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Activities Leader - Assisted Living / Memory Care

Company: Grand Lodge, Masonic Homes & Acacia Creek
Location: Union City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionConnected Living Program Guides (Activities Leaders) assist residents with brain fitness/memory support programs. The Masonic Home Connected Living program encompasses all levels of living: Independent, Assisted, and Memory Support. Program Guides ensure residents are engaged and participate in purposeful programming that will enhance quality of life by improving all dimensions of brain fitness: physical activity, emotional balance, cognitive enhancement, nutritional health, spirituality, and social engagement.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Work with Connected Living staff to create purposeful programs that keep residents engaged
  • Lead recreational programing for residents with memory loss throughout the campus in Traditions, Pavilion, Compass Club
  • Assist with cooking and wellness programs in the Connected Cafe, leading groups in this area as needed.
  • Implement an individualized recreation plan (created by Connected Living team) that supports brain/body health
  • Assist resident in accessing and participating in chosen programs
  • Schedule zoom / video visits for residents
  • Communicate with rest of Connected Living team in regard to resident attendance, functioning, etc.
  • Review resident schedules and upcoming appointments (schedules sent by Wellness Center, Beauty Salon, etc.)
  • Log and monitor residents attendance and participation in Connected Living groups
  • Report all relevant data during team meetings
  • Continue to grow and improve in understanding of brain fitness, memory support, and dementia care
  • Occasional assistance with resident ADL care such as assistance with getting dressed, serving snacks, etc.
  • Attend mandatory training and inservices
  • Use applicable training ideas to enhance programming
  • Work with any volunteers/inter/practicum students, etc that are involved in Connected Living
  • Other duties as assignedRequirementsSKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE
    • Demonstrated ability to lead a group and encourage others
    • At least 6 months working/volunteering with seniors required
    • Prefer someone with experience working in a memory care setting
    • Familiarity with computers, tablets, mobile phones and other forms of technology (software and hardware)
    • Expert in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite
    • Eagerness to learn and grow in the field of brain fitness and memory support EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES/CERTIFICATESAny combination of education and experience that would provide the necessary knowledge and abilities listed, typically:High School Graduate requiredSome College Experience in a healthcare or related field - preferredOBRA & TITLE 22 REQUIREMENTSEnsures that residents' rights to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights, including the right to wage a complaint, are well established and maintained at all times.Maintains confidentiality of appropriate resident care information to assure their rights are protected.Reports all incidents/accidents, unsafe and hazardous conditions/equipment immediately. Follows established safety rules and regulations. Maintains work area in a clean, orderly and safe manner.Benefits
      • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
      • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
      • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay

Keywords: Grand Lodge, Masonic Homes & Acacia Creek, Union City , Activities Leader - Assisted Living / Memory Care, Other , Union City, California

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