Chapter 2: Person-centred Care

1. Person-centred care promotes ______.

  1. respect and shared decision making
  2. empowerment and enablement
  3. respect for autonomy
  4. all of these

Answer: D

2. Three pillars used to implement person-centred care are ______.

  1. communication, partnership and health promotion
  2. communication, partnership and respect
  3. empowerment, partnership and health promotion
  4. communication, empowerment and health promotion

Answer: A

3. Shared decision making is an important part of person-centred care because it ______.

  1. includes the person in decisions about their own care
  2. improves personal power for the person
  3. enhances a person’s dignity
  4. all of these

Answer: D

4. If a patient asks you to make the decisions you should ______.

  1. try to persuade them to change their mind
  2. give them time to reflect and try again later
  3. respect their decision
  4. ask their relatives to intervene

Answer: C

5. Which of the following is NOT identified as a key principle for person-centred care?

  1. dignity, respect and compassion
  2. coordination of care
  3. involving the multidisciplinary team
  4. personalised care and interventions

Answer: C