Posted in General Business 7 days ago.
The Life Enrichment Assistant helps create a joyful and vibrant community by developing and implementing with the direction & supervision of the LED a meaningful life enrichment program in the memory care based on residents' interests, needs and abilities to enhance resident wellness and quality of life. Assists with developing a monthly calendar that communicates this program to the residents, staff, families, visitors and volunteers. Interacts with the greater community, assisting LED with recruiting volunteers and facilitating community involvement.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Carries out the assigned activity programs in the Memory Care as identified in the monthly calendar and as instructed by the Activities Director, including making sure copies of the calendar are posted and available to each resident, his or her families, and friends.
Provides one-to-one programming for residents who cannot participate in a group setting.
Assists in decorating for the holidays with the help of residents and the volunteers and helps carryout special events.
Coordinates with the activities director and other staff as necessary to assist residents to and from activities and events.
Maintains equipment and supplies, organizes the activities storage areas in an orderly and clean manner.
Assists in carrying out activities and events in the absence of the Activities Director.
Assists with quarterly special events that includes residents, families, friends and the community at large.
Works with community resources and contacts to enhance the quality of life for residents as instructed by Activities Director.
Encourages family & staff involvement in activity programs and/or other events.
Completes initial assessments for all new memory care residents to determine their unique interests and then incorporates into subsequent calendars.
· Displays strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Displays a positive, cheerful and lively demeanor at all times.
· Attends and participates in required meetings and trainings. Stays Current on all OneMint and other system assigned tasks and duties.
· Performs other duties as assigned.