Atria Woodbriar Park Memory Care Activities Specialist in Falmouth, Massachusetts
Leads assigned Life Guidance programs and develops service plans. Offers adequate and diversified recreational activities to residents with sufficient supervision for each activity. Proactively involves all Life Guidance staff in the planning and implementation of the daily program which includes all activities of daily living. Plans individual birthday celebrations for each resident. Develops programs for residents including, if applicable, programs designed for residents confined to their rooms. Engages and motivates residents resulting in program participation. Greets new residents making a special effort to include and engage them in activities and introduce them to others in the community with similar interests and backgrounds. Assists in planning parties and activities as well as decorating the community according to the season and/or holiday throughout the years as well as planning monthly birthday parties to honor residents. Supports and actively participates in the communitys census building initiatives. Maintains records of all activities, resident participation levels and acceptance of each activity by residents as required by state law. Assists Life Guidance Director in enlisting the services of volunteers to aid the activities program. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years prior experience with an adult population developing and implementing activities and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a working knowledge of the methods of recreational therapy or activity programming and their application to activity and leisure needs of residents with Alzheimers/Dementia. Required certification(s) based on current state regulations. Able to work various schedules and shifts as needed.