Top Activity Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Activity Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Activity Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.0% of Activity Assistant resumes contained Daily Activities as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Activity Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Activity Assistant 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 Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Organized daily activities * Delegated tasks among residential members * Supervised and served lunch to members * Responsible for daily announcements
  • Supported Activities Director with daily activities programming including restorative dinning, special activities and facility functions and affairs.
  • Facilitated daily activities and encouraged participation in Assisted Living and Memory Care areas.
  • Supervised residents with severe developmental disabilities in daily activities and off site trips.
  • Coordinated daily activities for geriatrics residents in an assisted living facility.
  • Conducted daily activities under supervision as well as worked independently.
  • Planned and coordinated activities for residents and maintained daily activities log
  • Assisted Activity Director with Planning and Organizing resident daily activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate patients for daily activities.
  • Designed, organized and facilitated programs of daily activities.
  • Provided daily interactions with implemented daily activities for residents.
  • Helped residents' interaction and participate in daily activities.
  • Organized and directed residents in many daily activities.
  • Provided various hospitality services and directed daily activities.
  • Assist coordinating and facilitating daily activities for residents.
  • Carry out daily activities planned by activity director.
  • Assist with planning and execution of residents daily activities
  • Encouraged resident participation in program and daily activities.
  • Provided daily activities and interaction with my residents
  • Charted residents daily activities and food intake

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2. Dementia

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Here's how Dementia is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Utilized residents' personal history creating appropriate personal activities thus celebrating daily moments of success regardless of the level of dementia.
  • Interacted closely with dementia residents, families, and visitors to provide a therapeutically effective caring environment.
  • Trained new staff on working with Alzheimer and Dementia Residents and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
  • Implemented exercise programs for geriatric population with Alzheimer's and dementia encouraging participation and increasing social interaction.
  • Coordinated, initiated and orchestrated a sensory based program specific to late stage Dementia residents.
  • Worked with activity staff to engage dementia residents in appropriate organized recreational and group activities.
  • Planned and implemented daily activities specialized towards the needs and abilities of persons with dementia
  • Worked with dementia patients; interacted with patients through physical/mental activities, coordinated events.
  • Provide daily simulating activities for elderly residents, specializing on the dementia unit.
  • Planned and led leisure activities for individuals with Alzheimer's/Dementia or physical disabilities.
  • Planned cognitively stimulating activities for residents with dementia and provided individualized care.
  • Planned and implemented programming activities for assisted living and dementia patients.
  • Collaborated with coworkers to plan meaningful activities for patients with dementia.
  • Developed and executed numerous activities and programs for elderly dementia patients.
  • Helped design and implement activities for dementia and cognitively impaired residents.
  • Developed and put into operation worship service appropriate for seniors with dementia
  • Worked extensively with assisted living and dementia/Alzheimer's residents and families.
  • Provided scheduled activities for different levels of dementia and physical care.
  • Worked well with all patient/residents however specialty was dementia residents.
  • Engaged dementia patients one-on-one in tactile and memory strengthening activities.

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3. Independent Living

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Here's how Independent Living is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Planed and coordinated activities at an Assisted Living facility and provided support for the affiliated Independent Living facility.
  • Worked in primarily assisted living and independent living activities with every other weekend in memory care activities.
  • Performed excellent customer service as the receptionist for 150 independent living residents.
  • Provided support and instruction to families regarding independent living.
  • Worked with the elderly in independent living, on a specialized dementia unit, and the regular skilled nursing care facility.
  • Assist Consumers with independent living skills such as cooking, shopping, cleaning, personal hygiene, transportation and budgeting.
  • Created and implemented daily activities for the Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing Residents.
  • Implemented and helped plan activities for the Senior Living Community in Independent Living & Memory Care Unit
  • Planned and implemented activities for seniors in independent living settings and in the skilled nursing facility.
  • Planned and organized activities in Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care communities.
  • Assist in the coordination of activities for the senior residents of an independent living community.
  • Plan and implement daily and weekly activities and assist with independent living and social skills.
  • Assist Activities Coordinator in all aspects of daily life for independent living residents.
  • Help plan and implement activities for Assisted Living and Independent Living residents.
  • Worked in all areas-Independent Living, Assisted Living & Health Care.
  • Encourage the continuation of independent living skills and practices.
  • Assisted in Independent Living activities and planning.
  • Assisted and Independent living experience.
  • Manage building, coordinate housekeeping, maintenance, and maintain budget Assisted Activity Director with activity programming for Independent Living Program
  • Conducted physical and mental activities to promote independent living for senior citizens.

