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Fidelma

activity co ordinator From County Offaly, Ireland


About Fidelma: Work with care of the elderly 26 bed community nursing unit for the last 25 years as an activity co ordinator for the last 18

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Fidelma 10th Oct 2017 activity co ordinator

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Get family to bring in old objects from home antique say washing board what soap they used to wash clothes churn for making butter how they made it old leather suitcase when they left for work how much they got in first job you could do PowerPoint presentation also pics of old impliments I am Irish so I used following examples
Fidelma 10th Oct 2017 activity co ordinator

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Hi just wondering if anyone has ideas on health and wellbeing for staff as I am going on committee soon to imply it in our workplace any ideas welcome
Fidelma 10th Oct 2017 activity co ordinator

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I bring in old impliments like churn that makes butter washing board old iron suitcase an old leather one clay pipe baker pot great to get a discussion going what they used them for how you worked them etc I am from Ireland but whatever country use old stuff or pictures on PowerPoint if you can't get a hold on any also if you use a large picture put it in centre of room discuss what season it is what are they doing colours in pic etc
Fidelma 28th Mar 2016 activity co ordinator

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Thank you so much
Fidelma 25th Mar 2016 activity co ordinator

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hi fellow members, any ideas for me on starting a workshop,theme being Journey through life or any other ideas using art, or crafts something simple but effective that could be mounted on wall.
thanking you fidelma
Fidelma 23rd Dec 2015 activity co ordinator

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Thank you so much maria really appreciate your help
Fidelma 22nd Dec 2015 activity co ordinator

Reflections on 2015

Wishing everyone a happy healthy and peaceful xmas
Fidelma 9th Dec 2015 activity co ordinator

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Hi everyone was just wondering cd someone give me some guidance on doing a presentation about activities or has anyone a template to follow giving a talk to care assistants thank you fidelma
Fidelma 11th Nov 2015 activity co ordinator

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Thank yo for your help appreciate it fid
Fidelma 20th Sep 2015 activity co ordinator

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Hi everyone , i am getting a post as a activity co ordinator have been doing activities for the last 20 years but as a multitask attendant ,doing other duties like running a daycentre also but they have recognised all the gd work i have been doing and asked me to set up a activity programme in another nursing home tried it one day but it was tiring doing it all day trying to keep them going but afterwards matron said if i showed other staff the benifits of activities and set up a programme and visit what ever time suits me looking for ideas on a timetable or programme working for same healthboard but theynwant me to expand to another nursing home say one day a week or a few hours on a given day wd appreciate help to get started
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