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Occupational Therapists Effectively Training Caregivers: Effective Communication And Care For Persons Living With Dementia

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1.  What challenges do occupational therapists face when providing caregiver training?
  1. People do not know what they do not know.
  2. Caregivers may think that they understand how to communicate with and physically assist the patient, but that is not always the case.
  3. Often, there is caregiver burnout.
  4. All of the above
2.  How many people are living with Alzheimer's dementia in the US?
  1. 3 million
  2. 4 million
  3. 5 million
  4. More than 6 million
3.  What is NOT an element of person-centered care?
  1. Organizational structure and supportive managers for necessary supplies, training, and support
  2. Cookie cutter approaches
  3. An understanding of the challenges and needs of the client
  4. Individualized care and a connection between the patient and caregiver
4.  What is an important criterion of validation training?
  1. Just because someone is not acting out or crying does not mean that they are not scared and do not need a connection
  2. Make eye contact and connect with the patient
  3. Provide a meaningful intervention (example: singing a familiar song) and give them time to respond
  4. All of the above
5.  What modification for leisure tasks is NOT recommended?
  1. Know background and individual interests
  2. Make sure the client does the activity without breaks to simulate real life
  3. Activity times should be based on the patient's routine
  4. Environment should not be overstimulating

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