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4. Alzheimer

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Here's how Alzheimer is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Planned, organized and facilitated focused activities for residents with cognitive disabilities such as Dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Develop and direct activities of interest daily with Alzheimer residents and general patient population.
  • Plan and carry out various activities to engage and entertain residents including Alzheimer/dementia patients.
  • Supervised Alzheimer's unit by coordinating recreation involving cognitive activities with residents.
  • Plan and organize activities for enhanced unit specializing dementia and Alzheimer patients.
  • Provide stimulating recreational programs for seniors in Alzheimer and Assisted Living Units
  • Provide social and emotional support to secure Alzheimer's facility population.
  • Worked with Alzheimer residents using sensory memory activities for stimulation.
  • Created and executed programming for an Alzheimer's activity-based program.
  • Planned activities/interacted with residents diagnosed with Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Specialized in assisting Alzheimer and Dementia patients.
  • Single and group management with Dementia/Alzheimer residents.
  • Specialized in working with Alzheimer's/Dementia residents.
  • Worked with elders and disabled adults with diagnosis such as, mental health, Alzheimer, and other chronic medical conditions.
  • Assist in certain activities with the elderly and Alzheimer patients to maintain a good environment and entertain on a daily basis.
  • Plan, create and do activities with elderly with dementia and Alzheimer's in an assisted living/ mental health facility.
  • Provided additional assistance for Alzheimer's/Dementia residents who were engaged in a variety of activities in the Memory Care group room.
  • Research and plan specific activities geared towards Alzheimer's and elderly patients who live in a long term care setting.
  • Trained on knowing the signs, symptoms, and stages of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia (all types).
  • Help with preparing and assisting residents, currently living in the Alzheimer/recovery unit, with activities on a monthly basis.

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5. Bingo

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Here's how Bingo is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Assist with special events such as barbecues, morning coffee and chat, bingo, family gatherings, crafts, movies.
  • Encourage residents to attend various events, such as bingo, church, cards, board games, and memory activities.
  • Played Bingo and Card games with the residents; Served meal trays and helped feed residents; One on one with residents
  • Organize and encourage residents to participate in activities such as music programs, outings, arts/crafts, Bingo, and others.
  • Group activities including: bingo, arts & crafts, music, holiday events, exercise, notes, etc.
  • Facilitated various classes: Line Dance, Walking Club, Candlelight Relaxation, Care and Share, Bingo, Bowling.
  • Planned and executed activities for resort guests, such as theme nights, arts and crafts, and Bar-B-Que Bingo.
  • Coordinated games and activities for day-room residents (bingo, arts & crafts, on- property walks, etc.)
  • Assisted the Activities Director with keeping the patients entertained with things like park visits, bingo games, and readings.
  • Assist patients on a variety of field trips such as Jacksonville Jaguar games, Bingo Halls and theme parks.
  • Provided evening activities from swimming to bingo which gave clients something to look forward to on a daily basis.
  • Decorated and assisted with all children's activities including dances, movie and bingo nights, and tea party.
  • Provide activities for residents such as bingo, exercise, movies one-on-one visits, arts and crafts, etc.
  • Help with daily activities such as exercise, bingo, meals on wheels, food prep, clean up
  • Created activities to stimulate elderly such as sing-a-longs, ball tossing, walks, puzzles, and bingo.
  • Assisted residents with daily activities which included Manicures, Sing-A-Longs, Bingo, Word Games, and more.
  • Help with activities such as bingo, movie time, and wheel chair travel activity in the parlor.
  • Coordinated activities such as, playing bingo games, social events, and various range of motion exercises.
  • Organize and help plan parties, set up for games, call bingo and many more pass-time ideas.
  • Assist residents with daily activities (current events, bingo, arts and crafts, etc.)

