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Top Activities Director Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Activities Director. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Activities Director resumes they appeared on. For example, 8.8% of Activities Director resumes contained Daily Activities as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Activities Director actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Activities Director resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Daily Activities

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Here's how Daily Activities is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Supervised staff, and various community volunteers in daily activities for the seniors and physically and mentally challenged population.
  • Recruited and coordinated all facility volunteers/community groups wishing to assist with daily activities, celebrations, and holiday events.
  • Managed and facilitated daily activities assessing residents' participation in development and execution of care plans and charted progress.
  • Performed four daily activities for Memory Care Residents and designed monthly calendar in Memory Care also Department Head
  • Planned and directed daily activities * Maintained chemical levels in pool * Secured campground ensuring children safety
  • Planned community activities calendar and monthly newsletter, along with directing all daily activities for residents.
  • Prepared and assisted residents in daily activities to enhance body movement and cognitive brain functioning.
  • Designed and implemented daily activities and planned special events for an Assisted Living facility.
  • Planned and implemented daily activities for nursing home residents including evening and weekend activities.
  • Initiated staff-resident alliance which reviewed and revised daily activities prior to calendar being printed.
  • Led daily activities for residents that promoted improvement of sensory therapy and cognitive activities.
  • Planned and implemented daily activities for residents of Assisted Living and Memory Care Facility.
  • Scheduled and organized daily activities and outings for residents, produced monthly Newsletter.
  • Planned and carried out daily activities scheduled with residents residing at facility.
  • Developed, organized, implemented and administered daily activities for 80-90 senior adults
  • Supervised and coordinated daily activities for memory impaired/ Alzheimer's clients.
  • Duties-Provided meaningful daily activities and interactions for patients of all levels.
  • Developed daily activities both inside facility and within the outside community.
  • Organized daily activities for residents, providing physical and mental stimulation.
  • Planned and executed daily activities calendar for 40-resident assisted living facility.

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2. Activity Director

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Here's how Activity Director is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Advanced to Activity Director/Coordinator: providing mental/physical/emotional activities to patients on the Vent Unit, Non-Ambulatory Unit and the Senior Unit.
  • Promoted to Activity director after successfully performing in positions of increasing responsibility (including CNA)
  • Assisted activity directors with the development and implementation of their individual Title III activity.
  • Licensed as Activity Director due to past achievements observed by management.
  • Mentored sister facility Activity Directors, assisted with state surveys.
  • Maintained top ranking Village Retirement activity director for 2004.
  • Presented seminars at conferences for activity directors and assistants.
  • Completed state approved Activity Director training course Licensed.
  • Promoted to State Activity Director Demographic Marketing Techniques.
  • Received National Certification as an Activity Director.
  • Trained Activity Directors at sister facilities.
  • Worked as acting activity director.
  • Served as the Activity Director on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Great Shepherds Adult Family Assisted Living Center.
  • Coordinated with bus driver and the other activity director from their second facility for sharing the bus.
  • Implemented, organized and managed monthly caregiver support groups as well as local-area Activity Director's meetings.
  • Certified Nurses Aid and Certified Med Aid at Nursing Home prior to being named activity director.
  • Supervised the Assistant Activity Director, 150 volunteers and recruited and scheduled all entertainers for facility.
  • Provided Care Plans for 1/2 of the residents (shared responsibility with other Activity Director).
  • Completed the Activity Directors Course to become a CAD (Certified Activity Director).
  • Hired as marketing and then moved into Activity director when the current one moved.

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3. Activity Programs

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Here's how Activity Programs is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Created, directed and carried out activity programs for diverse resident population, with special accommodations for disabilities.
  • Planned and Directed Activity Programs; Recruited Volunteers; Documented Patient Activity Participation; Transported Patients to Various Appointments
  • Developed, implemented and conducted therapeutic activity programs for the mentally and cognitively-challenged population.
  • Scheduled and implemented activity programs daily to provide a quality of life atmosphere.
  • Directed other activity staff in implementing activity programs and services at the facility.
  • Managed, developed, and directed activity programs for skilled nursing facility patients.
  • Created and directed activity programs for a diverse population, and managed volunteers
  • Managed daily operations of resort activity programs, including purchasing and scheduling.
  • Acquainted residents with activity programs and encouraged them to participate.
  • Planned and executed recreational and therapeutic activity programs for participants.
  • Received/receipted money for all activity programs and published/sold activity passes.
  • Trained staff to facilitate activity programs and develop resident relationships.
  • Involved residents and families in planning facility activity programs.
  • Scheduled and implemented activity programs held indoor or outside.
  • Created activity programs and managed community marketing events.
  • Organized and coordinate fundraisers for special activity programs.
  • Utilized and supervised volunteers to enhance activity programs.
  • Developed, directed and funded sixteen activity programs.
  • Improved Activities Department with innovative event/activity programs.
  • Developed and coordinated daily activity programs.

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4. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, activity calendars, and community reintegration programs.
  • Developed care plans and attended patient care conferences working closely with the interdisciplinary team.
  • Completed detailed and timely documentation of patient activities in computer patient care system file.
  • Interviewed patients to complete documents and case histories forms, while maintaining patient care records and discussing observations with nursing staff/physicians.
  • Planned, implemented, and evaluated patient care; collaborated with team members and ensured continuity of care.
  • Participated in patient care conferences to ensure the highest quality of care was being met for each resident.
  • Organized activities for elderly patients, assisted nursing staff in patient care, and answered patient calls.
  • Maintained confidentiality of all Patient care information to assure patient rights are protected according to HIPPA.
  • Participated in staff meeting, department head meetings, designated committee meeting and patient care conferences.
  • Worked with the elderly directing activities and doing patient care as a C.N.A.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations and clinical diagnoses.
  • Integrated support within Social Services department to ensure quality patient care.
  • Provided minor patient care and completed charting on each client daily
  • Developed a system of staff communication that ensures patient care.
  • Attended and participated in patient care planning meetings.
  • Served as member of the Patient Care Team.
  • Completed patient care as a CNA.
  • Organized and conducted patient care committee.
  • Maintained patients weekly evaluations as part of a multi-disciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Maintained records of patient care, condition, progress Obtained clients medical history, drug, complaints & allergies.

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5. Facility

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Here's how Facility is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Planned and implemented activities for residents in a 130-bed skilled nursing facility, promoting socialization, entertainment and relaxation among residents.
  • Developed, coordinated, implemented and evaluated recreational programs for 57 physically and Developmentally Disabled residents living within immediate care facility.
  • Coordinated activities (primarily art-related) for persons with mental health issues and developmental disabilities at a residential care facility.
  • Supervised senior citizens in the nursing facility in activities to help insure mobility and also responsible for general maintenance.
  • Coordinated, developed, and implemented comprehensive therapeutic recreation services for all residents of an 86-bed nursing home facility.
  • Spearheaded cross-functional initiative to achieve high census activities, that garnered television and other media exposure for the facility.
  • Assisted Administrator with start-up facility involving obtaining admissions and initiating a comprehensive activities program for residents.
  • Conducted departmental budgeting, public relations, facility admissions, utilization review, and chart maintenance.
  • Provided social work/activity services to residents in accordance with facility, accreditation, and governmental standards.
  • Provided therapeutic intervention to long-term & advanced rehab residents in 88 bed skilled nursing facility.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive activities programs for a hundred unit nursing care and rehabilitation facility.
  • Established liaison relationship between health care facility residents, professional staff, media representatives and community
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive Therapeutic Recreation Program for the elderly in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Designed and implemented individual and group therapeutic activities for residents of a skilled nursing facility.
  • Controlled all aspects of event planning, photography, facility image and family communication meetings.
  • Coordinated, implemented and supervised activities at a 120-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility.
  • Facilitated live sound reinforcement for services contributing to a superior experience in the facility.
  • Created marketing brochures for the facility and traveled to seminars for marketing opportunities.
  • Attended monthly activity committee meetings on budget, outings and facility planned entertainment.
  • Developed and facilitated activities to 125+ residents in a licensed skilled nursing facility.

