Dementia and Confusion Test

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1. About half of the cases of dementia are caused by Alzheimer's disease.
TrueFalse

6. In dealing with dementia, it can help to speak loudly and rapidly.
TrueFalse

2. No causes of dementia are curable.
TrueFalse

7. One particularly bad time of day for many people with dementia is
DawnMidnightNoonSundown

3. Alzheimer's disease steadily gets worse.
TrueFalse

8. Hoarding is one common form of behaviour for those with dementia.
TrueFalse

4. Which symptom is NOT characteristic of moderate dementia?
Complete disorientationRepeating wordsIncontinenceLoss of focus

9. If incontinence is a problem, it can help to schedule regular visits to the toilet.
TrueFalse

5. People with severe dementia sometimes have seizures.
TrueFalse

10. Which technique is NOT a good idea to help keep a client oriented to reality?
Announcing your nameAsking the client's nameAlways doing something differentSpeak clearly and simply


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