Dementia Awareness - Qp5

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Dementia Awareness Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There is a link between a person’s attitudes to therapy and the goals that they seek to attain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The perceived rationale is to improve our morale and attitudes, this is achieved by means of getting to know the person better and, as a consequence, improving the quality of care we give.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    ______ gives practitioners guidance on what interventions should be utilised with people with dementia in order to improve both the process and outcomes of care.
    • A. 

      NICE/SCIE (2003)

    • B. 

      NICE/SCIE (2005)

    • C. 

      NICE/SCIE (2007)

    • D. 

      NICE/SCIE (2009)

  • 4. 
    When writing care plans, the similar needs of people with different types of dementia should be addressed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Adverse side-effects of Galantamine includes:  (Select four)
    • A. 

      Nausea 17%

    • B. 

      Diarrhoea 10%

    • C. 

      Pain 9%

    • D. 

      Headache 8%

    • E. 

      Headache 15%

    • F. 

      Vomiting 23%

    • G. 

      Vomiting 7%

    • H. 

      Dizziness 10%

  • 6. 
    The “Enhanced Lifestyle Through Optimal Stimulus” model emphasises the following:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Valediction

    • C. 

      Lowered anxiety

    • D. 

      Positive stimulus

    • E. 

      Teamwork

  • 7. 
    Wandering is a multi-minded determination to walk that is unresponsive to persuasion: (a) with no or only superficial awareness for personal safety (for example, an inability to return; impaired recognition of hazard); (b) with no apparent regard for others (for example, in terms of time of day, duration, frequency or privacy); or (c) with no regard for personal welfare (thereby disrupting the essential behaviours of eating, sleeping, resting).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The care of the person with dementia at the end of life offers challenges to all concerned (Peacock 2008). These include issues for:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      The informal carers

    • B. 

      The family

    • C. 

      The formal carers

    • D. 

      The specialists

    • E. 

      The person with dementia

  • 9. 
    According to the World Health Organisation (2002:84), palliative care is:  “an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and spiritual”
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Palliative Needs of People with Dementia includes:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Weight gain

    • B. 

      Pain

    • C. 

      Emotional distress

    • D. 

      Muscle twitches

    • E. 

      Infections and fevers