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6. Activity Department

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Here's how Activity Department is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Restructured the activity department to maximize resident and family attendance, and satisfaction in formal and informal recreation programming.
  • Coordinated and in-serviced Activity Department staff and facility staff on, resident appropriate implementation of activities.
  • Provided thorough supervision for day-to-day operations of activity department in accordance with set policies and guidelines.
  • Coordinated a volunteer program and supervised and trained activity assistants as the manager of the Activity Department
  • Supervised and successful management of Activity Department and Volunteer services, including recruitment and training.
  • Directed and supervised the activity department in a Medicare short-term and skilled nursing facility.
  • Reconstructed and developed a new Activity Department that met all facility and state requirements.
  • Directed the Activity Department and provided group and individual music therapy for residents.
  • Organized and maintained activity department to ensure efficient retrieval of supplies.
  • Assisted in Activity Department preparation for state survey for community.
  • Managed Activity Department for 192 resident SNF/Sub acute rehab facility.
  • Managed activity department for this 115-bed skilled/intermediate nursing facility.
  • Managed Activity Department for 76-bed Assisted Living facility.
  • Managed, scheduled and budget activity department/staff.
  • Developed activity department community contact and relations.
  • Managed activity department's fiscal budget.
  • Supervised Activity Department operations and staff.
  • Established departmental goals to Activity Department.
  • Volunteered in the Therapeutic Activity Department.
  • Represented the Activity Department and participated in all staff meetings with colleagues and family meetings with the resident's family members.

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7. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Developed and implemented all recreational activities including daily and special events for a residential population of 200 seniors.
  • Entailed accurate documentation of resident care planning, and successful organization of special events.
  • Provided regular vocal & piano entertainment for special events at various Holiday Retirement communities.
  • Coordinated special events, planned entertainment using either community service organizations or professionals.
  • Planned and organized and developed special events for guests and improved customer relations.
  • Negotiated contractual terms for facility-hosted special events and special programs.
  • Spearheaded new opportunities for bringing about innovation in special events.
  • Developed an imaginative and varied monthly calendar of special events.
  • Obtained entertainment, coordinated transportation to special events and outings.
  • Created municipal Special Events Handbook for use internally and externally.
  • Created calendar of activities including special events and off-campus activities
  • Planned and decorated facility for seasonal and special events.
  • Developed monthly activities calendar, including special events planning.
  • Coordinated special events that included the local island community.
  • Organized special events and programs for residents and families/caregivers.
  • Prepared all special events and general program collateral material
  • Coordinated special events for resident and family members.
  • Developed activity calendars, special events and fundraisers.
  • Facilitated Resident Council including fundraisers and special events.
  • Coordinated and supervised volunteers for special events.

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8. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Developed monthly calendars with person-centered programs that are engaging and purposeful for three neighborhoods, including a specialized dementia neighborhood.
  • Developed a dementia-capable staff that is dedicated to preserving dignity and enhancing quality of life for persons with dementia.
  • Started and launched individualized program plans for 6 residents with dementia to alleviate cognitive impairments.
  • Facilitated memory and cognitive based activities for residents with and without dementia.
  • Facilitated activities with elders with dementia and other cognitive and physical disabilities.
  • Involved in developing a sensory/music activity program for residents with dementia.
  • Designed an activities calendar that engages and stimulates dementia residents.
  • Developed and initiated a dementia program for the community.
  • Developed, organized, and implemented dementia centered program.
  • Developed and initiated the dementia program.
  • Created adapted programs for those living with dementia and other health barriers to maintain or increase their quality of life.
  • Pursued, coordinated and implemented activities that met the social, physical, and emotional needs of a Dementia-care unit.
  • Planned, organized, and implemented all activities for 120 double room community of Skilled Nursing and Dementia patients.
  • Prepared and led a variety of Care Connect (dementia education) and continuance education at general staff meetings.
  • Developed, planned calendar of activity events for dementia unit, 2 personal care units and skilled nursing unit.
  • Planned and implemented activities for all residents including highly functioning, bed bound and all levels of dementia.
  • Designed and facilitated a well balanced activity program for mind, body and spirit for residents with dementia.
  • Assisted with activities of daily living, toileting, ambulation and any necessary care actions for dementia population.
  • Expanded group and activity programming for assisted living, dementia, rehab and long term care units.
  • Developed and implemented activities for 130 residents to include assisted living, dementia and skilled nursing residents.

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9. MDS

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Here's how MDS is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Planned all activities for senior living residents *Made calendars *Documented on all residents that attended activities*Documented MDS reports
  • Supervised 2 Activities Director and Volunteers Planned and implemented activities programs Documentation, MDS 3.0
  • Participated in Interdisciplinary Team Meetings and MDS assessment process.
  • Provided all clinical MDS documentation for residents.
  • Provided MDS documentation and assessments.
  • Organized MDS paperwork and documentation.
  • Created monthly activities calendar, budgetary controlling, MDS documentation and acted as a weekend manager on an on call rotation.
  • Attended regular and ongoing training at our home office in Toledo, Ohio for new State guideline's and MDS education.
  • Conducted interviews, completed assessments, MDS, care plans and developed activities for 112 bed long term care nursing facility.
  • Completed all MDS assessments and prepared all care plans to meet residents needs and quality of life interests and abilities.
  • Ensured all documentation for MDS, Care planning, daily documentation was completed timely and within federal and state guidelines.
  • Implemented all MDS (medical documentation systems) and compiled all necessary information from resident charts for data entry.
  • Planned and implemented activities for 100+ short and long term residents; completing MDS, care plans and assessments.
  • Completed weekly, quarterly and yearly care plans, MDS forms and personalized progress notes for 120 residents.
  • Attended QA & A (Quality Assurance and Assessment) meetings and reported to Medicare through MDS guidelines.
  • Administered all Activity-related Progress Notes, MDS's, Rap's, Care Plans, and Resident Assessments.
  • Maintained documentation for 120 residents on Initial Assessments, Annuals, Quarterly Assessments, Care Plans and MDS.
  • Ensured timely and accurate completion of MDS 2.0, Care Plans, and Progress Notes for each resident.
  • Documented and kept records of Care plans, assessments, MDS, resident council minutes and attendance records
  • Charted resident progress by writing progress notes in the residents' charts and using the MDS system.

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10. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Utilized networking and strong customer service skills to build internal and external relationships surrounding the community.
  • Guided daily scuba activities and provided personalized customer service, safety and species identification courses.
  • Ensured customers satisfaction by providing a high quality menu and excellent customer services.
  • Conducted internal surveys to optimize customer service.
  • Managed a team of 8-10 high school and college age employees and helped them develop above average customer service skills.
  • Provided more than 25,000 guests annually with superior customer service, hospitality, concierge services, and recreation opportunities.
  • Practiced customer service skills when assisting KOA campground visitors with their needs to make sure they enjoyed their visit.
  • Provided strong customer service interventions and maintained positive relations with staff, guests, and contracted individuals.
  • Entrusted with customer service duties with family members as a result of relationships built with residents.
  • Implemented and maintained one on one programs along with daily customer service and facility outing.
  • Provided customer service through regular contact with host families and parents abroad to assure satisfaction.
  • Offered outstanding customer service to patients, family members and other visitors in the facility.
  • Approached by family members as a result of exceptional customer service attitudes and responses.
  • Provided excellent Customer Service to prospects and customers; internal as well at external.
  • Trained new employees in customer service, activities facilitation, and social event etiquette.
  • Solved external and internal customer service issues in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Planed activities, cooked, cleaned, customer services, and managed money.
  • Provided excellent customer service to guests when approached with questions and complaints.
  • Performed customer service on a daily basis with residents of the community.
  • Elected as acting Chairman for the Quality Assurance/ Customer Service Board.

