Assisted Living Caregiver (ALC) Certification Exam

The ABHCP Elder Caregiver (EC) Certification Exam is intended to provide you with the most common responsibilities and duties that you will be dealing with as a Senior/Elder/Assisted Living caregiver.

Topics Covered by the Exam:

  • Residents Rights
  • Communicating Effectively with Residents
  • Managing Personal Stress
  • Preventing Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation
  • Controlling the Spread of Disease and Infection
  • Record Keeping and Documentation
  • Service Plans
  • Nutrition, Hydration and Food Services
  • Assisting in the Self-Administration of Medications
  • Social, Recreational and Rehabilitative Activities
  • Fire, Safety and Emergency Procedures
  • The Aging Process
  • Assisting Residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Vital Signs
  • Medications
  • Oral Hygiene, Grooming & Bathing
  • Skin Integrity
  • Residents with Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Communicating with Residents Unable to Direct Self-Care
  • Providing Services and Life Skills
  • Managing Difficult Behavior for Residents Unable to Direct Self-Care
  • Developing & Providing Social, Recreational & Rehabilitative
  • Activities for Residents Unable to Direct Self-Care
  • Risk Management, Fall Prevention and Ambulation