Wandering And Elopement Risks And Reason Trivia Quiz

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Wandering And Elopement Risks And Reason Trivia Quiz

Different patients exhibit different behaviors based on what they are ailing from. Patients that are suffering from Alzheimer’s have been known to be prone to wandering and elopement risks and therefore need to be watched or measures placed to ensure their safety. Take up the quiz below and get to see how much you know about these risks and how to control them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Must be checked every few minutes

    • B. 

      Repeatedly seeks the whereabouts of the caregiver or another person

    • C. 

      Opens doors repeatedly, checking to see if someone is there

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The resident follows closely behind a person

    • B. 

      Trailing can stress out other residents who are being trailed

    • C. 

      The resident may trail caregivers or visitors as they leave the facility

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Excessive and aimless walking may have serious effects on a resident's health. These effects include:
    • A. 

      Weight loss, dehydration, and fatigue

    • B. 

      Malnutrition, loss of appetite, and stress

    • C. 

      Exhaustion, mental fatigue, and headaches

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Though any type of wandering could lead to an invasion of privacy, what kind of wandering is often associated with the invasion of privacy of other residents?
    • A. 

      Trailing

    • B. 

      Excessive

    • C. 

      Inappropriate purpose

    • D. 

      Nighttime walking

  • 5. 
    Nighttime walking is a kind of wandering in which the resident frequently wanders at night. To best serve this resident, caregivers should:
    • A. 

      Chick on the resident frequently throughout the night

    • B. 

      Ensure the physical environment in comfortable (enough blankets, nightgown fits appropriately, etc.)

    • C. 

      Ensure comfort and give reassurance

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not considered a high-rist time of day for wandering?
    • A. 

      After waking up

    • B. 

      During entertainment

    • C. 

      Shift change

    • D. 

      Before and after visitors

  • 7. 
    List as many wandering interventions as possible: