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First Periodical Test Exam

Caregiving 8

I. Multiple Choice. Choose the letter of the correct answer. Write your answer before the number.

1. A caregiver can be which of the following?


A. Friend C. Home Healthcare Worker
B. Member of the family D. All of the above
2. What does a caregiver do?
A. Arrange appointments
B. Provides transportation
C. Helps with house cleaning or yard work
D. All of the above
3. What questions should you consider before becoming a caregiver for a loved one?
A. How long will they need one?
B. Will friends and relatives be involved as well?
C. What is their level of functioning?
D. All of the above
4. Caregiving most often involves which of these relationships?
A. Spouse caring for elderly husband
B. Middle-aged parents caring for severely disabled adult child
C. Adult child caring for an elderly parent
D. Adult caring for other relatives
5. Which of the following is a sign of caregiver stress or burnout?
A. Anxiety
B. Feelings of guilt
C. Trouble eating or sleeping
D. All of the above
6. Why is it common for caregivers to feel guilty?
A. They resent their loved one
B. They feel they aren’t doing enough for their loved one
C. They aren’t spending enough time with their family
D. All of the above
7. What heakth risks associated with caring for a loved one?
A. Poorer emotional and physical health
B. Depression
C. High stress level
D. All of the above
8. Which of the following is not recommended as a way to relieve caregiving stress?
A. Having a glass of winr to unwind
B. Meditating
C. Exercising
D. Yelling in your car with the windows rolled up
9. Where can a caregiver find support?
A. Community support groups
B. National support groups
C. Home health agencies
D. All of the above
10. It is a supportive care provided in the patients’s home by healthcare professionals or by family mem bers
and friends.
A. Healthcare C. Family care
B. Home care D. Professional care
11. _________ is a nursing care which provided in a home environment, rather than in a medical faciliy.
A. Doctor C. Home nursing
B. dentist d. Professional care

II. True or False. Write true if the statement is correct and false if t is wrong.Write your answer before
the number.

12. A person must be chronically ill to need caregiving


13. Caregivers are more likely to be depressed than non-caregivers.
14. Female caregivers experience greater emotional stress than male caregivers.
15. Frequent change of position cannot prevent bed sores.
16. Caregivers need to put their own feelings and needs aside and focus on their loved one.
17. Most caregivers are men
18. Caregivers must live with or close to the person they’re taking care of.
19. Maintaining good body posture for the bed patient is not the responsibility of the home nurse
20. Caregivers only help with physical tasks.
21. A caregiver can sometimes help too much
22. Body posture means the position of the parts of the body, head, trunk, arms,legs and their relation to
one another.
23. Caregivers tend to feel good about themselves.
24. Finding support is one of the most important things caregivers can do.
25. A bed that is too short is uncomfortable and leads to bad posture.
26. Caregivers are vulnerable to chronic health problems.
27. Anger, guilt and grief are common feelings for caregivers.
28. Caregiving often leads to socual isolation
29. Visitors should be present in the sickroom during treaments of any kind unless their help is needed.
30. Cleanliness and orderliness are both important to the patient’s comfort and welfare.

III. Enumeration.

31-35. Give at least five characteristics of a Home Nurse.

36-40. Explain why cleanliness and orderliness are both important to the patient’s comfort and welfare?