Dementia Awareness - Qp3

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Dementia Awareness Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sumner (2006:13) defines caring in nursing as:“communicative action, framed by the universal conditional ought of respect for all human life, encompassing the spectrum of human experience, and is manifest in the verbal and non-verbal discourse between two equal and vulnerable human beings” 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In an attempt to delineate the meaning of what they refer to as “patient-centred care”, Gerteis et al (1993) note the following factors: (Select four)
    • A. 

      Respect for patients’ values, preferences, and expressed needs

    • B. 

      Coordination and integration of care

    • C. 

      Information, communication, and education

    • D. 

      Physical discomfort

    • E. 

      Emotional support and alleviation of diseases and anxiety

    • F. 

      Involvement of family and friends

    • G. 

      Transition and discontinuity

  • 3. 
    One approach to conceptualising person-centred care with particular reference to dementia is the so-called WIPS model (Brooker 2007).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Treachery is the making fun of the PwD’s actions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The processes of malignant social psychology are quite clearly damaging to the person with dementia. Kuhn and Verity (2002) proposed the following means by which these processes could be countered:  (Select four)
    • A. 

      Support

    • B. 

      Dis-empowering

    • C. 

      Honour

    • D. 

      Pact

    • E. 

      Monotony

    • F. 

      Compassion

    • G. 

      Encouragement

  • 6. 
    Autonomy refers to the ability of a person to make an informed and un-coerced decision.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    _____ stated: “Relationship-centred care is a clinical philosophy that stresses partnership, careful attention to relational processes, shared decision-making, and self-awareness”
    • A. 

      Beach

    • B. 

      Suchman

    • C. 

      Whitehead

    • D. 

      Goldsmith

  • 8. 
    The single assessment process consists of various domains that need to be assessed for:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Clinical foreground

    • B. 

      Senses

    • C. 

      Mental health

    • D. 

      Family's perspective

    • E. 

      Diverse interaction

    • F. 

      Relationships

  • 9. 
    The guidance for an accredited assessment scale outlines fifteen criteria (DH 2003).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What constitutes care, the nature of person-centred care, and the need to consider the central importance of the relationship will have an impact on the quality of care that the person with dementia and their families will receive, and will also have an impact on the professional carers working within these organisational structures.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False