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Question:

When communicating with a non-verbal resident, which of the following should the nurse aid not use?

A Assuming resident has no way of communicating and provide routine care.
Explaination

Being non-verbal does not mean that a patient is unable to communicate. The patient may be intelligent and able to know what others say. The patient often has the ability to communicate through gestures or facial expressions. Picture or word boards can be useful. Asking questions with yes-or-no answers, such as “Are you in pain?” let the patient respond. To increase patient's knowing, their family can provide methods.