Activity Director with a strong knowledge in elderly care, Alzheimer's care,staff development and management .Proficient in Activity planning including an activity calendar based on people's interests, strengths and preferences Active member of a interdisciplinary team in a long-term care facility assisting in medical wellbeing decisions. 10 years experience in an senor care setting, with 4 years as an Activity Director.
Activity Director course providing education on running a successful activity program.
Training thru the Alzheimer's Association on facilitation of watercoloring sessions for people with Dementia and Alzheimer's
Education on providing activities of dally living, eating, showering, and other personal hygiene to people living in a long-term care facility.
Educate Alzheimer's unit staff on current practices on successful Dementia and Alzheimer's management. Providing daily programing for those residents. Supporting staff and family in care meetings. evaluate people for appropriateness of Secured Alzheimer's unit.
Provide formal, individual and independent activities for primarily elderly people. With programming based on residents' preferences and strengths. Record in medical chart on people living in nursing home in compliance with Federal & State regulations. Complete community newsletter and calendar. Coordinate volunteer program with dog, music and art Therapy. Attend Care planning meetings with families and residents. Manage activity budget. Manage and educate activity department staff and Volunteer.
Implemente activity programs as scheduled. Meet specific need of residents by following careplan in medical record.Communicate residents concerns and responses to interventions to immediate supervisor. Assist resident to and from activity programs and outings. Record residents' attendance and participation in individual and group activities. Provide assistance to Activity Director on assessment and evaluation of residents participation when requested.
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