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) How would a home health aide promote security for a client while bathing?
Miscellaneous
2) When a consumer offers the direct care worker a tip for the services. The direct care worker should:
Documentation
3) The direct care worker provided several services during one home visit. The direct care worker documented that only one service was done. When the supervisor reviews the consumer's service record, which statement will the supervisor be most likely to make?
Miscellaneous
4) The direct care worker has many responsibilities. Which one below is NOT one of the responsibilities?
5) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
6) A home health aide is performing perineal care for a female client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
7) Which of the following is FALSE?
Miscellaneous
8) The Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrust) should be used if the consumer is:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
9) When shaving a consumer?s face with a blade shaver (razor blade) it is important to FIRST:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
10) When helping the consumer to dress, which of the following is NOT correct?
11) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
12) A home health aide hears a client say "Everybody would be better off without me". Which of the following may be the reason for saying this?
13) Which of the following is not a fear of a terminally ill client?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
14) The direct care worker is going to bathe the consumer. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
15) Common sites for pressure sores are:
16) A home health aide measures the blood pressure of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the measurement?
17) A home health aide sits with a client during a meal. Which of the following is encouraged of the home health aide?
Basic Infection Control
18) How many times during a home visit should a direct care worker wash his or her hands?
19) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
20) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
21) A consumer complains to the direct care worker that another worker neglected her. The direct care worker should:
22) A home health aide bathes a client without his or her permission. This is an example of what type of unethical behavior?
Toileting
23) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
Confidentiality
24) The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a law that protects:
25) A home health aide is performing passive range of motion exercises. Which of the following is not true regarding these exercises?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
26) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:
27) A home health aide assists transferring an immobile client. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
28) 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:
Handling of Emergencies
29) Part of a direct care worker's job is to report "critical incidents." An incident can be changes in a consumer?s behavior or condition, or accident that happens to the consumer or the worker while working with the consumer. When reporting a "critical incident", the worker should:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
30) Which of the following is NOT correct regarding elastic stockings?
31) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
32) Providing well balanced meals that limit fatty foods would help the consumer who has one of the following illnesses:
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
33) A direct care worker slaps a consumer. This is an example of:
Meal Preparation and Feeding
34) The consumer has a history of difficulty with chewing and swallowing. The direct care worker should:
35) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
36) Which of the following should be noted when counting respirations?
37) 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?
38) Which of the following is not a characteristic of a caring employee?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
39) If a consumer can't do his or her oral hygiene, the direct care worker should:
40) 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?
41) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
Confidentiality
42) Mr. Smith confides to the direct care worker that he is not happy with one of his children’s drug use behaviors and doesn’t want anyone to know. The worker should:
43) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
44) 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?
45) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
46) Which of the following is a violation of a client's rights?
47) A home health aide sees a nice pair of sunglasses that belongs to a family member of a client and decides to take them for his or her own usage. This is an example of which of the following?
Documentation
48) 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:
49) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
50) Miss English has decided to wear two sweaters instead of one because she says she is always cold. The two sweaters make her look \"funny\". The direct care worker should:
51) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
52) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
53) The consumer has severe arthritis. The consumer's medications come in child proof bottles. The direct care worker should:
54) Which of the following can come as a result of hypertension?
55) Which of the following is not true regarding signs and symptoms of clients with extreme blood sugar levels?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
56) 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:
57) Which of the following is not a job responsibility of a home health aide?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
58) An angry consumer curses loudly at the direct care worker. It would be BEST for the direct care worker to:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
59) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
60) 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?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
61) A confused consumer begins to cry out suddenly. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
62) A home health aide is moving a client's entire body. Which part of the body should he or she move last?
63) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
64) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
65) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
66) Which of the following guidelines is not true regarding a client's meal?
67) Which of the following is an exception to the right to wear one's own clothes?
Toileting
68) When assisting the consumer with using the bathroom in their home, the direct care worker should:
Miscellaneous
69) A consumer gives the direct care worker $50 as a birthday gift. The direct care worker should:
70) A home health aide comes to the room of a client who has just recently smoked a cigarette. Which of the following is true regarding measuring the oral temperature?
Confidentiality
71) The meaning of confidentiality is:
72) 6. Which of the following accurately describes diarrhea?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
73) The direct care worker notices that the consumer has multiple sizes of guns lying around the house and doesn't know if they are loaded or not. The direct care worker is afraid of guns. What should the worker do first?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
74) The direct care worker who assists with meal preparation for a consumer with no dietary restrictions should:
75) A home health aide has noticed that a client has a hard time hearing instructions. Which of the following could the assistant do to help improve communication?
Universal Precautions
76) The major recommendation of universal precautions is to minimize contact with which one of the following?
77) 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?
78) A home health aide cleanses a client's genitals and anus. What type of care is he or she performing?
79) The right to choose a certain pharmacy is guaranteed by which of the following?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
80) A consumer's dentures should be stored in:
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
81) Mr. Smith tells the direct care worker that he has had pain for three days and no one cares. The direct care worker should:
82) A home health aide confines a confused, ambulatory client to her bed. Which of the following may occur?
Handling of Emergencies
83) 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:
84) Whose responsibility is it to answer the telephones and take messages?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
85) Mr. Jim likes to go outside for walks. He is a little unsteady, but he has a walker to assist him. The direct care worker should:
86) Why should a home health aide soak a client's hands in warm water when caring for a client's nails?
87) A home health aide has a client that refuses pain medications based on cultural beliefs. Which of the following should the home health aide do in response?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
88) The consumer is on a low sodium diet and should AVOID:
89) Which of the following is not an activity of daily living?
90) What provides the body with the energy it needs to function properly?
Toileting
91) 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:
Toileting
92) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
Universal Precautions
93) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?
94) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
95) A home health aide is assisting a client to sit on the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
96) A home health aide is severely inappropriately touched by a client. Which of the following represents what the home health aide should do?
97) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
98) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
99) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?

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