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11. Group Activities

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Here's how Group Activities is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Worked on daily group activities for patients including facility events, administered medications, narcotic inventory control and supervision of other employees
  • Leaded and/or oversee individual and group activities on a daily basis, encouraging tenant participation.
  • Developed, implemented and oversaw day-to-day group activities of residents.
  • Coordinated individual and group activities for senior residents.
  • Led and monitored individual/group activities with the community.
  • Completed attendance records for individual and group activities.
  • Created group activities to encourage interaction between residents.
  • Planned and organized individual and group activities.
  • Developed and implemented group activities.
  • Planned and organized individual and group activities to meet the social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual needs of residents.
  • Worked within a financial budget and an hourly budget * Provided individual visits for patients unable to participate in group activities.
  • Planned and assisted with individual and group activities within the facility and in the outside community and organized fund raisers.
  • Greeted new residents, acquainted residents and their families with the facilities, and facilitated participation in group activities.
  • Planned, scheduled and implemented a program of individual and group activities based on residents' needs and interests.
  • Recruited volunteers form high schools and churches for individual and group activities in each of the three houses.
  • Maintained daily records of residents individual and group activities, as well as behaviors or changes in status.
  • Carried out group activities that focused on Range of Motion exercises and functional mobility activities and leisure activities.
  • Planned individual and group activities for 120 residents - in house and outside community trips etc.
  • Led group activities at a local church to occupy at risk school aged children during the summer
  • Conducted special one on ones with residents who were unable to participate in the group activities.

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12. Social Needs

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Here's how Social Needs is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Planned, organized, supervised and directed all activities of the activity department to meet social needs of home residents.
  • Assessed clients' cognitive, emotional, physical and social needs and created structured activities to meet specific requirements.
  • Planned, scheduled & directed development of activity program to meet physical, social & psycho-social needs.
  • Provided activities for elderly and sick patients that addressed various physical, mental and social needs.
  • Developed and implemented programs to accommodate varying levels of physical, mental, and social needs.
  • Utilized family and resident feedback to target specific social needs in programming.
  • Collaborated with other departments in evaluating pyscho/social needs of the residents.
  • Assessed and documented resident's activity, psychosocial and social needs on a quarterly basis and implemented changes as needed.
  • Delivered activities program to meet the physical, mental, and psychosocial needs, and interests of facility residents.
  • Planned schedules and directed development of activities program to meet the social and psychosocial needs of nursing home residents.
  • Preformed duties involving the implementation of an activity program meeting the physical, mental and psychosocial needs of residents.
  • Developed and executed programs which met the physical, mental, and psychosocial needs and interests of residents.
  • Provided for and helped meet residents' physical, social and psychosocial needs.
  • Assessed psychosocial needs of 105 residents and created individual plans of care.

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13. Resident Activities

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Here's how Resident Activities is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Planned, organized and directed resident activities that were medically appropriate and enriched quality of life.
  • Supervised activities staff and daily resident activities to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Planned and coordinated all resident activities to include family and staff involvement.
  • Scheduled resident activities inside and outside of facility and arranged for transportation.
  • Planned and developed resident activities for both assisted and independent living.
  • Supervised Activity Staff in order to carry out scheduled resident activities.
  • Scheduled resident activities and outings.
  • Forged relationships with churches, schools, and many other community organizations to enlist volunteers to support resident activities and events.
  • Coordinated all internal and external resident activities, created the monthly activity calendar, arranged outside entertainment, and event planning.
  • Supervised Activities staff and resident activities, documented as regulated, served as an interdisciplinary team member to meet residents needs.
  • Coordinated, encouraged, and recorded resident activities and involvement as a result of attention to detail and resident needs.
  • Planned, organized, and the creative marketing of the resident activities for a community of 1800 apartments.
  • Scheduled resident activities and ensured all activities were in accordance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Scheduled speakers, entertainers, tours, trips, on-site resident activities.
  • Coordinated, directed, planned, and conducted the resident activities program.
  • Developed and lead resident activities that enhanced the resident daily life.
  • Created calendars for resident activities and posted in individual rooms.
  • Planned, developed, coordinated and implemented all resident activities in The Huguley Retirement community.
  • Coordinated resident activities, scheduling, and entertainment Developed various educational/healthy living seminars Marketed planned events and obtained sponsorships

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14. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Prepared, coordinated, and implemented recreational activities to both geriatric and neurologically impaired residents in a long-term care setting.
  • Planned and conducted a variety of recreational activities for 250 skilled nursing facility Developed new programs for Spanish-speaking residents.
  • Planned, organized and implemented a daily schedule of therapeutic and recreational activities for the elderly population.
  • Conducted programs for residents on various functioning levels so that they can participate successfully in recreational activities.
  • Prepared, coordinated, and implemented recreational activities for clients in an adult medical daycare facility.
  • Interviewed new residents using assessment survey summarizing preferences in spiritual, social, and recreational activities.
  • Supervised, planned and implemented all leisure and recreational activities for an in-patient care nursing facility.
  • Implemented recreational activities, Resident Council and fundraisers for a Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility.
  • Designed, implemented, and budgeted a recreational activities program for 100-bed assisted living/retirement facility.
  • Managed and coordinated recreational activities for a 100 bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility.
  • Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for recreational activities.
  • Planned and implemented calendar of recreational activities for facilities up to 250 senior residents
  • Developed program content, organized & led recreational activities planned to enhance social development
  • Supervised recreational aide staff in providing one-on-one community recreational activities to clients.
  • Planned, prepared for and supervised mentally enriching recreational activities for residents.
  • Established an environment that promoted enjoyable recreational activities encouraging an active lifestyle.
  • Supervised employees, ensuring successful recreational activities were completed according plans.
  • Provided appropriate recreational activities for assisted living and life guidance residents.
  • Directed recreational activities for Senior Citizens in an Assisted Living facility.
  • Planned, coordinated, and supervised recreational activities as therapy.

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15. Therapeutic Activities

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Here's how Therapeutic Activities is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Organized and conducted recreational and therapeutic activities for residents, developing physical, mental, cognitive and emotional skills.
  • Directed and organized therapeutic activities to assist up to 47 residents, while meeting care plan objectives* Supervised volunteers
  • Developed and facilitated therapeutic activities for incarcerated women in the mental health facility at a state prison.
  • Developed and implemented a variety of therapeutic activities aimed at improving resident's quality of life.
  • Researched techniques and therapeutic activities related to the elderly and individuals with cognitive impairments.
  • Designed therapeutic activities for adults; co-facilitated cognitive group for individuals with traumatic brain injuries
  • Planned and implemented daily/monthly therapeutic activities for residents, supervised activity staff and volunteers.
  • Directed and organized therapeutic activities to assist residents in meeting care plan objectives.
  • Planned program of therapeutic activities for residents of a medical rehabilitation facility.
  • Directed therapeutic activities in a skilled nursing facility for 284 residents.
  • Conducted recreational and therapeutic activities for disabled, and elderly adults.
  • Coordinated recreational and therapeutic activities in a long term setting.
  • Facilitated recreational and therapeutic activities in assisted living community.
  • Assessed patient ability for various recreational and therapeutic activities.
  • Organized, planned and executed holistic, creative and therapeutic activities for over 60 residents residing in the nursing home.
  • Conducted therapeutic activities with adolescent and adult psychiatric clients: participated in treatment planning and discharge planning of all clients.
  • Constructed a program of therapeutic activities designed to stimulate the social, spiritual and intellectual growth of the residents.
  • Facilitated therapeutic activities including Music Therapy, Validation, and Reminisce in a one to one or group setting.
  • Enhanced clients' ability to cope and function effectively through the coordination and development of therapeutic activities.
  • Scheduled and implemented programs; directed therapeutic activities to meet care plan.

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16. Psychosocial Assessments

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Here's how Psychosocial Assessments is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Assisted psychiatric social workers in writing psychosocial assessments, care plans.

