Elder Abuse Exam

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Child abuse is common in the world today and a lot has been done concerning it. However, are you aware that there is elder abuse? If you didn't, now you do. The quiz below tests your knowledge on elder abuse.


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is frequently a characteristic of a potential perpetrator or abuser?
    • A. 

      Elderly and Socially Isolated

    • B. 

      Younger adult relative

    • C. 

      75-year-old grandmother

    • D. 

      Dependent adult with specific physical limitations that restrict the adult to carry out normal activities

  • 2. 
    The most common financial abuse cases involve adult children of At-Risk Persons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The definition of exploitation or financial abuse is the illegal or unfair taking of an At-Risk Person’s funds or property for another person’s benefit and to the disadvantage of the At-Risk Person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is frequently a characteristic of an abused At-Risk Person?
    • A. 

      Elderly and socially isolated

    • B. 

      Young male adult

    • C. 

      Caregiver

    • D. 

      All of choices above

  • 5. 
    State law is the primary source of requirements, sanctions, remedies and protections related to abuse of elders and other At-Risk Persons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    At-Risk Persons include elderly adults over the age of:
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      55

    • C. 

      60 or 65, depending on your state

    • D. 

      45 or younger

  • 7. 
    Persons over the age of 18 with a specified physical, mental or other limitation that restrict the person’s ability to carry out normal activities, take care of oneself, or to protect his or her rights are considered At-Risk Persons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Elder financial exploitation is the theft of money, property or belongings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Who can be the victim of financial exploitation?
    • A. 

      Only elderly people

    • B. 

      Only elderly people with dementia

    • C. 

      Anyone can be the victim

  • 10. 
    If any employee suspects that a customer is the victim of elder financial exploitation they should immediately report it to the Audit and Compliance Department.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False