Activities for Nursing Homes

Golden Carers offers a huge range of activity ideas for Nursing homes, hostels and respite centres. Our range of activities is updated frequently and is separated into convenient categories including:

We also provide calendar activity ideas month by month for special days throughout the year.

Our range of assisted living resources includes activities for one-on-one, arts & crafts, calendar events, male specific, outdoor, quizzes, multicultural, cooking, social, trivia and much more.

Enrich the lives of Nursing Home residents with our range of stimulating activities! There are so many ways you can bring joy and fulfilment with thoughtful activities for people in Nursing Homes.

We also invite you to share your experiences and ideas with our large community of caregivers. If you have some tried and tested activities from the Nursing Home where you work, please share your experience.

Browse through our directory of activities for Nursing Homes and documentation for Nursing Homes and other aged care facilities.

A few of our activities & resources


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15 Activities for Late Stage Alzheimer's Disease

15 Activities for Late Stage Alzheimer's Disease

Dealing with the effects of Alzheimer's Disease is a long and challenging process for the everyone involved. It is especially difficult when the late stage of the illness is reached.

3 Comments Alzheimer's
How to start a Leisure & Lifestyle Program for Aged Care

How to start a Leisure & Lifestyle Program for Aged Care

Starting a Leisure & Lifestyle Program requires creative thinking and enthusiasm. Your main point of reference will be the assessment of your clients.

5 Comments Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's Disease - 16 practical activities

Alzheimer's Disease - 16 practical activities

Developing practical, efficient and meaningful leisure programs for people with Alzheimer's Disease requires creative thinking.

20 Comments Alzheimer's
Recycled Magazine Scrapbooks

Recycled Magazine Scrapbooks

Beautiful scrapbooks made from recycled magazines. Make them to suit the interests of individuals. Thanks Kellie for this wonderful activity!

13 Comments Member Submitted Alzheimer's
Paper Airplanes

Paper Airplanes

Ideal for men, this activity will foster friendship and bring much laughter. It would be helpful if you could find a male volunteer to sit with participants and remind them of different ways to make paper airplanes.

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Recycled Dream Spring Tree

Recycled Dream Spring Tree

To celebrate spring make a 'dream' tree composed of spring flowers and blossoms. You may also include recycled paper flowers with painted flowers as per the example spring tree above.

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Daily Living

Daily Living

Engagement of residents in tasks they used to do in their own home. A very calming activity.

15 Comments Alzheimer's
Balloon Games

Balloon Games

Gentle exercise for the arms as well as an opportunity to socialize!

22 Comments Alzheimer's

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