Organized Recreational Specialist offering 18-years background planning and conducting therapy and recreational programs for residents. Empathetic and kind professional possessing excellent interpersonal and time management abilities. Skillful in drafting budgets for programs, planning activity calendars and promoting socialization and participation in various activities. Proficient in SOS and PCC documentation and care planning for the residents and sharing with the other disciplines that are involved in the care planning (Social Work, PT and OT, Nursing and Dietary).
Implement and take place in family meetings and conference calls concerning residents and their progress, or sometimes the need to meet and decide about hospice care if the resident is at appoint where they are failure to thrive. Holding Residents Council Meetings to hear exactly what the residents likes and dislikes are and what they would like to see happen in the future. Giving ideas for activities and outings for the up coming months using good listening skills at all times.
Knowing all the residents dietary restrictions and making sure they are followed at all times by having a dietary sheet for all units when doing any food related programs. Being very conscientious with residents, staff, and family members.
. Cared for clients with diagnoses of Dementia and Alzheimer's (Adult Dementia/Alzheimer Social Day Care) giving participants appropriate fun activities during the day so family members who care for them could get break.
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