Personal Activity Leader - Dartford

Recruiter
Four Seasons Health Care
Location
Dartford
Salary
£6.90 - £7.51/Hour
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
04 Jan 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Site or Unit :Beechcare Care HomeAddress :Darenth Road South Darenth Kent DA2 7QTContracted Weekly Hours : Hours negotiableBeechcare Care Home is in the village of Darenth, close to the town of Dartford, Kent.Here we provide permanent care and short-term respite care for those with nursing needs, around the clock. Maintaining the dignity and individuality of each person living here is a top priority.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.