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2018-02-03 Care Homes Job Title: Activities Coordinator
Job Setting: Care Home / Nursing Home
Job Role: Activity Coordinator
Date Posted: 04 Jan 2018
Job Location: Surbiton , London
Company: Coombe Hill Nursing Home
Salary: from £8.00 per hour
Hours: Full Time
Contact Name: Roy Carley
This role is responsible for organising and co-ordinating an activity programme in the Home and creating a stimulating environment in order to enhance the residents’ quality of life.
Identify the needs of each resident through the use of resident care plans.
Co-ordinate the provision of activities, in conjunction with the Home Manager and staff.
Organise, facilitate and modify varied group activity programmes which will maintain interest and progression over a period of time.
Provide person centred social and occupational opportunities for individual residents.
Co-ordinate the provision of in-house amenities, e.g. a confectionery trolley, library facilities.
Arrange social activities, entertainment and outings.
Establish links with, and encourage involvement of, the local community in the Home, e.g. schools, religious and voluntary groups, museums.
Co-ordinate the provision of services from external organisations in the Home, e.g. Red Cross, PAT-Dog, EXTEND.
Support other care home staff and volunteers allocated to assist in the activity programme.
Involve relatives in the development of activity programmes and attend relatives’ meetings as appropriate.
Liaise with the Home Manager, Marketing Executive and care staff regarding the implementation of the activity programmes.
Provide information, as required, for inclusion in residents’ care plans.
Maintain and purchase stock for activity use, including equipment, materials and resources, within a given budget.
Responsibility for equipment which has been borrowed from other sources, ensuring its return in the same condition as when borrowed.
Assist with residents’ personal care needs as appropriate.
Conduct risk assessments for all levels of activity.