To provide stimulation and social engagement to residents through a wide and varied activities programme. Responsible for the planning, coordinating and delivery of activities within the care home, ensuring all residents are offered a varied and meaningful choice of activities, throughout their stay.
Main duties and responsibilities
Assess mental and physical needs of all residents regularly in conjunction with senior care staff to ensure most appropriate activities are conducted.
Develop community links with local groups i.e. churches, charities, schools and local authority
Building relationships with local entertainers to attend the home.
Planning and organising special events and a comprehensive activities program, which considers all resident needs.
In conjunction with Home Manager, networking and sharing PR stories within the local community to raise the profile of the brand of Four Seasons Health Care and the home
Fund raising and to generate funds for activities.
Planning how the activity budget can be utilised to maximize the activities at the home
Maintain full and accurate records of daily activities using appropriate documentation.
Accompanying residents to off-site activities , which may occasionally take place outside normal working hours.
Building relationships with residents and families to gather life story information and ensuring care plans are developed and updated accordingly.
In conjunction with senior care staff, carry out risk assessments for any planned off site activities.
Attend residents/relatives/colleagues and other relevant meetings as required.
Responsible for the safe handling of money and proper accounting.
To be responsible for the health, safety and welfare of yourself and others whilst at work, including colleagues, residents and visitors to the Home and for alerting the officers responsible to any hazards or potential risks to health and safety.
To be fully conversant with the FSHC policies relating to Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Whistleblowing.
To ensure compliance with the FSHC Information Governance Policy, maintaining an appropriate level of confidentiality around issues that may be personal or commercially sensitive.
Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships both with colleagues, residents, visitors and other health professionals and agencies.
To act as an ambassador for the FSHC company Vision and Values.
To promote equality and diversity at all times and across all work activities.
To adhere to FSHC policies and procedures.
Attend mandatory training days / courses, on or off site, as and when required
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