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17. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Conducted orientation assisting residents with adjusting to living in independent living self-sustained apartments.
  • Planned activities for developmentally disabled adults at an independent living facility.
  • Worked with developmentally disabled residents on independent living skills.
  • Planned and executed all activities for independent living seniors.
  • Transitioned seniors from independent living to assisted care.
  • Organized and oversaw all Independent Living activities.
  • Educated patients & families resident care, healthy meals, independent living, adaptation to disability, or illness.
  • Created, planned and conducted daily recreation program for residents in a skilled nursing and independent living setting.
  • Developed activities for all residents including memory care, respite care, assisted living and independent living.
  • Managed program for 300+ independent living seniors with the continuum of care regarding recreation and leisure services.
  • Planned and oversaw all activities for Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Nursing Home residents.
  • Planned activities for independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing residents.
  • Developed and maintained the Activity and Social Programs for Assisted and Independent Living Communities.
  • Developed a 50-page Independent Living Resident Handbook for new residents.
  • Planned, organized different events for Independent living.
  • Provided an extensive activity schedule for the residents of Prestige designed to encourage independent living skills.
  • Developed and led activities programming for independent living community Administrative and Legal Experience

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18. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Maintained inventories of medicine and supplies; administered and monitored patient medications according to treatment plans.
  • Formed treatment plans with interdisciplinary team members.
  • Planned goal-oriented treatment plans to maximize functioning.
  • Assessed and developed individualized treatment plans.
  • Created and maintained 64 resident case files, which consisted of residents' biography, health history and personal treatment plans.
  • Worked with 34 clients and assessed and wrote treatment plans and weekly progress notes for each client assigned to caseload.
  • Worked as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide recreational treatment plans for residents.
  • Worked with the core team in setting up the residents' treatment plans.
  • Developed treatment plans, worked with teachers to coordinate behavioral schedules.
  • Assisted in client treatment plans, monitored and documented daily participation.
  • Conducted assessments and made individual treatment plans for all new residents.
  • Assessed clients to form treatment plans and discharge summaries.
  • Coordinated treatment plans with an interdisciplinary health care team.
  • Helped develop and implement treatment plans for clients.
  • Documented treatment plans and progress notes.
  • Provided one-on-one counseling Assisted in writing and executing treatment plans.
  • Planned and coordinated activities for patients' Participated in interdisciplinary meetings Developed treatment plans and drafted progress notes Supervised departmental employees

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19. Memory Care

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Here's how Memory Care is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Created and implemented comprehensive activities program in newly established Memory Care facility.
  • Coordinated activities for assisted living and memory care residents.
  • Performed scheduled and calendar activities with Memory Care Unit
  • Served on a team of professionals to establish wellness plans for each Assisted Living resident and Memory Care Unit resident.
  • Developed activities separate from the majority of the building, in effort to meet special needs within Memory Care Unit.
  • Planned, coordinated and implemented a social activity program seven days a week for assisted living and memory care residents.
  • Coached staff to foster a better, more peaceful environment using a variety of re-direction and memory care techniques.
  • Planned, prepared, and implemented a monthly activity program for an 80 bed Assisted Living and Memory Care.
  • Developed, organized & executed activities program for residents (both AL & memory care) for life enrichment.
  • Started activity program in memory care unit, developing activities based on best practices in current memory care research.
  • Created an enhancing Activity program throughout all areas of building including, Assisted and Memory care units.
  • Supervised and managed daily care activities for residents within a 96 bed memory care/assisted living ward.
  • Managed departments budget to make purchases for activity supplies & items for memory care unit.
  • Planned and implemented activities for 80 residents which included a memory care unit.
  • Developed the program for memory care and dementia residents at the Terraces.
  • Attended yearly EXPRESSIONS training for memory care individuals.
  • Created fun outings for Memory Care residents.
  • Developed and implemented multi-level activity program in the memory care environment.
  • Developed and implemented activities program designed to meet the social, psychosocial and therapeutic needs of memory care residents.
  • Planned and directed meaningful recreation program for residents in a memory care unit and other institutions.

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20. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Ensured volunteer and community resources were coordinated in compliance with company policy.
  • Developed community resources and contacts enhancing quality of life for residents.
  • Developed Community Resources and Volunteers for ongoing participation with residents.
  • Established community resources necessary to promote the agency and its clients' participation in leisure activities outside of the unit.
  • Provided education and skills to residents on a daily basis on how to access community resources to live independently.
  • Served as a liaison to effectively promote and utilize community resources in the marketing of the facility.
  • Planned and stimulated development of community resources to meet client's needs.
  • Acted as resident advocate and liaison with care staff and community resources.
  • Referred clients and families to community resources as needed.
  • Advised Clients on community resources and made referrals.
  • Referred patients to community resources for discharge planning.
  • Facilitated relationships with community resources to provide recreational and therapeutic activities for residents including intergenerational programs.
  • Connected people with Community Resources according to needs Walked people through Application process.
  • Linked students to college and community resources to promote personal success .
  • Supervised activity volunteer staff, utilized community resources .

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21. State Regulations

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Here's how State Regulations is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Performed medical charting according to state regulations and maintained department documentation for scheduling, resident care, activities, assignments and training
  • Monitored departmental budget, documented intake and care plan information, and prepared residential reports per state regulations.
  • Coordinated and organized activity department while creating individual activity programs for each resident within state regulations.
  • Developed and implemented a policy and procedure manual which met Federal and State regulations.
  • Monitored the implementation of activity Department Functions in compliance with State regulations.
  • Maintained activity programs in accordance with Federal and State regulations.
  • Documented participation and other important documents for state regulations.
  • Completed necessary paperwork to comply with state regulations.
  • Maintained documentation based on Federal and State regulations.
  • Maintained documentation in order with state regulations.
  • Scheduled and managed staffing in accordance to patient count and established a unique monthly activities calendar with compliance to state regulations.
  • Assisted in planning, organizing, and implementing activity programs in accordance with federal and state regulations and facility standards.
  • Supervised a staff of 6 to create and execute a variety of activities to residents according to state regulations.
  • Directed the Activity Department for a 150 bed nursing home to comply with local and state regulations.
  • Ensured compliance with all state regulations and preformed assessments on admissions as well as care planning meetings.
  • Shopped in stores for craft material and stocked material for activities according to state regulations.
  • Assisted senior citizens in all aspects of daily living in accordance with state regulations.
  • Planned the activity calendar for monthly activities based on guidelines by state regulations.
  • Maintained all patient care plans and activity logs per NC state regulations.
  • Stayed current with federal and state regulations governing the activity department.

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22. Federal Regulations

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Here's how Federal Regulations is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Maintained documentation as required by State and Federal regulations and acted as liaison between nursing home and residents family.
  • Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of local, state and federal regulations pertaining to services provided to senior residents.
  • Documented admission assessments and care plans to meet facility, state and federal regulations
  • Supervised and trained volunteer staff and maintained compliance with all state and federal regulations
  • Designed and provided therapeutic activities to residents as per state and federal regulations.
  • Adhered with state and federal regulations while upholding safety/security initiatives.
  • Maintained all assessments and documentation as part of the interdisciplinary team in order to meet all state and federal regulations.
  • Ensured that all facility policies and federal regulations were followed - awarded a Citation Free Survey for 2010.
  • Completed assessments and customized care plans for residents in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Ensured compliance of Activities Department with all state and federal regulations.
  • Prepared reports required for the VA, State and Federal regulations.
  • Executed programs, ensuring compliance with all state and federal regulations.
  • Updated assessments and care plans as needed by state/federal regulations.
  • Exceed expectations set forth by state and federal regulations.
  • Adhered to state and federal regulations.

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23. Department Budget

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Here's how Department Budget is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Established yearly department budgets and assured balanced budget allocation reporting to Administrator each month on progress/needs
  • Managed and balanced department budget covering necessary supplies, entertainment and researched typical conference fees.
  • Managed department budgets effectively to maintain daily operations to the highest levels of success.
  • Managed the department budget and ensured all expenses were appropriately reconciled.
  • Maintained department budget and coordinated events with other departments and volunteers.
  • Managed and supervised activity staff, volunteers and department budget.
  • Managed department budget and requested vendor payments.
  • Maintained department budget and state required documentation.
  • Developed and maintained activity department budget.
  • Participated and maintained in department budget.
  • Managed activity department budget and expenses.
  • Hired and managed vendors, balanced department budget, and worked closely with management staff for resident direct care.
  • Encouraged hobbies and provided materials and supplies in keeping with each resident's financial status and department budget.
  • 2001thru2003-Managed the Activity Department budget, designed monthly plan for activities and managed 4-5 employees.
  • Maintained a department budget which included staff salaries, supplies, entertainment and equipment.
  • Developed a department budget, policies, procedures and employee and program schedules.
  • Managed department budget, hired teachers, speakers and entertainers.
  • Maintained a department budget for both supplies and labor hours.
  • Maximized and managed department budget and spend down sheets.
  • Participated in the development of the department budget.

