pre-employment assessments for

Elder Care Services

Our Elder Care Assessment is the perfect fit for HR teams at senior care organizations looking for actionable insights into prospective candidates.

The Baby Boomer generation advancing to an age requiring more personalized care has led to massive growth in this industry, which has led to a boom in hiring both in roles traditionally associated with elder care, as well as new roles driven by growth in certain sectors.

We have 15+ years of experience partnering with a variety of elder care companies, from home health care to assisted living facilities, memory care to hospice care. 

We have developed an understanding of the qualities that influence success in each role, and can filter your candidate pipeline to ensure only qualified candidates move forward.

Some of our elder care services clients include:

We have experience identifying high quality candidates to fill popular roles such as:

  • Care Giver
  • Sales Director
  • Registered Nurse
  • Home Health Aide
  • Orderlies & Attendants

Looking to fill a unique role on your team, or simply want to find candidates who will be successful in your office?

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HighMatch Elder Care Assessment

HighMatch Talent Insights Platform includes a highly configurable elder care assessment that’s fast, easy to implement and measures both personality and aptitude right out-of-the-box, as well as a fully custom solution that measures individual qualities that matter most to your organization.

Both solutions can be combined with skills assessments, either from our strategic partnership with one of the largest skills testing providers, or our native skills offerings

Combining skills testing with soft skills assessments can provide a holistic view of a candidate’s ability to be successful on the job, leading to better hiring decisions.

Elder Care Services
Personality Traits

There are a number of personality traits that often align with success in elder care facilities and at a client’s home, and are frequently requested by our clients.

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  • Attention to Detail: being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
  • Concern for Others: being sensitive to others’ needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job
  • Dependability: being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations
  • Integrity: being honest and ethical
  • Self Control: maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations
  • Stress Tolerance: accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations

The accuracy in pinpointing ideal candidates is unparalleled. I am able to submit what type of person I want to hire and [HighMatch] takes an applicant list of 300 and narrows it down to 20.

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Cognitive Abilities

While not as exhaustive a list as personality traits, there are also several cognitive abilities that often align with success in elder care facilities and at a client’s home.

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  • Vocabulary: is the measure of the richness of someone’s vocabulary.  It has direct bearing on their fluidity in communication and their ability to process and understand written documents and spoken instructions – as well as the ability to write and speak clearly and concisely
  • Rapid Problem Solving: is the ability to deal with many problems, one after another quickly. ​ It requires developed abstract reasoning skills to quickly recognize links and commonalities between seemingly unrelated objects.  It has direct bearing on an individual’s ability to diagnose problems quickly and recognize when unique solutions are needed
  • Logical Problem Solving: measures the ability to think through large, complex problems in a linear, step-by-step way.  It has direct bearing on an individual’s ability to weigh pros and cons of potential decisions, consider the consequences of potential courses of action, and choose the option that is most sensible


An in-home healthcare provider experienced a 63.6% drop in turnover after using HighMatch

Read how HighMatch was able to help a well-known healthcare provider improve their quality of care while decreasing their turnover rate and overall hiring, training, and overtime costs. 


Elder Care Services Skills

In addition to those traits and abilities mentioned above, there are several hard skills that candidates often have to demonstrate knowledge and experience in to be considered viable candidates.

Don’t see a skill you want to measure?  Have an existing custom skills test that you need help with?  Connect with our Services team today to learn how we can measure and report on any singular trait or ability you believe equate to success at your office.


  • Dosage Calculation:  This test assesses the skill level of the test taker by targeting such skill areas as the ability to calculate drug conversions, knowledge of clinical procedures in the context…
  • LPN/LVN Skills: this assessment covers topical areas, such as HIPAA regulations, clinical procedures, infection control and pharmacology. This test is appropriate for LPNs with at least…
  • Medical Terminology: this test measures the knowledge of different medical terms and abbreviations related to the human body, diseases and diagnosis.
  • Occupational Therapy Skills: this test assesses the skills level of candidates seeking a role helping people to build, regain and develop skills that are important for independent functioning

HighMatch offers the ability to test candidates for all of these skills and many more healthcare services skills tests through our strategic partnership with a leading skills provider.  Find out more by connecting with our Services team today.

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‘Hiring Better’ Fact Sheet

They look great on paper, sail through the interview, only turn out to be an entirely different person when they show up for work their first day. Sound familiar?

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HighMatch Elder Care Assessment

Ready to learn how an elder care assessment from HighMatch can help your senior care organization find better quality candidates, increase recruiter efficiency, improve diversity and reduce turnover?

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