Personal Activity Leader - London
Site or Unit :Summerdale Court Care HomeAddress :73 Butchers Road Newham London E16 1PHContracted Weekly Hours : 30Summerdale Court Care Home is a purpose built home with plenty of garden space, providing a high standard of care for both residential and general nursing and specialising in caring for residents with a diagnosis of dementia. The home also offers short term respite and palliative care. We are a very close knit team and currently have a big team of dedicated staff members, including a team of qualified nurses and well trained care assistants that provide high standard of 24 hour care.In your role as a Personal Activity Leader you will be responsible for the delivery of all activities within the care home by ensuring that all resident's are offered a varied and meaningful choice of activities throughout their stay. You will be part of the team that ensures that residents in our care feel valued as individuals.So as a personal activity leader what do you need to do to make this happen? Provide stimulation and exercise to residents through a wide and varied activities programme. Assess the mental and physical needs of all residents regularly to ensure most appropriate activities are conducted. Liaise closely with residents, care staff and relatives to create personalised activities that will engage our residents and reflect their interests and hobbies. Encourage staff and relatives to become involved in any activities programmes. Develop community links with local groups, i.e. churches, schools and encourage a variety of events and activities to take place in the home. Work safely within company policies, seeking advice and guidance when necessary.