Chapter 22 Providing Care for People in Their Homes

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Tanie
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Chapter 22 Providing Care for People in Their Homes
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2015-10-16 14:02:51
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Chapter 22 Providing Care People Their Homes
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- Define home health care. - List the members of the home health care team - Explain the characteristics needed to be a home health aide. - Describe how to maintain your personal safety while working as a home health aide. - Describe how to maintain safety in the home. - Explain the measures used to control infection when providing care in the home. - Identify the responsibilities of the home health aide when providing personal care for a client in the home. - Discuss the role of the home health aide in assisting with home management. - Describe ways that a home health aide may assist with nutrition for a client receiving home health care. - Explain the rules for assisting with medications in home health care.
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  1. 1. Home health care begins with which of the following?

    A. Reimbursement
    B. Call from the client's family
    C. Case manager
    D. Referral
    D. Referral
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. 2. Which statement about home heatlh care is true?

    a. Most clients pay for the service from their personal finances.

    b. A home health aide is responsible for performing cleaning and household maintenance tasks at the client's request.

    c. The client must be homebound for Medicare to pay for the service.

    d. Home health aides spend the same about of time with each client.
    c. The client must be homebound for Medicare to pay for the service.
  3. 3. You are considering employment with a home health care agency as a home health aide.  you evaluate yourself for the characteristics needed to be a home health aide.  Which of the following would most likely interfere with your ability to perform you duties?

    a. Rigidness
    b. Organization
    d. Adaptability
    d. Reliability
    a. Rigidness
  4. 4. The spouse of one of your home health care clients offers you a check as a thank-you for all your help and support.  Which of the following should you do?

    A. Say thank you and accept the check
    B. Ask for cash instead.
    C. Refuse the gift gracefully
    D. Give the check to your supervisor
    C. Refuse the gift gracefully
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. 5. You arrive at a client's  home and find that the client has a small dog.  The dog seems friendly.  Which of the following should you do?

    a. Allow the dog to approach you to get to know you.

    b. Pet the dog gently to introduce yourself.

    c. Look at the dog in the eye to assume control.

    d. Have the client move the dog to another room.
    d. Have the client move the dog to another room.
  6. 6. you are providing care to a client in her home.  Which of the following would you do first to address infection control in the home?

    A. Clean the client's environment
    B. Clean you stethscope
    C. Put on gloves
    D. Wash you hands
    A. Clean the client's environment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. 7. You are performing generally housekeeping tasks and need to clean the bathroom after assisting a client with bathing.  Which of the following would be best to use?

    A. Full-strength ammonia
    B. A solution of bleach and water
    C. hydrogen peroxide
    D. A solution of alcohol and water
    B. A solution of bleach and water
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. 8. you are reviewing he care plan for a client and find that you are to prepare a meal for him.  Which of the following would you do first?

    a. Question the client about what he likes to eat.

    b. Check the refrigerator to see what food is available.

    c. Look for any meals that may be in the freezer.

    d. Call the home health care nurse for more information.
    a. Question the client about what he likes to eat.
  9. 9. When serving a meal to a client, which action would be least helpful in making mealtime enjoyable?

    a. Making sure the client is comfortable.

    b. Serving hot foods hot and cold foods cold.

    c. Varying the meal time schedule

    d . Including foods that are different colors
    c. Varying the meal time schedule
  10. Homebound
    Adjective used to describe a person who is unable to leave his or her  home without assistance.
  11. Abandonment
    Withdrawal of one's support or help from another person, despite having the responsibility to provide this support or help.

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