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Activity Assistant

Company: The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing of Rock Spring
Location: Decatur
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing of Rock Springs - The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing of Rock Springs is a skilled nursing facility located in Decatur, Illinois. At The Loft of Rock Springs, we believe in providing our residents with the highest quality of care possible. We achieve this by maintaining a focus on compassion and making a difference in the lives of our residents. We know one of the best ways to do this is to have the same focus on our employees' satisfaction. At The Loft of Rock Springs, you won't just be part of the team; you will be part of the family.JOB SUMMARY FOR ACTIVITY ASSISTANT
The Activity Assistant will assist in providing small and large group activities designed to meet the individual needs and interests of each resident. Assist with documentation of all activities, including resident interviews, documents, and quarterly charting.
--- Provides direction for recreational, social, and spiritual activities for the facility residents--- Address and assist resident's needs as they arise--- Fills out and completes the Resident Profile and Activities Program Information Sheet within 48 hours of admission--- Document and maintain accurate activity participation records--- Chooses a specific activity plan for each resident based on the input from the resident and/or resident's representative--- Maintains programs designed to make life more meaningful, to stimulate and support physical and mental capabilities to the fullest extent and to enable the resident to maintain the highest attainable social, physical, and emotional functioning--- Assists with bus outing activities and gets consents from residents and relatives--- Organize and implement small and large group activities--- Makes room visits, providing supplies for activities--- Treat resident and their families with respect and dignity--- Keep current tracking of all residents attending activities--- Participates in holiday parties and special events--- Assists with transporting residents to and from activities--- Carries out 1:1 activities as assigned--- Be neat, clean, and appropriately dressed to present a professional appearance to residents and the public.--- Have effective problem-solving solutions and skills.--- Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations.--- Assist with decorating the facility with seasonal decorations--- Assist residents to display calendars, pictures, cards or other mementos in their rooms.--- Deliver and read mail as needed.--- Keep activity closets organized.--- Attend mandatory facility in-services.QUALIFICATIONS FOR ACTIVITY ASSISTANT
----Outgoing and energetic professional
--- Compassion for the elderly--- Maintaining Confidentiality--- Ability to work with and understand the needs of the residents, families, and others--- Knowledge of Residents' Rights--- Must have reliable transportation to work--- Ability to work independently--- Ability to work as a team--- Maintain an empathetic attitude--- Possess effective communication skillsWe are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: The Loft Rehabilitation and Nursing of Rock Spring, Decatur , Activity Assistant, Other , Decatur, Illinois

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