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Chapter 42

Assisted Living

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Assisted living offers quality of life with _______________, companionship, and social involvement. Independence
______________ living is a housing option for older persons who need help with ADLs yet wish to remain independent for as long as possible. Assisted
Assisted living offers help with ADLs such as bathing, dressing, _____________, toileting, eating, and walking. Grooming
Assisted living offers 24-hour ______________ and supervision. Security
Residents in assisted living have the same diseases and _______________ as persons at home, in hospitals, and in nursing centers. Illnesses
Requirements and features of assisted living units include a door that _____________ (the person has the key). Locks
Requirements and features of assisted living units include ______________ common areas. Lighted
Requirements and features of assisted living units include a _______________ that provides privacy. Bathroom
Requirements and features of assisted living units include _________ ___________ for the toilet and bathtub or shower. Grab bars
Requirements and features of assisted living units include adequate general and task _______________. Lighting
Requirements and features of assisted living units include appliances for food such as - sink, refrigerator with freezer, and __________ area for food and cooking items. Storage
Environmental requirements for assisted living units include ____________ water temperatures between 95-120 degrees F. Hot
Environmental requirements for assisted living units include a ___________ ____________ kit that is accessible by employees. First aid
_______________ is often a requirement of ALR residents. Mobility
Most ALR staff are trained in the needs and ___________ of ALR residents. Goals
Most ALR staff are trained in food preparation, service, and ______________. Storage
Most ALR staff are trained in early signs of ________________ and the need for health care. Illness
Most ALR staff are trained in the special needs of persons with ____________ disease and other dementias. Alzheimer's
Common requirements of ALR staff are _______________ background checks and fingerprint checks. Criminal
What is a written plan that lists the services needed by the person in an ALR? Service plan
The ALR often provides __________ meals a day and snacks. Three
Assist _______________ are provided at mealtime as needed. Devices
Staff may assist residents with eating, opening ___________, buttering bread, cutting meat, and so on at mealtime. Cartons
The following housekeeping measures help keep assisted living units neat and clean: dusting furniture at least ______________. Weekly
The following housekeeping measures help keep assisted living units neat and clean: vacuum floors at least ______________ and as needed. Weekly
The following housekeeping measures help keep assisted living units neat and clean: wiping up _______________ right away. Spills
The following housekeeping measures help keep assisted living units neat and clean: rinsing the ____________ after washing, shaving, or oral hygiene. Sink
The following housekeeping measures help keep assisted living units neat and clean: cleaning ________________ surfaces every day. Bathroom
Assisted living residents' rights include the right to live in a setting that promotes and supports _______________, individuality, independence, self-determination, privacy, and choice. Dignity
Assisted living residents' rights include the right to refuse ________________. Service
Assisted living residents' rights include the right to take part or _______________ to take part in social, recreational, rehabilitative, religious, political or community activities. Refuse
Assisted living residents' rights include the right to _____________ in correspondence, communication, visits, and financial and personal matters. Privacy
Assisted living residents' rights include the right to privacy in ______________ and health-related services. Hygiene
Assisted living residents' rights include the right to be free from physical ___________ used for discipline or staff convenience. Restraints
The following housekeeping measures help keep assisted living units neat and clean: emptying bathroom ________________ every day. Wastebaskets
Measure to keep food safe and prevent illness include: handling meat and poultry safely by following the safe handling _____________ of food labels. Instructions
Measure to keep food safe and prevent illness include: protecting ____________-__________ food and placing it in small containers. Left-over
Measure to keep food safe and prevent illness include: dating and _________________ left-over food as soon as possible. Refrigerating
Measure to keep food safe and prevent illness include: using liquid detergent and _____________ water to wash eating and cooking items. Hot
Measure to keep food safe and prevent illness include: washing cups and glasses ______________. First
Measure to keep food safe and prevent illness include: using a drainer to ________-_________ washed eating and cooking items. Air-dry
Measure to keep food safe and prevent illness include: rinsing dishes before loading them into the ________________. Dishwasher
Measure to keep food safe and prevent illness include: removing grease spills and splashes by using a _____________ surface cleaner. Liquid
Measure to keep food safe and prevent illness include: cleaning sinks with a _____________ cleaner. Sink
Measure to keep food safe and prevent illness include: _____________ of garbage, left-overs, and other soiled supplies after each meal. Disposing
When assisting with laundry you should wear ____________ when handling soiled laundry. Gloves
When assisting with laundry you should sort items by _____________ and fabric. Color
When assisting with laundry you should empty _____________. Pockets
When assisting with laundry you should fasten buttons, _____________, snaps, hooks, and other closures. Zippers
When assisting with laundry you should wash heavily soiled items ________________. Separately
When assisting with laundry you should select the correct wash cycle and water ________________ by following the care label directions and the persons preferences. Temperature
When assisting with laundry you should select the correct ________________ temperature by following the care label directions and the persons preferences. Drying
The six rights of ___________________ administration include the right medication, dose, route, time, person, and documentation. Medication
Nursing assistants never _________________ medication. Give
The person has the right to _____________ to take prescribed medication. Refuse
Your role in assisting with medication may involve _______________ the person it is time to take a medication. Reminding
Your role in assisting with medication may involve reading the medication ________________ to the person. Label
If an ALR resident has a _______________ about a medication you should report it to the nurse. Question
Pill _________________ have sections for days and times. Organizers
The person, family member or legal representative, a nurse, or a pharmacist ___________________ the pill organizer. Prepares
The medication __________________ includes the medication name, dose, directions, and route of administration. Record
A medication _______________ occurs if the person takes the wrong medication. Error
Medications are kept in a ________________ place. Secure
If the ALR stores the medication, it is kept in a ______________ container, cabinet, or area. Locked
The medication label contains the __________________ date. Expiration
ALRs have procedures for ________________ of expired or discontinued medications. Disposing
An __________________ director plans, organizes, and conducts the ALR's activity program. Activities
When emergencies occur some people may need help getting out of bed or _________________ to a wheelchair. Transferring
An __________________ is needed 24-hours a day in case of an emergency. Attendant
Residents can be transferred, discharged, or evicted from an ALR if the facility ______________. Closes
Residents can be transferred, discharged, or evicted from an ALR if the ALR can no longer meet the person's _______________ needs. Health
Residents can be transferred, discharged, or evicted from an ALR if the person fails to _____________ for services. Pay
Residents can be transferred, discharged, or evicted from an ALR if the resident fails to comply with ALR ________________ or rules. Policies
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