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Activity Assistant

Company: Brentwood Nursing Home
Location: Warwick
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Brentwood Nursing Home - The Activities Aide is responsible for facilitating a supportive, social atmosphere that promotes a sense of well- being, dignity and purposefulness for the residents in their care. Recreation staff are expected to lead planned and spontaneous, group and individual recreation activities/ programs as assigned by Activities Director.
Recreation staff will follow all department/facility policies and procedures to assure that the spiritual, emotional and social needs of all residents are met and maintained.
- - - - - - High School Education Diploma or GED required.
- - - - - - - - - At least one years' experience in long term care.
- - - - - - - At least one years experience in an Activities Department in the health care field preferred, or equivalent.
- - - - - - - Either volunteer or paid experience with geriatric/frail elderly preferred.
- - - - - - Instructs/ Leads a wide variety of recreational activities/programs including but not limited to music, arts, crafts, discussion, parties, social group, trips, special events and entertainment, active and passive games, sensory type activities, seasonal activities, movies, bingo, etc.
- - - - - - Prepares and operates any equipment essential to recreational activities such as DVD players, electronic music equipment, microphones, speakers, tablets, I pads, etc.
- - - - - - Stores and properly maintains all recreational equipment and supplies.
- - - - - - Participates in appropriate staff meetings as directed.
- - - - - - Documents in resident care plans, progress notes, initial/annual assessments, and MDS assessments, attendance records as required by facility and departmental guidelines.
- - - - - - Prepares and serves refreshments as needed at activities within facility and department guidelines.
- - Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent Resident care information according to HIPPA regulations to assure Resident rights are protected.

Keywords: Brentwood Nursing Home, Warwick , Activity Assistant, Other , Warwick, Rhode Island

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