Certified Senior Care Aide Certification Exam

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There are 100 questions. You will have 120 minutes to finish all 100 questions.
You can take this exam as many times as you like. A score of 75% is required to pass

1) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
2) A physician just finds out that a certain client has cancer. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
Miscellaneous
3) The direct care worker has many responsibilities. Which one below is NOT one of the responsibilities?
4) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
5) What is the general goal for skin care when bathing a client?
6) A home health aide measures a client's temperature at 102 degrees Fahrenheit. Which of the following will be affected by this above average temperature?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
7) Which of the following is FALSE?
8) A physician just finds out that a certain client has pneumonia. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
9) Which of the following may be affected by a client's cultural beliefs?
10) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
11) Which of the following is not promoted by bathing?
12) A home health aide exposes a client's body while bathing. This is an example of which of the following forms of unethical behavior?
13) Which of the following is not an activity of daily living?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
14) A consumer's dentures should be stored in:
Meal Preparation and Feeding
15) The consumer had a doctor's visit since the worker's last visit and tells the worker "I have to eat foods that are high-iron". Knowing the consumer's preferences, the worker suggests one of the following:
16) A home health aide is assisting a client to transfer from the bed to a wheelchair. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
17) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
18) A client should be able to have confidential communication with visitors about which of the following services?
19) Which of the following is true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
20) Which of the following is a violation of a client's rights?
21) A home health aide is working on the range of motion in a client's knee. Once the home health aide hits the point of resistance, what should he or she do?
22) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
23) A direct care worker slaps a consumer. This is an example of:
24) A client's neighbor comes to the facility and asks about information regarding the client's file. If the home health aide shows the neighbor the file, the home health aide is guilty of which of the following?
Toileting
25) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
26) Abuse can be infliction of injury, unreasonable confinement, intimidation or punishment with resulting physical harm, pain or mental anguish and/or willful deprivation by a caretaker of goods or services which are necessary to maintain physical or mental health.
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
27) If a consumer can't do his or her oral hygiene, the direct care worker should:
28) Which of the following rights guarantees a client the ability to complain about his or her care without a fear of criticism?
29) A client wants to wear a pair of sunglasses in the facility at night time. Which of the following is the appropriate action of the home health aide?
30) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
31) A client has just been diagnosed with dementia. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
32) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
33) A home health aide cleanses a client's genitals and anus. What type of care is he or she performing?
34) A home health aide records a client's vital signs. Which of the following is not considered a vital sign?
35) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
36) It is important for the direct care worker to remain in front of the consumer for a few minutes after they stand up and before helping them to a chair, bed, or start to walk because:
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
37) The direct care worker is busy doing Mr. Clean?s light housework. Mr. Clean asks the direct care worker to help him write a letter. What should the direct care worker say?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
38) A consumer complains to the direct care worker that another worker neglected her. The direct care worker should:
Handling of Emergencies
39) Upon entering the consumer's home, the direct care worker finds the consumer on the floor crying, in pain, and holding their arm which is bent in an awkward position. The direct care worker should:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
40) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
41) An angry consumer curses loudly at the direct care worker. It would be BEST for the direct care worker to:
42) A physician has been yelling at a client every day. The physician is violating which of the following rights of the client?
43) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
44) Which of the following is FALSE?
45) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
46) A home health aide assists an immobile client with moving. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
Miscellaneous
47) When a consumer offers the direct care worker a tip for the services. The direct care worker should:
48) A home health aide is recording the intake and output of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
49) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
Miscellaneous
50) The consumer tells the direct care worker that they aren't happy with the person who is the consumer's power of attorney or guardian. The direct care worker should:
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
51) For children, abuse and neglect is reported to:
52) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
Universal Precautions
53) The major recommendation of universal precautions is to minimize contact with which one of the following?
Toileting
54) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
55) You receive a puncture wound by a sharp object. What is the proper procedure following the event?
56) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
Basic Infection Control
57) The basic measure for preventing spread of disease is:
58) Which of the following is true regarding a client's right to manage his or her own finances?
59) Which of the following does not represent an example of neglect?
60) Which of the following defines what it means to follow your gut?
Toileting
61) When assisting the consumer with using the bathroom in their home, the direct care worker should:
Meal Preparation and Feeding
62) The direct care worker who assists with meal preparation for a consumer with no dietary restrictions should:
Meal Preparation and Feeding
63) The consumer has a history of difficulty with chewing and swallowing. The direct care worker should:
64) Which of the following can come as a result of hypertension?
65) Which of the following will affect a client's nutrition?
66) A home health aide is performing perineal care for a female client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
67) While helping Mrs. Spratt prepare her meals, the direct care worker notices that Mrs. Spratt keeps dropping things with her right hand, can't hold her fork without shaking, and seems to lean to her right side when sitting at the table. Mrs. Spratt didn't do those things yesterday. The direct care worker should:
68) Which of the following does a manager handling a client's finances need to report?
69) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
70) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?
71) A home health aide assists transferring an immobile client. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
72) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
73) For older persons, abuse and neglect is reported to:
74) Which of the following is not an example of the Client's Bill of Rights?
75) A home health aide is performing oral care for a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
Documentation
76) Every consumer receiving homecare services will have a record that is kept at their home. All services, interventions and uncommon observations are to be recorded. The direct care worker notices that "prepare lunch" hasn't been recorded for several days while they were off. The direct care worker should:
77) A home health aide is performing passive range of motion exercises. Which of the following is not true regarding these exercises?
78) Why should a home health aide avoid using products like talcs and powders on a client?
79) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
80) Hair care consists of:
Toileting
81) The consumer must use a urinal while in bed. The direct care worker should do all of the following but ONE ? select the one that the worker should not do:
82) Which of the following is not a job responsibility of a home health aide?
83) Why should a home health aide soak a client's hands in warm water when caring for a client's nails?
84) Which of the following is not a fear of a terminally ill client?
Universal Precautions
85) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
86) Mrs. Jones tells the direct care worker that she would like her hot dog fried not put in the microwave. The direct care worker has never fried a hot dog. The direct care worker should:
87) Which of the following does the Omnibus Budget and Reconciliation Act of 1987 give clients the right to make a decision about?
88) The right to choose a certain pharmacy is guaranteed by which of the following?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
89) When giving the consumer a bed bath, it is good to:
90) A home health aide is expected to find a pressure ulcer in all of the following places except:
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
91) Common sites for pressure sores are:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
92) A confused consumer begins to cry out suddenly. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
93) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
94) Which of the following is an example of false imprisonment?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
95) Shampooing a consumer who is confined to bed includes:
Miscellaneous
96) A consumer gives the direct care worker $50 as a birthday gift. The direct care worker should:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
97) When helping the consumer to dress, which of the following is NOT correct?
98) A client reports a change in condition to the home health aide that the home health aide found surprising. Which of the following should the home health aide do?
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
99) Mrs. Tune needs assistance doing the laundry. The direct care worker is not familiar with Mrs. Tune?s type of washing machine. The direct care worker should:

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