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6. Care Plan Meetings

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Here's how Care Plan Meetings is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Contributed information during interdisciplinary care plan meetings.
  • Conducted individual family care plan meetings.
  • Participated in interdisciplinary care plan meetings.
  • Attended interdisciplinary care plan meetings.
  • Care Planning * Daily Activities * Assisting with Monthly Activity Calendar * Attending Care Plan meetings * Completing quarterly and annual assessments
  • Attended care plan meetings, assisted in charting resident's activity participation and assessed residents for activity groups.
  • Attended weekly and monthly care plan meetings with family members to discuss the care of the resident.
  • Attend Care Plan meetings to discuss each resident's progress and needs with them and their guardian.
  • Coordinated and held care plan meetings with family members to go over patient's progress and goals.
  • Attended weekly Interdisciplinary Care Plan Meetings, responsible for documentation for Alzheimer s and dementia unit.
  • Attend weekly care plan meetings, and coordinate care plan for patients with other departments.
  • Collaborate with staff members and attend care plan meetings regarding residents progress and future planning.
  • Attend weekly Care Plan meetings and maintain current care plans with annual and quarterly updates.
  • Completed daily, weekly care plan reports for each resident and attended care plan meetings.
  • Plan, organize and prepare for weekly care plan meetings for my resident caseload.
  • Attended weekly care plan meetings with family members reviewing resident's activity progress.
  • Attend care plan meetings; prepares 50% of activity care plans weekly.
  • Attended morning and care plan meetings in the absence of the director.
  • Design care plans and attend care plan meetings for fourth floor.
  • Attend care plan meetings and help create individualized Care Plans for residents

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7. Activity Groups

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Here's how Activity Groups is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Executed resident activities for 220 residents, leading activity groups and scheduling entertainment.
  • Facilitate activity groups and assist with all program operations.
  • Conducted activity groups to ensure resident progress and safety.
  • Coordinated activities for residents and led activity groups.
  • Observe residents attendance, mood, and degree of involvement in activity groups and report to proper party.
  • Developed and led patient recreation and activity groups, approximately five (5) daily.
  • Led activity groups such as exercise, discussions, crossword puzzles, and yoga.
  • Lead activity groups for residents at our facility and away from the facility.
  • Complete required documentation in the participation book within 24 hour activity groups.
  • Assist in planning activity groups and following through with planned activities.
  • Conducted activity groups daily, to ensure residents was making progress.
  • Conducted activity groups for both high and low functioning residents.
  • Orchestrate or initiate activity groups to assure residents make progress.
  • Provided ADL's to residents and led activity groups.
  • Led activity Groups for residents on a daily basis.
  • Conduct activity groups to assure residents make progress.
  • Assess assistant living residents for activity groups.
  • Make assessments on residents for activity groups.
  • Assisted in running various social activity groups.
  • Assist residents with activity groups.

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8. Activity Director

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Here's how Activity Director is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted the Activity Director with planning and executing recreational, social and therapeutic activities for residents within a Retirement Community.
  • Recognized by activity director for excellent therapeutic skills and the ability to encourage residents to participate in activities.
  • Replaced past Activity Directors in planning, organizing, developing and directing quality activities for all residents.
  • Worked directly with resident activity director in creating monthly calendar of events for apartment community.
  • Assisted mentally impaired or emotionally disturbed patients, working under direction of the Activity Director.
  • Recorded and reported any behavioral or physical changes to nurse supervisor and activity director.
  • Provide daily monitoring and observation of participants and report any changes to Activity Director.3.
  • Assisted the Activity Director in planning cognitively stimulating activities for residents with dementia.
  • Assisted Student Activity Director with preparation of intramural and other sports related activities.
  • Assisted Activity director plan and create monthly calendar of events ensuring resident participation.
  • Collaborated with activity director to develop engaging and interacting activities for residents.
  • Assisted activity director in preparing recreational and therapeutic activities for residents.
  • Provided new ideas to Activity Director and supervised in Directors absence.
  • Assisted Activity Director in all phases of resident activity planning and execution
  • Assisted activity director in planning and execution of Special Olympics.
  • Reported observations of participation and their needs to Activity Director.
  • Monitored resident behaviors and communicated to nursing home activity director.
  • Completed Practicum for Activity Directors CourseCreate and plan monthly calendar.
  • Worked closely with Activity Director to begin working towards Certification.
  • Assisted Activity Director with creating monthly calendar for residents.

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9. Activity Programs

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Here's how Activity Programs is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Assist nursing home nurses in developing activity programs for resident patients* Monitor resident behaviors and communicate to nursing home activity directors.
  • Maintain detailed records of activity programs and participation of individual residents, identifying progress toward established care plan goals.
  • Facilitate and implement broad range of therapeutic activity programs in a skilled nursing facility.
  • Developed and implemented leisure activity programs for the skilled and assisted living residents.
  • Coordinated transportation, communicated with Activities Director and set up for activity programs.
  • Lead assigned activity programs and maintain records of events and resident participation.
  • Design and implement activity programs for residents in a Skilled Nursing Facility.
  • Implemented regular staff training on activity programs for residents with dementia.
  • Maintain detailed records of activity programs and participation of individual residents.
  • Assisted Program Supervisor in planning, designing and implementing activity programs.
  • Initiated and implemented activity programs for Alzheimer/dementia patients and rehabilitation patients.
  • Prepare activity programs and activities for individual and group activities.
  • Designed accessible and adapted activity programs for people with disabilities.
  • Motivate team members and volunteers provide high quality activity programs.
  • Evaluated the recreational needs of residents and developed activity programs.
  • Assisted in evaluating resident recreational needs and developing activity programs.
  • Assist Recreational Service Director in implementing quality activity programs.
  • Participate in cross-functional team activities to improvise activity programs.
  • Involved the resident/family in planning activity programs when possible.
  • Assist and monitor residents participating in activity programs.

