Raising our profile: psychometric testing and social care
Date: Fri Feb 2013
"Can you spot a good support worker or nurse as soon as they walk through the door? The evidence of Winterbourne View and the recently published Francis report demonstrates, beyond any doubt, that clearly we can’t.
There is a well-established link between personality and people’s behaviour, between character traits and attitudes towards others. Yet we in social care appear to pay little or no attention to finding out what this link might be. Which is why I was pleased to see that the Francis report strongly recommends the introduction of aptitude tests..."
To read more of MacIntyre MD Bill Mumford's blog post for the VODG (Voluntary Organisations Disability Group) please click HERE