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Chapter 8.9 Describe how to assists residents with special needs
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Examples of assistive devices:
Plate guards, and drinking cups.
_________ OR _________ devices for eating help people feed themselves.
Assistive / Adaptive Devices
The __________ is an example of a physical cue.
Verbal cues must be _________.
Short and Clear
Wait until the patient has finished one task, then start on ______.
Use the face of an _____________ to explain the position of food to visually impaired residents.
Always place food in the ______ side.
For residents with Parkison's disease, tremors, or shaking can make it difficult to eat. Place food and drinks _____ so that the resident can reach.
If a resident has poor sitting a lance, seat him in a _______.
Regular Dining room with armrests, rather than a wheelchair.
Proper position in a chair, means ____.
Hips are at a 90 degree angle, knees are flexed, and feet and arms are fully supported.
If residents lean to one side of the table while sitting down, ask resident to ___________.
Keep his elbows on the table
If resident is in a ______-_______, a wedge cushion behind the head and shoulders may be used.
What do you do when a resident bites on utensils?
Don't forcefully take utensil out, Ask for him to open his mouth
How do you trigger swallowing?
Gently press down on the tone when taking the spoon out of the mouth. Or you can try to gently press down on the top of his hear with your hand.
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