Dementia Awareness - Qp4

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Dementia Awareness Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    People with dementia experience problems with either communicating to others or comprehending information that is communicated to them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Westmeyer (2000:162) has defined communication as: “person-to-person transmission of ideas through... language or... non-verbal media” 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A traditional understanding of the context of communication speaks of it as a linear process between two people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The process of communication consists of the following elements: (Select four)
    • A. 

      A sender

    • B. 

      A receiver

    • C. 

      A feature

    • D. 

      Feedback

    • E. 

      Environment

  • 5. 
    The person with dementia may experience sensory deficits that may have an impact on their ability to receive the information being communicated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    ______ of all our communication is not through the use of words alone.
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      85%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      95%

  • 7. 
    Challenging behaviour is important to consider because of:  (Select two)
    • A. 

      Their frequency

    • B. 

      Their effect

    • C. 

      Their intensity

  • 8. 
    Step Three: Behavioural characteristics include:  (Select four)
    • A. 

      Purpose not appropriate

    • B. 

      Searching for their past

    • C. 

      Comfortable remnants

    • D. 

      Purpose appropriate, excessive frequency

    • E. 

      Exit behaviour

    • F. 

      Place disorientation

  • 9. 
    To improve communication with people with dementia will result in:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Decreased “challenging behaviours”

    • B. 

      A promotion of the person’s dependency

    • C. 

      Maintaining self-awareness abilities and independence

    • D. 

      An improvement in social interaction

    • E. 

      An improved sense of well-being

  • 10. 
    Talking Mats is a low-technology tool that allows a person with dementia to express their opinions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False