Activities Aide in East Longmeadow, MA at East Longmeadow Skilled Nursing Center

Date Posted: 4/19/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Activities Aides help to encourage socialization, provide entertainment, relaxation and fulfillment, and improve daily living skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating activity programs.
  • Observe resident attendance, behavior, and degree of involvement during programs.
  • Encourage resident participation as deemed appropriate.
  • Transport residents to and from activities as needed.
  • Participate in discharge planning, development, and implementation of activity care plans and resident assessments.
  • Interview residents or family members to obtain activity information.
  • Assist in arranging for transportation for outings.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments and staff.
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining an ongoing quality assurance program for the activity department.
  • Perform administrative duties, i.e. completing necessary forms, reports, etc.

 

 

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience working with the elderly population preferred