • D. 

      ABC Assessment

    • E. 

      HONOS LD

  • 4. 
    What can be deemed as challenging behaviour?
    • A. 

      Verbal abuse

    • B. 

      Biting

    • C. 

      Sexual Harrasment

    • D. 

      Obsessional behaviours

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    A service user in your care exhibits extreamly challenging behaviour and has become obsessed with having chocolate. After taking the service users weight it becomes apparent that the service user is clinically obese. If denied chocolate the service user will become violent. How as the RNLD would you respond to the situation?
    • A. 

      Continue to allow the service user to consume chocolate whenever they ask for it

    • B. 

      Only allow the service user healthier alternatives i.e fruit, yoghurt

    • C. 

      Consult with the MDT including a dietician on how the situation should be dealt

  • 6. 
    What does MAPA stand for?
    • A. 

      Management of Actual and Potential Agression

    • B. 

      Management of Abuse and Potential Abuse

  • 7. 
    What is an anticedent?
    • A. 

      The 'trigger' of a behaviour

    • B. 

      Behaviour that is inappropriate

    • C. 

      The reaction to the behaviour

  • 8. 
    What is the assumption that behavioural therosits associate with cahllenging behaviour?
    • A. 

      That challenging behaviour is learned and maintained

    • B. 

      That challenging behaviour is instinctual

    • C. 

      That challenging behaviour is impulsive