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24. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Coordinated educational workshops for staff members and participated in the interview/hiring process.
  • Supervised multiple staff members on an administrative level as Weekend Administrator.
  • Supervised six staff members and coordinated multiple volunteer programs.
  • Served as an Activity Director, planning and organizing programs and activities for residents, families, and staff members.
  • Encouraged an environment of socialization and closeness by leading monthly Resident Council meetings, consisting of staff members and residents.
  • Supported senior staff members in multiple areas in directing the day to day programs provide to residents of the facility.
  • Hired and evaluated staff members working in the Activity Department, as well as scheduled staff's hours.
  • Developed Behavioral Contracts with senior staff members including Social Worker, Direct of Nursing, and Unit Managers.
  • Raised morale of all staff members through pleasant and appropriate interactions Duke & Duchess/BP - Cashier/Sales Associate.
  • Supervised 6 staff members, created activities and schedules and all paper work associated with the position.
  • Organized a team of 12 staff members and 45 volunteers for successful primary and general elections.
  • Supervised staff members and recruited, trained, and supervised volunteers in the facility.
  • Trained various staff members on the way to give proper tours for potential residents.
  • Supervised five to eight staff members, 18-30 participants, and 2 volunteers daily.
  • Interacted with other staff members in developing newer activities programs for residents.
  • Handled client issues and discussed progression with nurses and fellow staff members.
  • Managed ten (10) other staff members in the activity department.
  • Supervised and directed the work of four staff members and numerous volunteers.
  • Directed the campaign's Athens headquarters and supervised six staff members.
  • Supervised 35+ residents & staff members during activities to ensure safety.

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25. Physical Needs

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Here's how Physical Needs is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Provided activity programs for residents to fit their social and physical needs.
  • Created Family Support Groups Planned monthly calender to meet the physical, mental and physical needs of the residents
  • Engaged with children individually to meet their emotional and physical needs.

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26. Resident Participation

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Here's how Resident Participation is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Provided a creative and social atmosphere throughout the community, promoting resident participation through regularly scheduled programs and special events.
  • Maintained daily records of attendance, charted resident participation, managed Activity Department budget for Personal Care Units.
  • Planned and organized monthly calendar of Activities Department events and implemented strategies to increase resident participation.
  • Earned recognition for increasing resident participation by improving the quality of programs and publications.
  • Coordinated activities programs with other services in the facility, and encourage resident participation.
  • Initiated and promoted programs to encourage resident participation and promote quality of life.
  • Encouraged resident participation in activities and procured necessary usage of equipment.
  • Encouraged resident participation by means of staff and family encouragement.
  • Promoted and recruited resident participation in activities and special programs.
  • Charted resident participation in medical charts according to state regulations.
  • Promoted socialization and encouraged resident participation in group programs.
  • Recruited and trained volunteers, and encouraged resident participation.
  • Supervised staffing and monitored resident participation in activities.
  • Documented resident participation and responses.
  • Provided knowledge of on-site and off-site services and encourage resident participation through daily contact, weekly bulletins and monthly calendars.
  • Established quality relationships with family members by providing frequent updates on resident participation, preferences, needs, and changes.
  • Used innovative measures while facilitating 250 activities to increase overall resident participation from 58% to 94% turnout.
  • Organized staff participation, resident participation, costumes, decorations, menu planning, and entertainment.
  • Increased resident participation by 25%, and documented individual and group activities daily.
  • Increased resident participation by I00%.

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27. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Provided first aid as needed to members and remained certified in CPR and first aid for three years of duty.
  • Planned specific staff training in CPR, First Aid, Safe Food Handling, and MWR training modules.
  • Certified in CPR and a member of the first response team for emergency situations.
  • Certified in CPR, First Aid, crisis prevention interventions, and medical technician.
  • Formed and staffed various classes including crafts, cooking, knitting and CPR.
  • Instructed and certified staff at various facilities in CPR and First Aid.
  • Obtained a CDL, CPR License, and Recreational Therapist Certificate.
  • Associated Skills: CPR & First Aid Certified by American Red Cross
  • Specialized training: Medication management, transportation, and CPR/first-aid.
  • Maintained all employees CPR and First Aid Qualifications.
  • Certified Adult CPR/First Aid and Alzheimer's training.
  • Trained in Public Safety and CPR Certified.
  • Trained in CPR and Food Handling.
  • Provided resource and referral counseling as needed.SkillsCPR Expiration 12/2015
  • Trained in first aid and cpr.
  • Maintained all confidential personnel files, licensing and CPRcompliance records.Organized, updated and maintained over 20 patient charts.

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28. Care Plan Meetings

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Here's how Care Plan Meetings is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Developed resident care plans and attended monthly care plan meetings with interdisciplinary team.
  • Reported departmental progress at Interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings.
  • Contributed weekly to Interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings.
  • Attended weekly interdisciplinary care plan meetings.
  • Teamed with other department heads for care plan meetings together with patient and family for updates/changes with the plan of care.
  • Documented customer attendance and participation level at recreation programs, progress notes, and attended care plan meetings as appropriate.
  • Conducted assessments to develop treatment plans, and participated in care plan meetings to monitor and track patient care.
  • Created Care Plans and attended Care Plan meetings for all residents, assisting with special needs of each resident.
  • Involved in care plan meetings in which family, doctors and head of departments summarized resident's daily progress/decline.
  • Implemented and programmed activities, progress notes, recruited volunteers, attended care plan meetings, prepared monthly calendar
  • Attended Care Plan Meetings with families and provided clinical feedback based on observations and resident goal achievements.
  • Attended Care Plan Meetings on a Quarterly Basis with all members of the care coordination team.
  • Attended daily IDT meetings, weekly Utilization Review meetings, and weekly Care Plan meetings.
  • Attended Care Plan meetings weekly to ensure the needs of the residents were met.
  • Attended care plan meetings, department head meetings, quality assurance committee and in-services.
  • Assessed residents needs and develop resident activity goals in weekly care plan meetings.
  • Attended weekly Care Plan meetings, Organized monthly Activity calendars and monthly newsletters.
  • Scheduled and led Care Plan meetings with family members for each resident.
  • Participated in care plan meetings to address clients' overall health status.
  • Attended Care Plan Meetings and prepared 50% of Activity Care Plans.

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29. Community Involvement

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Here's how Community Involvement is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Increased member and community involvement through planned, implemented, and evaluated activities.
  • Coordinated community involvement in the facility including volunteers and local church groups.
  • Prepared a monthly newsletter that encouraged community involvement in all activities.
  • Participated in marketing with emphasis on family and community involvement.
  • Established a volunteer and community involvement program.
  • Planned events for community involvement.
  • Encouraged community involvement which involved partnering with a local 1st grade class at Easter.
  • Provided activities, such as sensory, exercise, community involvement.
  • Organized volunteer and community involvement for the home.
  • Organized afterschool mentoring at local elementary school specializing in growth, self-esteem, and community involvement.
  • Directed fundraising activities and the preparation of public relations materials towards community involvement.
  • Involved outside ventors and community involvement for the organization.
  • Served on the Care Plan Committee and the Nutrition Committee Organized monthly activity calendar Recruited community involvement Documented patient progress in chart
  • Managed Residential Programs Managed Activity Budget Account Outreached Community Involvement Planned and monitored Resident Care and Behavioral Interventions Facility Event Coordinator

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30. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Advocated on behalf of residents with Alzheimer's /Dementia for improved living environment and appropriate individual activity stations.
  • Implemented community training with focus on Alzheimer's disease Trained and supervised Activity Staff Designed publicity materials.
  • Received specialized training in Alzheimer's activity therapies, including sensory, tactile and aromatherapy techniques.
  • Provided daily structured activities for Alzheimer's patients with emphasis on facilitating involvement and participation.
  • Developed specialized activity program for 33 residents on secure Alzheimer's and Dementia unit residents.
  • Prepared and scheduled daily/monthly activities for Alzheimer and Dementia residents throughout the facility.
  • Promoted to include management of secured Alzheimer's unit daily programming and operation.
  • Developed and implemented two distinct activity programs-Assisted Living & Alzheimer's population.
  • Conducted recreational programming for assisted living residents and Alzheimer residents.
  • Scheduled and attended numerous in-services/workshops on gerontology and Alzheimer's.
  • Initiated and developed specialized activities for Alzheimer's/ Dementia residents.
  • Coordinated and provided Music Therapy sessions for Alzheimer unit.
  • Worked directly with assisted living and Alzheimer/dementia care residents.
  • Organized Alzheimer awareness programs within the community.
  • Planned, implemented and executed programs customize to meet the individual needs of Skilled Nursing, Alzheimer's and Rehabilitation residents.
  • Worked on community wide organizations, such as The Alzheimer's Association, Variety Club Telethon, and Senior Olympics.
  • Developed, organized and implemented an Alzheimer's specific activities program, including positive, meaningful and failure free tasks.
  • Assisted alert and oriented residents along with those with Alzheimer's Disease in performing their activities of daily living.
  • Planned, implemented, organized and directed activities for the Younger Center, a 60 bed Alzheimer's center.
  • Worked with residents with varying degrees of dementia and Alzheimer's, rehab patients, bedridden patients, etc.

