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Summary of the Health Care Aide test

This Health Care Aide test evaluates a candidate’s ability to assist patients at home, in a care facility, or in a similar environment. This test will help you hire health care aides who make a daily positive impact on patient health and well-being.

Covered skills

  • Patient Care Techniques

  • Assisting in Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and First Aid Skills

  • Soft Skills in Healthcare

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Health care aides, nursing assistants, home care aides, and personal carers


Role specific skills


10 min




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About the Health Care Aide test

The right health care aide can be transformational in the lives of patients and their loved ones. Whether in the context of a care facility, a patient’s home, or a similar environment, health care aides are on the front lines of fostering patient quality-of-life. This position requires the mastery of both care techniques and interpersonal skills.

The best aides provide a wide range of services to clients, acting as care-givers, companions, advocates, and liaisons with other health care providers. Whether you are hiring a nursing assistant, home care aide, or personal carer, finding the best personnel will have an enormous impact on the health, safety, and wellness of your clients.

This Health Care Aide test evaluates candidates’ abilities to apply patient care techniques, provide basic life support and first-aid, and assist in activities of daily living. This test will also assess candidates’ soft skills in patient interaction.

Candidates who perform well on this screening test will have the appropriate knowledge and intuition required to provide outstanding care to your patients. These candidates will excel in promoting not only the health and safety of the patients they interact with, but the patients’ dignity and broader well-being.

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The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Sarah S. L.

Sarah S.L. is a registered nurse who has 11 years of experience in freelance writing and editing, with many clients in the healthcare industry. Her projects have included writing study guides for nurses and medical professionals and making practice questionnaires to help test takers ace the NCLEX and other professional body exams.

When she isn’t working in healthcare or writing articles, Sarah loves to travel the world and cook amazing food with her husband and daughter.

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