# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 30139138

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Assess a client's mental status.

Definition

Assessment should include
  • recognition of changes in mental status
  • orientation to person, place, and time
  • level of consciousness
  • comparison to baseline.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the signs and symptoms of common mental disorders?
  • How should a home health aide respond to angry, aggressive behavior from a client?
  • When and how should a home health aide report an altered level of consciousness in a client?

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