Activity Organiser

To organise appropriate occupational and social activities for our residents

Job Description

Our experienced and dedicated management team are supported by a skilled care team that provide effective, person-centred care for those needing specialist dementia and nursing care.

Our care does not stop at the door, and we ensure that all families and friends know we are here to support and care for them as much as their loved ones.

The role: 

To implement, organise appropriate personalised & achievable, therapeutic & recreational activities to enhance the lives & improve the well-being of all residents in our nursing home.

Reports to: Registered Home Manager / Deputy Manager / Clinical Lead Nurse / Duty Nurse

Responsible for:

  • To organise appropriate occupational and social activities for our residents
  • To initiate and implement basic simple activities to occupy the residents, as per their capabilities, I.e. games, quizzes, bingo, exercise, knitting, painting, drawing, collage, gardening & cooking.
  • To organise social events, for the duration of at least one hour. To liaise with the nurse-in-charge regarding time and staff attendance.
  • To encourage outings and organise short trips for a duration of two hours maximum.
  • To organise regular reminiscence therapy.
  • To organise birthday, garden and tea parties.
  • To ensure there is a monthly residents’ meeting. To organise the agenda and record the minutes of the meeting.
  • To liaise with outside agencies:-

(i) for music sessions (e.g. The Salvation Army, Brownies, Scouts)

(ii) with the library – mobile and local for appropriate books for the residents/patients.

(iii) for pet therapy.

(iv) for attendance to day centres/clubs.

  • To inform relatives about social and recreational activities through the “Ferndale News Link” newsletter.
  • To monitor and record all residents’ occupational progress in individual files.
  • To attend multidisciplinary meetings.

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Location: Ferndale Nursing Home, 124 Malthouse Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 6BH

Activity Organiser

To organise appropriate occupational and social activities for our residents
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