Dementia Awareness - Qp6

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Dementia Awareness Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is estimated that there are some 750,000 living with dementia in the United Kingdom and about 6.1 million people in the European Union (AS 2007).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    From statistics, it would appear that the “typical” carer for a person with dementia is an older person, female, working, not related to the person, and living with them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Primary stressors fall into the following categories:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Changes in the cognition and/or abilities of the person with dementia

    • B. 

      Behavioural and emotional changes

    • C. 

      The impact of caring on their usual activities (eg work and leisure)

    • D. 

      Changes in the nature of the relationship between carer and cared for

    • E. 

      Conflict and strain upon relationships between family and friends

    • F. 

      Economic strains

  • 4. 
    Wilson’s (1989) nine-stage model has been proposed to conceptualise the caregiving experience from its beginnings to its conclusion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Before an assessment is carried out with the carer, it is important to develop a care plan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Once a need has been identified the goal should be stated in terms that are: (Select the incorrect goal)
    • A. 

      Specific

    • B. 

      Measurable

    • C. 

      Affordable

    • D. 

      Realistic

    • E. 

      Timely

  • 7. 
    It is important that issues are not only identified, but that evidence-based interventions are employed to address these issues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False