I would like to share with you a story about a beautiful man named Jim who came into our care and how his experience in our facility made me see that my job was so important and how much of an impact we could make on someone’s life.
As an experienced activity coordinator in residential aged care I am sharing with you my experience and tips for your shopping trips with seniors. When I first joined the activity team we had a shopping trip to a shopping centre once a fortnight. We would usually take a group of up to 12 people, a […]
The Australian Football League Grand Final 2018 will be held in Melbourne on Saturday the 29th of September and telecast on TV. I always make it a special day for my residents who love AFL football and create a great atmosphere for the day.
While working in residential aged care I was asked if someone in our team would like to run a meditation group. I have always practiced and been interested in meditation so I jumped at the chance to run the weekly group in our facility.
A great way to start the morning in memory care. This activity would be held while enjoying our morning tea shortly after our walking group, we would commence with news and views every morning.
This is a great art activity for Seniors that everyone can enjoy and create a beautiful piece of art work. These types of simple creative activities can be enjoyed by a person living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, It’s an activity that turns out well giving everyone who participates a sense of achievement.
In Montreal, Canada an Aged Care center has created an innovative way to keep their residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia safe.