Caring For People With Learning Disabilities - Qp6

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  • 1. 
    ‘Challenging behaviour’ is an all-embracing term used to describe or diagnose certain maladaptive behaviours that people with a learning disability exhibit for a number of reasons    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is challenging behavour
    • A. 

      It is behaviour that presents a serious risk to the physical safety of the individual

    • B. 

      It is behaviour that presents a serious risk to the physical safety of the individual, others and restrict the individual from taking part in everyday life

    • C. 

      It is behaviour which presents a serious risk to the physical safety of others

    • D. 

      It is behaviour which restricts the individual from taking part in everyday life

  • 3. 
    Select Three (3) the reasons why people with a learning disability might exhibit a challenging behaviour
    • A. 

      The effect of an underlying medical condition

    • B. 

      The effect of financial difficulties

    • C. 

      Effects of medication

    • D. 

      The effects of extensive dicipline

    • E. 

      Frustration resulting from communication problems or poor mobility/coordination and insufficient external stimulation

  • 4. 
    The self-stimulatory hypothesis is a theory 
    • A. 

      Suggests that each person needs a certain level of stimulation

    • B. 

      Suggests that each person needs no level of stimulation

    • C. 

      Suggests that each person needs a extreme levels of stimulation

    • D. 

      Suggests that each person needs a tactile levels of stimulation

  • 5. 
    It can be argued that a diagnosis of learning disability combined with a diagnosis of challenging behaviour is a dual handicap, with far-reaching implications for the person’s quality of life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Functional analysis is an approach which aims to discover the p0st-disposing factors to challenging behaviour and to understand how the inappropriate behaviour serves the individual.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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