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31. Activity Staff

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Here's how Activity Staff is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Supervised activity staff, performed continual evaluations of staff performance and provided monthly staff meetings and in-services.
  • Controlled budget monitored scheduling of activity staff, ordering supplies, preparing and organizing newsletters.
  • Supervised activity staff so that the department operated smoothly, providing quality service.
  • Managed and supervised the activity staff to ensure programs were performed successfully.
  • Planned and organized staff development and orientation programs for activity staff.
  • Fostered supportive interaction between Activity Staff, client and caregiver.
  • Monitored and corrected job performance of activity staff.
  • Supervised other activity staff and numerous community volunteers.
  • Supervised an activity staff for programming of activities.
  • Supervised and supported activity staff and volunteers.
  • Supervised and evaluated Performance of Activity Staff.
  • Supervised and coordinated responsibilities of activity staff.
  • Supervised activity staff & Volunteer program.
  • Prepared performance evaluations for activity staff.
  • Managed activity staff and volunteers.
  • Managed and supervised activity staff.
  • Managed activity staff, charting, care plans, family meetings, planned activities, lead activities, resident council, etc
  • Managed activity staff to provide a comprehensive activity program for a population of 85 residents and their families.
  • Created a variety of new programs as needed for clientele, as well as conducting activity staff meetings.
  • Created monthly recreation calendar, trained and managed activity staff and led many programs myself.

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32. Prospective Residents

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Here's how Prospective Residents is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Generated new prospective residents by promoting and marketing community-related events.
  • Provided tours / guides of the facility to prospective residents and their families.
  • Assisted Marketing Director in giving tours of our facility for prospective residents.
  • Conducted tours for prospective residents and explained every aspect of the lease.
  • Conducted sale tours for prospective residents and families.
  • Conducted facility tours and did follow up evaluations of all prospective residents.

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33. Activity Assistants

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Here's how Activity Assistants is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Managed a staff of Resident Activity Assistants who implemented and facilitated scheduled activity/ recreation groups throughout the day.
  • Managed Activity Assistants, including shift scheduling, performance reviews and general supervision.
  • Coordinated volunteer program and supervised all activity assistants and facility volunteers.
  • Supervised activity assistants, volunteers and summer work program participants.
  • Delegated responsibilities among five activity assistants, including transportation services.
  • Managed and supervised 5 activity assistants and Transportation Department.
  • Managed scheduling of activity assistants, volunteers and presenters.
  • Provided leadership and management of five activity assistants.
  • Created employee evaluations and discussed with activity assistants.
  • Supervised a department of 5 activity assistants.
  • Hired activity assistants and conducted performance evaluations.
  • Trained activity assistants for the department
  • Supervised activity assistants and volunteers.
  • Supervised Activity Assistants and drivers.
  • Supervised a staff of two activity assistants being responsible for time cards, annual staff review, and weekly 1:1 meetings.
  • Managed a staff of three activity assistants along with helping the director of nursing run her staff of 100 CNA's.
  • Selected, interviewed, hired, and supervised volunteers, bus drivers, activity assistants, and entertainers.
  • Managed staff of 1-2 activity assistants, Music Therapy students and interns, and volunteers.
  • Supervised a team of four activity assistants at a one hundred-seven bed nursing home.
  • Supervised up to 20 activity assistants; charged with overseeing volunteer program and participants.

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34. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Maintained communication with family members and medical staff regarding health improvements or declines.
  • Involved in team meetings, with medical staff and families to discuss residents' accomplishments, behavioral changes and continuing needs.
  • Maintained communication with various medical staff at weekly meetings, to meet the goals of each patient.
  • Prepared progress charts and periodic reports for medical staff and other members of treatment team.
  • Teamed with medical staff to provide the best care to our varied group.
  • Assisted medical staff in obtaining vital signs from residents during physician visits.

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35. Activity Assessments

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Here's how Activity Assessments is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Conducted and assessed residents for activity groups; assessed and completed activity assessments for 16 behavioral health patients.
  • Carried out charting and documentation of activity assessments, attendance and response to therapeutic recreation sessions.
  • Filled out initial activity assessments to determine activity interests and backgrounds on residents.
  • Completed activity assessments and documented resident involvement for the use of future planning.
  • Completed activity assessments, annual reports, and other documentation as required.
  • Updated activity assessments, presented recommendations at care plan meetings.
  • Prepared activity assessments for all residents admitted to facility.
  • Interviewed residents to complete Initial Activity Assessments.
  • Prepared resident social histories and activity assessments.
  • Completed activity assessments and documentation including MDS, care plans, progress notes and other documentation as needed.
  • Performed activity assessments on all residents upon admission, annual, significant changes or as needed.
  • Completed all new activity assessments, Care plans and Notes for all residents within facility.
  • Prepared progress notes as necessary and attended care plan meetings to carry out Activity Assessments.
  • Completed activity assessments on new admits and put the information in point click care.
  • Conducted activity assessments on ever individual in the facility at time of hire date.
  • Conducted activity assessments on residents upon admittance; charted it for their care plan.
  • Maintained activity assessments forms documenting residents' daily progress and/or decline.
  • Completed psychosocial assessments, behavior analysis, and activity assessments.
  • Documented activity assessments and social service MDS -Budgeted and ordered materials for department supplies -Maintain all activity related records/ documentation filing.
  • Planned and conducted daily activities for Residents* Provided 1:1 visits for residents* Completed quarterly activity assessments* Provide residents with social interaction

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36. Specific Needs

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Here's how Specific Needs is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Established a supportive yet challenging program for residents of a new Memory Impaired Unit meeting their specific needs and interests.
  • Planned, implemented and monitored recreation programs to meet the specific needs of each and all residents.
  • Coordinated parties, games, outings and spent time to meet resident s specific needs.
  • Developed and implemented care plans for all residents in accordance to their specific needs.
  • Trained care to meet the specific needs each client Managed office supplies, vendors, organization and upkeep

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37. Community Events

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Here's how Community Events is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Coordinated both Community events and Staff Retention events: supervised events, delegated responsibilities, publicized to maximize participation.
  • Coordinated with other public service organizations to host community events benefiting those in need.
  • Maintained strong relationships with community members to ensure resident involvement in community events.
  • Coordinated a facility newsletter, coordinated community events, fundraisers.
  • Developed weekly and quarterly marketing plans and hosted community events.
  • Organized community events and outings to local points-of-interest.
  • Coordinated community events with local agencies.
  • Organized community events and charities.
  • Transported residents to community events.
  • Worked with other department heads to plan community events outside of Activities Department to create an atmosphere conducive for Marketing.
  • Worked with the Executive Director to help develop strategies, such as, community events to bring in new clients.
  • Created large community events on a regular basis, including Car Show, carnivals, Art shows and more.
  • Coordinated and worked with volunteers to assist in large group programs, Resort Events, and community events.
  • Planned and oversaw large, quarterly family and community events, as well as quarterly memorial services.
  • Assisted with the marketing department in giving tours, organizing small community events and large city events.
  • Transported and accompanied clients to shopping centers, appointments, social gatherings and community events.
  • Planned and executed social trips to museums, concerts, community events, and eateries.
  • Coordinated Volunteer services from as well as community events inside and outside the facility.
  • Assisted the sales & marketing director with community events both in planning and implementation.
  • Organized outings, community events, special dinners and programs for staff and residents.

