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Sally 18th Apr 2023 Activity Director
I have ONE vocal, often pessimistic person who impacts the vibe of my activities. I'll try to redirect her, but it is a real challenge. She attends everything. There are times when she is an asset.

She is in a early stage of dementia.

Any suggestions on how I can do better in trying situations with her in a group?
Susan 19th Apr 2023 Activity Director
Hi Sally
One thing that comes to my mind right away, is to have this person be part of a robot leader
Often one people are part of the solution. Their attitude is much better
You could try some or all of this also
Use some of these cheerful quotes
Reading this article may help you also
Cecilia 28th Mar 2024 Life Enrichment Coordinator
Our residents don't seem to mourn or talk about a passing resident in a way that they might need counseling. When a resident passes at our facility we post a picture along with their obituary and it stays up until the funeral, so they know the resident passed, but not much talk after a day. Sometimes they see when the undertaker takes the covered body away.
So what should I look for to see if the resident is in need of grief counseling?
LEC/Activities Director

Susan 30th Mar 2024 Activity Director
Hi Cecilia
Thank you for your insight

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