CNS Diversional&Recreational Activities for the Elderly Hi there. I work as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Diversional&Recreational Activities for the elderly. I work in a 43 bedded long stay unit. While i know the residents enjoy the activities programme available my biggest problem is other staff
Nurse Unit Manager Hi, I'm trying to write an ad for my local paper requesting skilled volunteers of any sort to share their passion, have any of you completed something similar in the past that you could share with me? Thanks Susan Activity Director Hi Phyllis It sounds like you have a good start
Nurse Hi all, I work in an aged care facility that supports both high care and low care residents.. we would love to start a raffle monthly that can be won by both staff and residents.. any ideas on what we could raffle? Thanks in advance for your ideas! Katrina Lifestyle Co-ordinator Why don't you
Kim, have you tried Party Entertainers? Here is their link. I hope it helps. Best wishes. http://www.entertainoz.com.au/entertainers/brisbane Kim Registered Nurse Hi Kim, Church groups quite often have small singing groups. You could also Google a country music group in your area.U3A also have various
. What would you do if you were not the activity director?? Personal satisfaction counts for something. Again GOOD LUCK No matter what you decide, it should feel right to you. Kim Registered Nurse Are you able to utilise volunteers to help lighten your workload. Your first priority is to yourself
. Frances Thanks Erica. I think they are different but you have answered my question, they work for a short time and that is what I have found. Kim Registered Nurse We found the muffs and pillows with buttons and bells caused a problem with low cognative people as they could pull these items off and put them in their mouths.
feet and legs. Then we can sit back and relax with a home made cool refreshing drink. Love it ... Thankyou! nurse What a brilliant idea I will certainly be trying this drink activity on Friday. I have signed up recently for the second year as a member. All the ideas are great. Thank so much Bernadette -Canberra.
Nurse hello I am very new to this site please help me with my monthly Calendar where do I start? Susan Activity Director Hi Arnitra I’m sure you will be very happy but this site because there are many helpful members who are very creative and of course helpful There are several ways to start
Nurse Hi! I'm a R. N. and was wondering how do all you Wonderful, valued people (DT, Lifestyle Coordinators, whatever your titles) know if someone is showing signs of depression, loneliness, sadness? Maybe need more engagement or 1 on 1. Do you rely on nursing staff to notify you? And if you do
Activities Coordinators Team Hello everyone from Chichester, West Sussex, UK! We have just joined and would like to say hello! Talita Hi Joanne, and welcome! Kim Registered Nurse Hi Joanne, Kim (male) from Bundaberg Australia, welcome. You are going to love this site. Diane Activity Coordinator