Adheres to and conveys a philosophy that supports the dignity, privacy, independence, choices, and individuality of residents.
Conducts initial interview to determine activities the resident would be most interested in pursuing and/or participating.
Summarizes information obtained from each resident's activity and interest profile to determine which activities are of interest to the greatest number of residents. Plans and organize group activities around residents' interests.
Leads and/or oversees individual and group activities on a daily basis, encouraging resident participation.
Documents resident's participation in group and/or individual social/recreational programs.
Develops and distributes monthly activity schedules to residents and posted for easy reference by other team members.
Acknowledges resident's birthday, anniversaries, and special accomplishments by planning a small event and/or giving the resident a card, note, or small token.
Orders needed supplies (e.g., art and craft supplies, party supplies, etc) and maintain cost within budgetary guidelines.
Maintains the activity room area in a neat, clean manner. Picks up supplies after each activity and returns furniture to its original position.
Provides instructions and supplies for other team members or volunteers to assist with group or individual activities.
Take pictures of events, parties and other special occasions
Plans special “theme” days or months around holidays, seasons, or recognized days such as Father's or Mother's Day.
Reports any abuse, suspected abuse or alleged abuse to the appropriate agency(s).
Required: High School diploma
Required: Computer related documentation
Preferred: Meditech experience
Required: Qualified Activity Director
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