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Charlotte, NC

Life Enrichment Activity Assistant

Description

~~Plans, implements and evaluates therapeutic/restorative activities under the supervision of the Lead Life Enrichment Therapist and/or the Director or Health Care Services for residents in Asbury Care Center. This may include activities of daily living.  Establishes 1:1 relationships with residents and their families. Ability to lead activities for groups of residents, and on a 1:1 basis. Ability to handle agitated, confused dementia residents. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written. Demonstrates personal grooming and hygiene habits. Maintains confidentiality. Implements structured activities program for various levels of residents. Design and initiate specialized 1:1 programs to meet individual resident needs. Participates in Resident Care Planning and provides supportive documentation in the absence of the Activity Therapist. Communicates directly with Activity Therapists and supervisor regarding resident changes, concerns, observations, safety factors and other related data. Adheres to policies and procedures regarding environmental/infection precautions and activities functions. Adheres to the defined policy for the Bill of Rights for Nursing Home Residents. May accompany/transport residents on outings and to off the floor activities. Assist with feeding residents after completion of training program.
 
Applications accepted Monday – Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. or to the email address below.
 

Requirements:

Aldersgate is a Life Plan Community where active older adults enjoy an engaged lifestyle with the peace of mind of knowing we have made a considerable investment in all areas of our continuum of care. Our Mission is to honor elders and are committed to creating and fostering diverse, caring communities where everyone has a voice and value.