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10. Recreational Activities

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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Participated in assessing, organized and implemented recreational activities, participated in care planning meetings, intakes, and endless documentation.
  • Promote resident engagement in recreational activities that stimulates mind and body to prevent declination in emotional and physical health.
  • Coordinated and managed group sessions, including recreational activities for senior citizens and occupational therapy with stroke patients.
  • Develop and implement leisure recreational activities and activities that provide functional skills to persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Planned and implemented recreational activities, observed and documented their activity levels and participation in such.
  • Promoted socialization by meeting individually with patients experiencing isolation or anxiety to gradually introduce recreational activities.
  • Organized, supervised, and encouraged residents to participate in social or recreational activities.
  • Supervised and participated in the recreational activities of adolescents in a mental health unit.
  • Coordinate constructive weekend recreational activities for the residents in accordance with state guidelines.
  • Ensured overall safety and well-being of all program participants with outdoor recreational activities.
  • Planned, organized and facilitated specialized recreational activities for residents with cognitive disabilities.
  • Prepared and executed recreational activities for existing patients involved in a program.
  • Scheduled and managed recreational activities; excelled in customer relations and support.
  • Planned daily recreational activities and exercise programs for elderly nursing home patients.
  • Assisted Activities Director with planning and supervision of recreational activities for residents.
  • Oversee and implement recreational activities, educational activities, and social activities.
  • Assisted individuals with developmental disabilities with their daily tasks and recreational activities.
  • Organized and executed a variety of recreational activities for resort guests.
  • Planned recreational activities and events while maintaining company's monthly budget
  • Assisted residents with recreational activities, exercise and personal hygiene.

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11. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Provide excellent customer service to residents and created an environment of open communication and group participation in planning events and activities.
  • Gathered and emptied trash and recycling bins, and consistently recognized by management for providing superior customer service.
  • Provide excellent customer service to residents and families, develops activities for dementia residents and assists Activities Director.
  • Prepared major activities, change daily agendas.prepared breakfast.printing, faxing answering calls.money handling, customer service.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service by assisting members in a timely, friendly manner.
  • Show outstanding customer Service to different attitudes of intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Provided exceptional customer service to international students by anticipating student needs.
  • Provide excellent customer service to Residents and their families/visitors.
  • Provided excellent customer service and maintained resident records.
  • Provide customer service as needed also update medical records
  • Provided loving care and exceptional customer service.
  • Provided extensive personalized customer service.
  • Provided excellent customer service to both residents and families on a daily basis including individual time and care.
  • Answered incoming high volume calls, provided customer service support solving customer's concerns resulting in positive outcomes.
  • Interacted with residents, their families, and vendors within the nursing home and provided exceptional customer service.
  • Aided staff in activity functions, assisted individual residents, provided customer service, and various clerical duties.
  • Trained new employees to function and perform necessary skills to process payroll and effectively provide excellent customer service.
  • Performed customer service during all indoor and outdoor activities such as; games, mobility, etc.
  • Heightened the customer service experience for residents and their families by providing the highest level of care.
  • Provided customer service by assisting residents and visitors with information, inquires, and handled all concerns.

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12. Activities Assistant

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Here's how Activities Assistant is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Performed assigned duties as activities assistant under direction of supervisor.
  • Promoted from receptionist to activities assistant.
  • Filled the role of activities assistant until, worked on and off until returning to school the following year.
  • Supervised fourteen (14) Student Activities Assistants with regards to office responsibilities and work schedule for university events !
  • Prepare activity schedule: The activities assistant has to prepare the activities schedule with the Program Director.
  • Job Duties: Activities Assistant for the B - wing, assisting Alzheimer patients with behavior problems.
  • Job Duties dietary management, transportation, activities assistant, care giver, medication dispenser & sanitation
  • Bring fulfillment and quality of life to our residents in this role as an Activities Assistant.
  • Worked part-time as an activities assistant for mentally and physically disabled children and adults.
  • Started as a housekeeper and within a month got promoted to Activities Assistant.
  • General Activities Assistant Duties - such as assisting residents with daily enrichment activities.
  • Executed group events as an activities assistant at Randolph Hills Nursing home.
  • Receive a promotion to the Activities Department as an Activities Assistant.
  • Provided training and guidance to new Activities Assistants and Volunteers.
  • Served as an Activities Assistant for disabled and elderly residents.
  • Served as an Activities Assistant in a retirement community.
  • Worked as an activities assistant for elderly clients.
  • Moved up from server to activities assistant.
  • Worked as an activities assistant.
  • Weekend Activities Assistant in Memory Care