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38. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Ensured proper documentation/medical records management for all residents; assisted with budget management and inventory management responsibilities for facility.
  • Attended interdisciplinary care plan meetings and documented in MDS and resident medical records as appropriate.
  • Started out doing Medical Records/Central Supplies-moved up to Activity Director.
  • Recorded their current participation and attendance in their medical records.
  • Reviewed medical records for resident safety.
  • Updated Medical Records for all residents
  • Started as Medical Records Clerk and moved to Activities Director within 4 months.
  • Learned the legal role that chart-based medical records hold during court proceedings.
  • Reviewed patient's medical records for regulatory compliance from admission to discharge.
  • Completed the medical records charting including the MDS 3.0.
  • Maintained and protected resident's medical records.
  • Maintained Medical Records & Care Plans.
  • Tracked all progress in medical records.
  • Recieved State Certified Medical Records Certificate.
  • Organized family events, managed budget, assisted with tours, Medical records and administrative duties as needed.
  • Obtained information from medical records, medical staff for patientsthemselves to assess their capabilities, needs and interests.
  • Developed treatment plans based on patient assessments, medical records, and facts provided in physician's consult.

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39. Social Events

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Here's how Social Events is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Coordinated community service and social events each semester, benefiting local and international service organizations.
  • Organized, implemented and supervised activities, outings and social events within a 60-residential facility.
  • Developed monthly calendar of activities, organized and planned social events for residents.
  • Prepared monthly newsletter and activity calendars for social events throughout the community.
  • Required recruitment and management of department employees and a significant volunteer program to assist in meeting resident needs and social events.
  • Planned and coordinated trips, tours, outings, entertainment, arts, crafts and social events for them.
  • Organized, supervised, and hosted large social events such as corporate parties, dances, and holiday celebrations.
  • Created festive, original, and entertaining social events, creating memories for the residents and family members.
  • Developed schedule of activities including physical, spiritual, cognitive and social events, outings and skills classes.
  • Planned and implemented daily and monthly calendars of events, entertainment, social events and outings.
  • Coordinated social events and resident council meetings with the assistance of Activity Department staff members.
  • Scheduled, planned, and directed parties and social events for community members.
  • Certified activity Director, charts write notes, plan social events and decorate.
  • Directed activities in games, music, cooking, and social events.
  • Transported residents to and from doctor's appointments and social events.
  • Planned social events, hired entertainers, and planned community outings.
  • Organized chapter social events and provided food for meetings.
  • Instituted large scale social events for residents and families.
  • Organized social events for residents and their families.
  • Designed and organized monthly parties and social events.

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40. Individual Needs

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Here's how Individual Needs is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Planned a separate monthly calendar of programs for the Special Care Dementia Unit in accordance with the resident's individual needs.
  • Created monthly activities calendar to meet the individual needs and interests of the nursing home residents and post-acute rehab patients.
  • Designed creative and exciting life enrichment programs to meet the individual needs and interests of residents in personal care/dementia units.
  • Planned, scheduled and implemented a varied activity program to meet individual needs and interests of the geriatric population.
  • Scheduled, supervised and keep records of residents'activities, meeting their individual needs in the best manner possible.
  • Maintained close daily contact with nursing staff regarding residents' planned activities, medications and individual needs.
  • Advocated on behalf of residents to consistently meet individual needs, expectations, and requests whenever possible.
  • Participated in weekly staff evaluations of residents, in order to meet individual needs of the residents.
  • Engaged in a rigorous daily activity schedule to meet the individual needs of resort guests.
  • Designed creative and exciting program meeting group and individual needs and interests of residents.
  • Supervised, developed, and evaluated programs for individual needs and preferences of residents.
  • Worked directly with seniors and family members to meet their individual needs.
  • Used social work skills to design programs that met individual needs.
  • Created care plans for individual seniors based on their individual needs.
  • Assisted residents with individual needs and offered support to family members.
  • Scheduled daily one on one time with patients to focus on individual needs and psychosocial goals.
  • Provided multi-faceted Activity Program structured to the individual needs and interests of the patient.

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41. Social Activities

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Here's how Social Activities is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Designed, supervised and executed social activities and events for senior residents; acquired, completed and filled necessary documentation.
  • Developed and implemented daily recreational and social activities for residents of various cognitive and physical levels.
  • Created and implemented daily activity programs to include physical, intellectual and social activities.
  • Facilitated participation in daily exercise group, outdoor gardening, and social activities.
  • Facilitated activities in a large residential community through planned social activities.
  • Supported resident led activities and created innovative social activities for residents.
  • Organized and developed a volunteer program for social activities.
  • Arranged social activities and overseen recreational department staff.
  • Coordinated and implemented social activities for patients.
  • Planned and administered ongoing activity programs with both group and individuals including social activities, outings, and creative artistic activities.
  • Coordinated a program of large and small motor skills, sensory and social activities for a 15 bed dementia unit.
  • Composed and carried out activities for elderly such as sports, trips, social activities, or arts and crafts.
  • Envisioned, designed and directed social activities and events for more than 500 senior citizen residents and surrounding community seniors.
  • Reinvented the entire social program from scratch, introducing new party concepts and significantly increasing social activities and outings.
  • Planned organized and implemented recreational and social activities for the elderly in a long term care facility.
  • Organized social activities for the enjoyment, intellectual stimulation and psychological well being of residents and patients.
  • Planned and implemented all musical events, holiday celebrations and social activities for nursing home residents.
  • Established social activities such as arts, crafts, music, exercise, and educational.
  • Scheduled social activities, such as monthly dinners, to foster unity and brotherhood.
  • Coordinated all social activities, fundraisers, benefit programs and senior related events.

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42. Individual Resident

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Here's how Individual Resident is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Planned and executed an activity program designed to assist the individual resident re-establish and maintain his/her own lifestyle.
  • Organized and facilitated monthly family member meetings to discuss the progress of each individual resident.
  • Assessed individual residents as an active member of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Provided and assisted individual residents with positive interaction frameworks.
  • Documented care plans on individual residents.
  • Helped design and implement an ongoing program of activities designed to meet the needs of each individual resident based on abilities.
  • Developed the care plans, progress notes, and care area assessments based off each individual resident's needs and preferences.
  • Collected data of individual residents' dietary preferences, food allergies, and assistance needed with activities of daily living.
  • Determined individual residents' abilities and incorporated them in the planning of group and one on one programming.
  • Supported and developed the physical, intellectual, social, emotional and spiritual aspects of individual residents.
  • Involved in the IDT/Plan of Care meetings with family members to discuss individual resident care and progress.
  • Learned about individual residents and know what they enjoy, if not from them from family.
  • Developed a new Calendar Program for activities and a daily attendance sheet for individual residents.
  • Developed Care Plans to meet individual resident's needs.
  • Worked with individual resident and in groups.
  • Participated in a review of individual Residents' Care Plans and documented activity progresses quarterly or when a significant change occurred.
  • Scheduled Activities for Residents, kept documentation on individual residents activity levels.
  • Created, implemented and managed 118 individual resident careplans.
  • Worked with individual resident and in groups Do walking rounds for individual resident to create activity that will interest them.

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43. Bingo

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Here's how Bingo is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Provided activities such as morning walks, chair aerobics, card games, bingo, horticulture therapy, and pet therapy.
  • Scheduled daily activities for residents such as Bingo, chair aerobics, Guest Speakers, devotionals and Arts & Crafts.
  • Organized monthly activity calendar of daily social events such as Bingo, coffee hour, exercise classes, trivia.
  • Scheduled and coordinated calendar of group activities, including: movie nights, bingo, and outdoor adventures.
  • Entertained elderly patients with board games, Bingo, Poker cards, puzzles and read newspaper to them.
  • Liaised with residents and participated in events ranging from games and outings to shows and bingo.
  • Administered various activities for residents such as bingo, baking, crafts, etc.
  • Led tours, Bingo, Ice Cream Socials, and many other events.
  • Scheduled the trips, planned the parties, coordinated and called bingo.
  • Supervised activities such as Bingo, games and arts and crafts.
  • Implemented games, such as bingo, cards, arts and crafts, and more.
  • Collaborated with independent senior living communities to bring in events such as bingo and art classes Maintained a Michigan Dining assistant certification
  • Planned and coordinated community events appropriate to their abilities Assisted handicapped residents with different activities, such as Bingo and Trivia.
  • Implemented daily interactions with nursing homes for activities for seniors, bingo , blood pressure checks, senior breakfast, etc.
  • Planned daily activities to keep all residents active, such as bingo, exercise,holiday parties, and more.
  • United States Planning daily activities for residents o Baking, coloring, painting, Bingo, going for walks
  • Planned daily activitys and outings for the tenants, shopping, bingo, crafts.
  • Created bingo auctions to allow for inhome residents.
  • Provided Recreation , Crafts, Bingo, Entertainment and Inspirational Service on Sundays as well as Special guest during the week .

