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Abby 16th Sep 2020 Service Coordinator
Hi All,
I have been beginning to brainstorm ideas for October and Halloween. Does anyone have ideas of what they are doing with their residents?
Thanks!
Susan 16th Sep 2020 Activity Director
Hi Abby
Here are some ideas
https://www.goldencarers.com/search/#stq=halloween&stp=1
I’d like to have the staff decorate pumpkins and have the residents
vote on which one they like the best
I also like to do some smaller group activities about Halloween
In the afternoon I like to have a party whete residents and staff can get dressed up
We also had a costume contest having the residents vote again
For the party you will need the help of the food service department
Let us know how it goes
Eniko 17th Sep 2020 Activity
Pumpkin picking
Pumpkin painting
Pumpkin carving
Hats and wigs day
Harvest
Working with things from the nature forexample leaves painting
Auyumn picknick
Sensory activities, taste differrnt flavours (autumn themed)
Kristen 18th Sep 2020 Activity Director
It's so hard Abby with COVID! I'm going to do room to room sensory items related to Halloween, spooky treats, arts and crafts, pumpkin painting, etc. For Halloween I'm kind of stumped because we normally have a party with entertainment. I might do a parade down the halls but besides that I'm stumped!!
Susan 19th Sep 2020 Activity Director
Hi Abby
I thought I responded to this post before but apparently it got lost
Anyway October is a fun month for activities
Mainly I like to talk about Columbus
https://www.goldencarers.com/christopher-columbus-trivia/5999/
and Halloween
https://www.goldencarers.com/search/#stq=Halloween&stp=1
As you can see there are many things to celebrate in October
This depends on your facility and your residents
https://www.goldencarers.com/calendar/october/
I think it is very necessary to talk about Residents Rights month
https://www.goldencarers.com/calendar/residents-rights-month-activities/187/
Susan 19th Sep 2020 Activity Director
Thank you for your input Kristen

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