These questions measure how the caregiver’s past experience could be applied to their future work in the home care industry and determine if they would act appropriately in a difficult situation.
In home care, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to handling every single client. It’s important that caregivers can quickly assess situations and identify how to best handle the situation at hand.
4. Skills questions
Skills questions and tests are used to measure very job-specific knowledge and skills. While some companies choose to use pre-employment tests to evaluate these areas, targeted interview questions can also help.
These questions can address what to do in case of a stroke or the basics of medication management to ensure that your caregivers have the knowledge necessary to get started.
While having the principles to react to certain situations in a calm and collected manner is critical. Knowing the ins and outs of the industry is just as important.