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Activities Officer in an Aged Care Facility
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Cultural diversity is an important factor influencing senior care. Providing culturally sensitive care is essential to supporting the elderly from diverse cultural backgrounds.
The surrounding environment has a profound impact on people living with dementia. Along with clever architecture and design, there are many other ways in which Activity Staff can enhance the physical environment to improve the lives and reduce the daily struggles of people living with dementia.
Most people have experience filling out forms and this activity is a great reminder of how to do a simple life skill. I've found this activity great for distracting those who 'want to go home', ask them to if they would mind filling out the paperwork first, sit them down, present them with a form, give them a pen, have a quick look in their care plan so you can help them with some of the info they may struggle with.
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A Guide for Activity Coordinators working in Senior Care. Ask your clients for feedback regarding your Program and how to improve it. Survey template included.
Here is a Sporting Terms Quiz representing 25 of the sporting events at the Olympic Games. This quiz can be used as a competition and given out to individuals, or, as a group game by writing up the sporting terms column on a white board and having the residents call out the related sports.
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