How Much Do You Know Sundowning? Trivia Quiz

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How Much Do You Know Sundowning? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the term Sundowning refer to?
    • A. 

      People who feel tired after sunset.

    • B. 

      People with dementia that have behavior problems in the late afternoon and evening hours.

    • C. 

      People who enjoy watching sunsets.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    The symptoms of Alzheimer's disease include deficits in:
    • A. 

      Memory

    • B. 

      Visual-spatial orientation

    • C. 

      Concentration

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following may not describe a resident with sundowning behavior in the late afternoon or evening?
    • A. 

      Suspicious

    • B. 

      Playful

    • C. 

      Confused

    • D. 

      Agitated

  • 4. 
    Some of the causes of sundowning may include:
    • A. 

      Lack of evening activities

    • B. 

      Difficulty seeing at night

    • C. 

      Gender

    • D. 

      Both "a" and "b"

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements best describes a care provider's role in caring for a resident with sundowning?
    • A. 

      Provide a calm environment and activities

    • B. 

      Force the resident to calm themselves down using a firm tone of voice

    • C. 

      Ignore the resident's behavior because it is just a plea for attention

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Sundowning interventions include:
    • A. 

      Providing enough daytime activities.

    • B. 

      Monitoring the resident's diet.

    • C. 

      Removing or preventing environmental causes.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    If a resident is showing symptoms of sundowning and is becoming increasingly agitated with a particular caregiver, the best solution is to:
    • A. 

      Talk with a commanding tone of voice until the resident changes their behavior

    • B. 

      Threaten an appropriate form of disciplinary action

    • C. 

      Ask the caregiver to move away and bring a different caregiver in

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Which of the following may contribute to success in managing sundowning behavior?
    • A. 

      Small groups

    • B. 

      Physical exercise

    • C. 

      Way finding

    • D. 

      Stimulating the senses

    • E. 

      All of the above