Rhyming Riddles 1 Recreational Activities Officers Wow my printer & laminator are working overtime. I love everything about Golden Carers. I am in the process of putting together quiz books etc for our SCU. I printed a few off and one of our nurses wants more. She said she has a large group
Diversional Therapist Hi Margaret, Yes, it is sometimes very difficult to motivate clients. However, here are a few tips on motivation: Appeal for clients 'help'. By telling them they are doing it for a good cause make them feel good. For instance, almost every resident has a favourite nurse
leisure & Lifestyle / Nurse Could others please share the tick sheet thy use to record residents activities. I am using one a present that isnt working. Thanks Dee Darla Recreation and Rehab Manager Good Morning Deidre, Our facility tick sheet was ineffective as well. I found we revamped it to fit
day centre coordinator Hi, Can any one who is using a WII for activities let me know what they think of their residents using it. Iam thinking of purchasing one from Ebay and would like to know if there are any quizzes or mental stimulation games that are worth considering.I have looked at WII
something specific in that area in collaboration with our chef and head nurse. Hence this means we hold our happy hour twice (not on the same day) to cater for the different needs of residents.
Nurse Can anybody recommend activities to do for a men's group? I work in a short-term respite cottage and have an all male group coming in a few weeks time but I'm at a loss of activities for them! They don't particularly like crafts or bingo, so looking for activities a little out of the box! Thanks for your help! Susan Activity Director There are many suggestions on golden Carers https://www.goldencarers.com/for-men/
Tissue Paper Sun Catchers - Easter Bunny activity co ordinator Made suncatchers with laminate sheets and tissue and template. No glue. Very successful. They loved watching the picture emerging from the laminate. Lifestyle coordinator Have tried to download bunny and it states there is a problem - or is it just me thanks. Clinical Nurse Consultant i have tried this and it looks great - we have used stars and flowers instead of the bunny.
Activities Co-Ordinator I have been tasked with putting together an activity for the residents for dignity day (1st Feb) but am struggling to come up with an idea. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks. Susan Activity Director Hi Martin What level of function do the residents have another word
Nurse/Diversional Therapist I am looking for ideas on how to organise a Family Trivia Night at our facility, any suggestions would be appreciated. Shelley Music therapist Are you looking to it game show style? Such as Jeopardy. You can pick categories for the different generations-even Disney
Program Director/Nurse I absolutely love this site. I work with older adults with some form of dementia and there is such great activitiy ideas here. I have paid for other activity sites but they do not compare to your site. I use it all, the calendars, games, activities.Thank you so very much Talita Thank you so very much for your feedback Brenda, we appreciate it so much! All the best x