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44. Individual Activities

low Demand
Here's how Individual Activities is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Outlined and implemented daily group and individual activities for residents through a monthly activity calendar.
  • Designed and implemented daily groups and individual activities through collaboration with interdisciplinary team members.
  • Managed, budgeted, and planned group and individual activities for 150-bed skilled nursing, sub-acute, and rehabilitation center.
  • Constructed an activity program based on group, community, and individual activities for all three assisted living facilities.
  • Provided instructions and supplies for other employees, residents or volunteers to assist with group or individual activities.
  • Recognized and met the challenge of structuring individual activities for multiple ages and ability levels.
  • Planned a total of fourteen hours of group activities and individual activities per week.
  • Planned group and individual activities designed to restore self-care and well-being.
  • Maintained daily records of children's individual activities, behaviors.
  • Planned and led group and individual activities for 68 bed facility Wrote and evaluated care plan goals and objectives for each resident
  • Evaluated 95 clients & prepared monthly Administered group & individual activities, social, spiritual & creative activities.
  • Managed and implemented all aspects of resident recreation program Scheduled community volunteers Facilitated resident outings Provided individual activities Documented quarterly progress notes

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45. Leisure Activities

low Demand
Here's how Leisure Activities is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Encouraged residents to participate in leisure activities and one-on-one visits.
  • Encouraged residents to develop interests and participate in leisure activities.
  • Provided leisure activities and arranged weekly community outing groups
  • Counseled seniors regarding outside leisure activities.
  • Used leisure activities especially structured group programs to improve and maintain patients' general health and well-being.
  • Created Art Therapy program and expanded the scope of leisure activities available to the members.
  • Planned, scheduled, and coordinated all leisure activities for 42-resident facility.
  • Planned and coordinated educational and leisure activities for scouts and their families.

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46. Department Heads

low Demand
Here's how Department Heads is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Coordinated all move-ins to ensure a smooth transition through collaboration with all other community department heads.
  • Fostered team corporation between Department Heads and line staff to improve the quality of living for residents.
  • Interacted with department heads and personnel to achieve goals and objectives for overall facility excellence.
  • Monitored Resident Council meetings and generated a report for all Department Heads.
  • Coordinated weekend work schedule for Department Heads.
  • Worked with physicians and department heads in psychotropic reviewcommittee.
  • Worked with other department heads to provide services of highest industry standards.

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47. Community Outings

low Demand
Here's how Community Outings is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Organized and encouraged attendance in social, recreational, educational, spiritual activities and community outings for residents of Independent Living.
  • Implemented procedure which required residents to complete emergency information forms prior to attending scheduled community outings.
  • Planned and implemented a variety of community outings for residents of various functioning levels.
  • Developed bulletin boards, established fundraisers, and supervised community outings.
  • Created monthly activity calendars and coordinated community outings for residents.
  • Transported and supervised residents on community outings.
  • Supervised and assisted staff during community outings.
  • Implemented social program of exercise, entertainment, education, and community outings, meeting clients' physical and mental needs.
  • Implemented social programs-exercise, entertainment, education, spiritual, community outings, meeting resident physical and mental needs.
  • Provided 1:1, small, and large group activities along with community outings and special holiday events.
  • Organized and led group activities, community outings, service projects, and independent leisure activities.
  • Assisted with patients funds, organized community outings and athletic tournaments Dates of Employment
  • Assisted in executing both group activities and community outings.
  • Expanded the community outings program.
  • Provided experiential learning opportunities through teambuilding, social skills group and community outings.

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48. Care Conferences

low Demand
Here's how Care Conferences is used in Activities Director jobs:
  • Completed assessment/care plans and participated in team care conferences with family members/ residents.
  • Participated in Care Conferences as part of interdisciplinary team.
  • Participated in weekly care conferences.
  • Required to attend and participate in IDT meetings to include care conferences, weights and skin, falls and psychotropic.
  • Presented at recognized health care conferences such as Life Services Network and The Governor's Conference on Aging.
  • Assisted in weekly meetings: Behavior Management, Care Conferences with families, Nutritional, and Clinical meetings.
  • Developed monthly calendars, assisted with activities, recruited volunteers, attended care conferences, and included families.
  • Attended care conferences with members of the interdisciplinary team to develop, implement and evaluate plans of care.
  • Attended care conferences ensuring residents needs were being met as directed by the family and care plan.
  • Involved in Family Care Conferences and Interdisciplinary Team meetings to discuss the well being of the resident.6.
  • Participated in unit based Quality Assurance Programs, Care Conferences, and Residents at Risks Meetings.
  • Developed care plans for all patients, partook in weekly family care conferences.
  • Contributed to interdisciplinary team plan of care conferences on a daily basis.
  • Provided weekly updates on patient progress during family care conferences.
  • Attended care conferences as well as writing assessments.
  • Conducted weekly care conferences with family members.
  • Led care conferences to discuss resident care.
  • Assisted in creating weekly Care Conferences.
  • Attended care conferences with Executive director and families in regards to resident assessments and change of care plans.
  • Counseled families and residents during care conferences Chair Employee Relations Committee, member Community Committee, QI Committee

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20 Most Common Skill For An Activities Director

Daily Activities8.8%
Activity Director8.4%
Activity Programs6.5%
Patient Care5.6%
Facility5.3%
Activity Department4.7%
Special Events4.7%
Dementia3.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Activities Director

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
8.8%
8.8%
2
2
Activity Director
Activity Director
8.4%
8.4%
3
3
Activity Programs
Activity Programs
6.5%
6.5%
4
4
Patient Care
Patient Care
5.6%
5.6%
5
5
Facility
Facility
5.3%
5.3%
6
6
Activity Department
Activity Department
4.7%
4.7%
7
7
Special Events
Special Events
4.7%
4.7%
8
8
Dementia
Dementia
3.6%
3.6%
9
9
MDS
MDS
3.5%
3.5%
10
10
Customer Service
Customer Service
3%
3%
11
11
Group Activities
Group Activities
2.8%
2.8%
12
12
Social Needs
Social Needs
2.6%
2.6%
13
13
Resident Activities
Resident Activities
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Therapeutic Activities
Therapeutic Activities
2.2%
2.2%
16
16
Psychosocial Assessments
Psychosocial Assessments
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
Independent Living
Independent Living
2%
2%
18
18
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Memory Care
Memory Care
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Community Resources
Community Resources
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
State Regulations
State Regulations
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Federal Regulations
Federal Regulations
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Department Budget
Department Budget
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Staff Members
Staff Members
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Physical Needs
Physical Needs
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Resident Participation
Resident Participation
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
CPR
CPR
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Care Plan Meetings
Care Plan Meetings
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Community Involvement
Community Involvement
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Activity Staff
Activity Staff
1%
1%
32
32
Prospective Residents
Prospective Residents
1%
1%
33
33
Activity Assistants
Activity Assistants
1%
1%
34
34
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Activity Assessments
Activity Assessments
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Specific Needs
Specific Needs
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Community Events
Community Events
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Social Events
Social Events
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Individual Needs
Individual Needs
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Social Activities
Social Activities
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Individual Resident
Individual Resident
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Bingo
Bingo
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Individual Activities
Individual Activities
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Leisure Activities
Leisure Activities
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Department Heads
Department Heads
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Community Outings
Community Outings
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Care Conferences
Care Conferences
0.5%
0.5%

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