Activities Assistant

Posted by The Green Home
Wellsboro, PA
March 22, 2019

Job Details

Assists with the preparation and implementation of a therapeutic and recreational activity
program in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards,
guidelines and regulations, and internal established policies and procedures.
Responsibilities:
Accept responsibility and accountability for all assignments. Complete required paperwork
for charts, department records, etc. in compliance with established procedures.
Assist with scheduling, implementing, preparation, clean-up of activity programs;
returning all materials/ supplies to storage area; properly care for equipment & supplies.
Assist in supervising volunteers. Assist in the suggestion and development of new
activities, assuming responsibility for one major facility wide activity per year.
Assist in scheduling movies, planning parties and providing games/materials to the
residents.
Observe and follow appropriate procedures concerning the facility’s corporate
compliance program.
Conduct small and large group activities as well as one-on-one visits with residents
providing sensory stimulation, reality orientation or solace.
Demonstrate/teach residents various procedures to promote their social, physical and
emotional well-being.
Exhibit a spirit of flexibility and cooperation and has a pleasant, friendly and
compassionate personality treating both residents and coworkers with dignity and
respect; represent the facility in a professional manner.
Follow the chain of command guidelines for inter-facility problem solving.
Interact with residents regarding the importance of activities, encouraging them to
participate in recreational, therapeutic and religious activities and become involved in
various events.
Interview residents frequently to assess activity interests, participation, needs or
suggestions for the activity program.
Know role in disaster and fire plan. Attend training, meetings and in-services as required.
Assist with feeding residents as requested. Collects and documents meal ticket
purchases and communicates the information to other departments as necessary.

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