Which of the following observations about restorative care should be reported to the nurse?
signs of depression
Which of the following statements is true of a nursing assistant's role in restorative care?
The NA should recognize that setbacks occur and reassure the resident.
Regular activity and exercise help improve
The quality and health of the skin
Where should the NA be when helping a visually-impaired resident walk?
The NA should be beside and slightly in front of the resident.
When a resident can walk, he or she is
Moving a body part away from the midline of the body
Bending a body part is called
Passive range of motion exercises are done
When a resident cannot move on her own
Which of the following terms refers to the type of ROM exercises that a resident does on his own, without any help from the NA?
Active range of motion (AROM) exercises
Immobile residents should be repositioned every ____ hours.
Which of the following is an example of a prosthesis?
An artificial eye to replace an eye that has been lost
Which of the following is a guideline for assisting with bladder or bowel retraining?
NAs should encourage residents to drink plenty of fluids
Which of the following body parts is included in passive range of motion (PROM) exercises?
How many times should each range of motion exercise be performed for each body part?
at least 3 times
Which of the following canes has four rubber-tipped feet?
How should a resident use a cane to aid ambulation?
Place the cane about six inches in front of his stronger leg.
What should an NA do if a resident's walker seems too short for the resident to use properly?
The NA should inform the nurse