Care Advantage Psychometric pre-employment screening: A low cost process supporting the key Aged Care compliance requirements of Quality of the Service and Safety of the Service.
The government has been very clear in the establishment of its new regulator and compliance standards,
as well as the terms of Royal Commission, that its commitment to Quality and Safety is the foundation of
the Aged Care system it is seeking to build.
Performance risk is not about misconduct, it is about (at times) deliberate and more often, casual neglect,
lack of empathy, or the lack of personal interaction that impacts clients and residents. The Workforce
Strategy Taskforce reported feedback from the sector that somewhere between 20% - 30% of existing
employees were not suited to a care environment. This is principally where performance risk is found.
The challenge to providers around Performance Risk will be seen most clearly in 2 areas:
Address workforce risk with Care Advantage
Care Advantage pre-employment assessments are being used extensively within the sector to address
Performance and Misconduct risk and its impact on Compliance, Operational and Commercial outcomes.
Our users, some of whom assess over 1000 applicants per month, have a clear process that readily
demonstrates a critical part of their approach to provide an effective and reliable workforce through:
Ask us for further detail on how our pre-employment assessments can help address the new Aged Care Standards, specifically Standards 1, 7 and 8.