Module 5: Psychosocial care

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  • 1. 
    List at least six things you would want to know about the history of a resident:
  • 2. 
    List 4 good topics when reminiscing with your resident:
  • 3. 
    How would you know a resident might be depressed? Name a least 5 symptoms
  • 4. 
    How does knowing a resident's previous coping michanisms in life help us as caregivers?
    • A. 

      It helps us to decide what medications are best for the resident

    • B. 

      It helps us know what can make a resident feel better

    • C. 

      It does not help us; the resident is older now

  • 5. 
    What can help a resident to feel sage and secure?
    • A. 

      Keeping other residents from walking in his room without permission

    • B. 

      Keeping your promises

    • C. 

      Monitoring the resident for care needs

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    You can promote bonding by:
    • A. 

      Giving the resident his medication

    • B. 

      Giving the resident plenty of "alone time" so he can relax

    • C. 

      Helping the resident form meaningful relationships by pointing out what he has in common with other residents

    • D. 

      Discouraging group activities

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      B, c, d

  • 7. 
    A resident will have a good sense of esteem if you:
    • A. 

      Do all of his personal care for him

    • B. 

      Don't bring up his past work so he does not miss it

    • C. 

      Review on a monthly basis his increasing need for care

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What should you do if you suspect your resident is depressed?
    • A. 

      Suggest the family purchase some herbal remedies

    • B. 

      Tell the resident it will get better; just act happy

    • C. 

      Report changes immediately to your supervisor

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    When a spiritual advisor, minister, etc. comes to visit a resident, it is helpful if we:
    • A. 

      Ask them not to visit too often, as the resident may become a fanatic

    • B. 

      Provide a quiet area for visiting

    • C. 

      None of the above

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