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Christina

Activity Co-ordinator From England, United Kingdom


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Christina 9th Jun 2015 Activity Co-ordinator

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is this only possible on an iphone?
Christina 29th Jul 2014 Activity Co-ordinator

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Can I ask about gloves? I have done some basic cooking and food prep activities, sometimes with gloves and sometimes without. Putting the flimsy rubber gloves on some residents takes such a long time, very very fiddly and they get very frustrated too.
Christina 29th Jul 2014 Activity Co-ordinator

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Hi, we have a gentleman in our care home who has Alzeimers, he used to do some carpentry. Any ideas of some meaningful activities/projects he could do to rekindle his love of working with wood. It would need to be something he could do fairly independently under the occasional watch of carers or myself.
Christina 30th Apr 2014 Activity Co-ordinator

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Hi , is anyone a member of the Spark of Life site? If so, whats it like and is it worth joining. Solange suggested I place this query on the forum.
Christina 30th Apr 2014 Activity Co-ordinator

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Hello Jeanette Thank you very much for your comments and advice, very useful. Your lillypilly site also looks great. You are most fortunate to have volunteers. I have only been in this job for 6 months and there were no volunteers in place when I started and nothing has changed. Its an area I desperately need to address. I would quite like to have some 'specialist' volunteers on board for doing art activities. Hopefully I will think up some ways to attract people to helping out. best wishes, Tina
Christina 27th Apr 2014 Activity Co-ordinator

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Hi, as an activity coordinator my home requires me to display a weekly program/schedule of activities and events. Its supposed to look like there is something on morning and afternoon. However I am having trouble working out how this fits in with working in a 'person centred way'. Surely the person centred approach means that there are likely to be several different activities going on, some one to one, some small group, some larger. To some extent those activities may be quite spontaneous and 'in the moment'.. difficult to predict on a Sunday evening when preparing a schedule. I think the concept of a timetable/schedule is for promoting the home to visitors.. perhaps. The carers always ask me 'what's on today?' and I feel I have to state an activity, time and place. Any advice or comments greatly appreciated.
Christina 27th Apr 2014 Activity Co-ordinator

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Thank you Laura, fab ideas. with best wishes, Tina
Christina 26th Apr 2014 Activity Co-ordinator

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Hi does anyone have any ideas of activities that would suit a resident who used to be a keen golfer? Thanks
Christina 25th Apr 2014 Activity Co-ordinator

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Hi All, I work at a care home where we are aiming wherever possible to do person centred activities. We have a man who often talks about how he was evacuated in the war. Any ideas for activities which would be suitable? Thanks
Christina 11th Mar 2014 Activity Co-ordinator

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Hi Anjanie .. .love this idea ... could you please give some examples of the kinds of things that are written on the notes, thanks, Tina K
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