Dementia Awareness - Qp1

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Dementia Awareness Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dementia is considered to be a genetic disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In relation to dementia, in 2001 it was estimated that there were ______ people with dementia.
    • A. 

      13.8 million

    • B. 

      700000

    • C. 

      1.5 million

    • D. 

      850000

  • 3. 
    With specific regard to people with dementia, five principles can be seen to be essential.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Dementia is a ______ and ______ disease that at the present time has no cure.
    • A. 

      Chronic, persuasive

    • B. 

      Chronic, persistent

    • C. 

      Chronic, problematic

    • D. 

      Chronic, progressive

  • 5. 
    Kitwood (1997) outlined ______ “access routes” into the world of the person with dementia.
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Eight

  • 6. 
    Poetry: Kitwood (1997:76) notes: 
    • A. 

      Through attempting to experience some of the aspects of the dementing process for ourselves, we can gain valuable personal insights.

    • B. 

      There are some aspects of the human experience for which ordinary prosaic forms of speech are too thin, too linear, too precise.

    • C. 

      The ability to think “outside the box” when observing behaviours that the person with dementia is engaging in.

    • D. 

      Speaking to people with dementia directly to elicit their experiences of the illness will assist in gaining an insight into what it is like to have dementia.

  • 7. 
    As a consequence, the person with dementia may experience:  (Select two)
    • A. 

      The willingness of those around them to give them a diagnosis

    • B. 

      Their spouse being given information that is not shared with them

    • C. 

      Being given false reasons or explanations as to what is occurring

  • 8. 
    In Stage Two, denial, living in the past, attachment, empathy and withdrawal are possible responses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    ______ specifically referred to issues surrounding the diagnosis process and access to relevant services as a consequence of the diagnosis.
    • A. 

      Stigma

    • B. 

      Dissatisfaction

    • C. 

      Concerns

    • D. 

      Desires

  • 10. 
    Traditionally, dementia was seen as an illness that comprises three stages, with each stage being defined by a score on the ______-Mental State Examination (Folstein et al 1975).
    • A. 

      Midi

    • B. 

      Mini

    • C. 

      Maxi