Chapter 12: Caring for adults with long-term conditions

1. Individuals suffering from long-term conditions are 2–3 three times more likely to experience ______.

  1. mental health issues
  2. chronic pain
  3. acute infections
  4. poor mobility

Answer: A

2. A case management approach includes ______.

  1. holistic assessment, home care package, financial assistance
  2. provision of specialist equipment, hospital follow-up and carer support
  3. case finding, assessment, care planning, care co-ordination
  4. medication management, self-care support and advocacy
  5. housing assessment, benefits advice, home care package

Answer: C

3. Patient empowerment involves ______.

  1. ensuring the patient can look after themselves
  2. developing an inclusive and mutually beneficial relation­ship with patient/clients and carers
  3. the patient coming to terms with and effectively dealing with the consequences of their condition/s
  4. the patient accepting a passive role in decisions made about their care

Answer: B

4. The three phases of personalized care planning are ______.

  1. planning, implementing and reviewing
  2. preparing, implementing, evaluating
  3. preparing, planning, maintaining
  4. planning, evaluating and improving

Answer: C

5. Effective discharge planning processes should ______.

  1. start before or on admission
  2. be reviewed weekly
  3. involve all members of the multi-disciplinary team
  4. include a GP home visit

Answer: A