Chronic conditions cannot be cured.
An indicator of maximized quality of care.
| A.| Clinical practice guidelines are implemented|
| B.| Interpersonal aspects of caregiving are emphasized| | C.| Processes are improved|
| D.| Desired outcomes are achieved|
People _____ years of age and older are generally categorized as elderly. Answer
| A.| 65|
| B.| 80|
| C.| 70|
| D.| 55|
Example of an intramural service.
| A.| Respite care|
| B.| Assistive living facility|
| C.| Home health care|
| D.| Adult day care|
Example of an extramural community-based service.
| A.| Adult day care|
| B.| Meals On Wheels|
| C.| Assistive living facility|
| D.| Home health care|
The majority of people 65 years of age or older in the United States are in fair to poor health. Answer True
Section 202 housing is available to which group of people?
| A.| Low-income families|
| B.| Low-income and disabled|
| C.| Anyone age 65 and over|
| D.| Low-income people who are 62 years or over|
What is a transitional care unit?
| A.| A facility that renders intense rehabilitation therapies.| | B.| A hospital unit that treats multiple chronic problems requiring hospital-level care.| | C.| A subacute care unit located in a skilled nursing facility.| | D.| A subacute care unit located in a hospital.|
Who is the largest payer for hospice services?
| A.| Medicare|
| B.| Medicaid|
| C.| Veterans Administration|
| D.| Private insurance|
Who is the largest payer for home health services?
| A.| Private insurance|
| B.| Medicaid|
| C.| Private individuals|
| D.| Medicare|
The medical director of the nursing facility reports to the
| A.| board of health|
| B.| director of nursing|
| C.| administrator|
| D.| governing body|
What is the minimum requirement for RN staffing in nursing facilities? Answer
| A.| An RN must be employed on each tour of duty.|
| B.| An RN must be employed for eight consecutive hours per day, every day of the week.| | C.| For every three LPNs (LVNs), there must be one RN.| | D.| An RN is not required if the DON has a bachelor's degree in nursing.| 2 points
A patient with dementia can have
| A.| delirium|
| B.| both depression and delirium|
| C.| neither depression nor delirium|
| D.| depression|
A plan of care must be prepared within ____ days of completing the assessment. Answer
| A.| 14|
| B.| 5|
| C.| 7|
| D.| 3|
At which stage of dementia are you likely to observe long-term memory loss? Answer
| A.| Very severe|
| B.| Severe|
| C.| Mild|
| D.| Moderate|
Residents can get both active and passive stimulation during individual as well as group activities. Answer True
Depressed residents should be involved in structured group activities as opposed to informal group activities. Answer True
Sensory deprivation speeds up degenerative changes in mind and body. Answer True
Evaluation of activity programming should focus on whether or not expected outcomes are being achieved. Answer True
The desired areas of service for volunteering should be chosen by the volunteers, not by the activity director. Answer True
Volunteers should be...