In this section you will find templates of forms and documents that you can adapt to suit your clients. Save time by implementing tried & tested resources!
Most residential facilities have their own attendance form however for those of you looking for something different, or if you find the template you are currently using is inadequate, here is a sample and template attendance form.
How to write objective, concise and professional Progress Notes. 4 pages of sample progress notes included.
Here is a sample of a Life Story Template for you to use.
These are only ideas, you may have questions of your own relevant to the person you are talking to.
A newsletter is an asset to your facility and an effective way of letting all concerned know what's going on. Remember that you are writing about the residents and for the residents.
There are a few ways to record programmed actitives attendance. This is an individual one. The advantage of this one is that you can see at a glance how the resident is doing.
The 'Health & Lifestyle Survey' is a tool used to determine whether the respondents have a positive view of the facility and the care being provided.
The evaluation of social outings can be done in various ways. Keep in mind your objectives for the outing and write about your observations.
This sample program is for acute Dementia care. Some people like to do it weekly, others monthly. Download the form and adjust it to suit you.
The Diversional Therapists Annual Report is a wonderful forum by which to communicate effectively to your manager and peers without letting your emotions get in the way.
The attached sample calendar is for the sole use of the Leisure Coordinator or Recreation Therapist, so she/he can swop and change dates as they see fit. If dates fall on the weekend you may change it for a weekday.