Health And Social care - Qp14

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Health And Social care - Qp14

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  • 1. 
    Everyone has the right to communication and there are several guidelines and standards in place to protect those rights and make communication accessible to all.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Human Rights Act of 1988 states that everyone has the right of ‘freedom of expression’.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    There are influences that affect the ability to communicate effectively, and the environmental setting can play quite a part, which includes:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Other noise in the area can be overwhelming if someone uses a hearing aid.

    • B. 

      For those with hearing impairments who rely on additional signs to help them understand what is being said.

    • C. 

      How you view yourself in relation to the individual is also important so that you can both see each other’s faces and body language.

    • D. 

      You need to consider your position in relation to space and positioning, as someone can feel threatened if another person stands or sits too close.

  • 4. 
    People with pre-lingual deafness have already learned how to speak, so will usually try to adapt that as a way of communicating and rely heavily on other supporting methods like lip-reading.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Age is the main cause of sight loss with over ______ of people over 65 having conditions like cataracts or macular degeneration.
    • A. 

      70%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      90%

  • 6. 
    Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) is the term used to describe when communication is replaced by or supported with things such as objects, photographs and symbols.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Touch is important for people with hearing or sight loss, and is used sometimes to attract a person’s attention by placing a hand on their shoulder so that they know you are there.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Having difficulties in communication which are not supported can lead to the individual becoming withdrawn and becoming depressed and indifferent to others, and is basically a denial of their rights at any age and regardless of their condition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    As a support worker, you will be expected to offer the full range of services that could be available to a person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    At the review we will compare the abilities of the individual against the baseline assessment to see the effectiveness of the support.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Most of the changes and outcomes must be recorded and this will form the new baseline for the next encouraged phase of support and review.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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