8- Encouraging Residents To Receive Personal Care

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Remove the soiled clothing at night when the resident is sleeping

    • B. 

      Let the resident continue to wear the clothing, it is their choice

    • C. 

      Do not allow the resident to put on the same clothes in the morning

  • 2. 
    Which of the following may be the cause of a resident becoming aggressive when performing personal care?
    • A. 

      Feeling pain and not being able to communicate it

    • B. 

      Not understanding what is being done to them

    • C. 

      A caregiver invading their personal space

    • D. 

      The resident feeling overwhelmed

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Encouraging a resident's family to bring items that are familiar and comforting to the resident can help bring a sense of home to the resident.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When beginning a shower or bath:
    • A. 

      Set the water temperature so that it is comfortable

    • B. 

      Let the resident feel the water with their hands first, and then adjust the temperature to their wishes

    • C. 

      A & c

  • 5. 
    A very cool room temperature is always the best environment for toileting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When a caregiver is brushing the teeth of a resident, use:
    • A. 

      Quick vigorous brush strokes

    • B. 

      Use gentle short strokes

    • C. 

      Caregivers may never brush a resident's teeth

  • 7. 
    When a resident sits down for a meal:
    • A. 

      Ask them to eat as quickly as possible

    • B. 

      Use an authoritative tone of voice and tell them to "eat now"

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    If a resident wishes to eat when pacing, a banana may be a good food choice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Finger foods are not encouraged as they may make the resident feel like a child.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When serving a resident their meal, many time it is easier for the resident if you:
    • A. 

      Place one ready to eat item from the meal on the table before the resident sits down, and then bring the remaining items one at a time

    • B. 

      Have the resident serve themselves from serving bowls at the center of the table

  • 11. 
    Surrounding the resident with 3 or 4 care staff when toileting may:
    • A. 

      Offer a sense of security

    • B. 

      Cause fear and resistance to toileting

  • 12. 
    When a resident is making inappropriate weather related clothing choices:
    • A. 

      Tell the resident that they may not wear those clothes and pick something the caregiver feels is more appropriate

    • B. 

      Let the resident wear whatever they want

    • C. 

      As the weather changes throughout the year, pack up in storage boxes the inappropriate clothing so the resident will have appropriate choices in their drawers/closet

  • 13. 
    It is best practice when bathing a resident to make sure they are close to the hot water controls so the resident may adjust temperature as desired.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    In some cases, it is more comfortable for a resident to undress in their room, place a robe on, and then enter the bath area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False