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13. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Provide high-quality patient care while preserving patient dignity and minimize discomfort.
  • Regulated under Patient Care and Safety Medication Administration law.
  • Charted for each resident who participated and provided patient care in transporting those who needed assistance to and from rooms.
  • Performed specified direct and indirect patient care activities and supportive services under the guidance and direction of licensed staff LPN.
  • Assigned staff to meet patient care needs and address productivity standards, while adjusting for census, skill mix.
  • Facilitate activities at NHC, assist with daily operation, such as, patient care, and food service.
  • Provided patient care by supplying and emptying bed pans, applying dressings and supervising exercise routines.
  • Communicated with patients and family members to ensure that the best possible patient care was given.
  • Developed patient care plans, including assessments, evaluations, and activity desires / goals.
  • Delivered room visits, patient care conferences, activities, programs filing, and more.
  • Determine and review patient care plan and activity goals to improve their quality of life.
  • Provided patient care by assisting nurses with patient cleaning, inventory, feeding and supervision.
  • Help with patient care such as bathing, grooming, dressing, and feeding.
  • Organized and communicated patient care activities to the patient and to the nurse.
  • Provided complete patient care including bathing, dressing; ambulation, and transport.
  • Maintain records of patient care to report and discuss observations with supervisor.
  • Provide direct patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse.
  • Provide in-home treatment and patient care for the developmentally disabled.
  • Involved in creating patient care plans and evaluating their effectiveness.
  • Train new employees in patient care and company policies

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14. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Planned facility special events and made arrangements for outside events with consideration to accommodations for handicap accessibility and individual needs.
  • Structured and unstructured planning and creating age-appropriate activities, implement special events, tournaments and recreation trips.
  • Interview new residents, introduce activity department, and encourage participation in activities and special events.
  • Supervised five volunteers and delegated tasks to coordinate special events and manage daily activities.
  • Manage individual activity notifications, community activity board, and special events.
  • Skilled Dementia care * Therapeutic based activities * Coordination of special events
  • Organized holiday and special events including dances and booking entertainers.
  • Coordinated special events and assisted clients on off-unit therapeutic activities.
  • Guided the residents through daily activities and coordinated special events
  • Implemented special events for holidays and international program.
  • Coordinated special events with outside vendors and entertainers.
  • Provided transportation for special events for residents.
  • Coordinated and implemented special events and activities.
  • Communicate with families and unscheduled activities, help with the calendar & decorate activity room for specific holidays and special events.
  • Coordinated with the Director of Activities for special events, as needed, including performing other job related duties as assigned.
  • Participated in other departmental duties, such as resident council, decorating for holidays, and setting up for special events.
  • Planned and coordinated social activities within the facility; daily exercise program; special events and parties; and off-site events
  • Assisted the Activities Director in creating, planning, and hosting numerous daily activities and special events for senior residents.
  • Assisted the Activities Department with special events, and daily activities for the Sisters including party planning and ordering supplies/food.
  • Implemented activities and special events, which met the physical, social, emotional and, cognitive needs of patients.

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15. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Monitor vital signs and keep record of resident information
  • Obtained vital signs and other pertinent information for nursing staff; ensuring charts maintained according to standards.
  • Measured patient's range-of-motion, body parts, and vital signs to determine effects of treatments.
  • Assisted patients with activities such as dressing, feeding, personal hygiene, and vital signs.
  • Documented all care and health issues for follow-up and also obtaining and documenting vital signs.
  • Measure and record food and liquid intake and output also measure and record vital signs.
  • Assisted female consumers in treatment with transportation needs, assisted with medication, vital signs.
  • Record vital signs such as blood pressure, Temperature, pulse as directed by medical.
  • Perform vital signs, monitoring fluid/food intake, specimen collections for (UDS).
  • Take vital signs, examine for bruises, blood in urine or other injuries/wounds.
  • Measured and recorded patients' medical information, vital signs, height and weight.
  • Maintain patient stability by checking vital signs and weight, and recording urine output.
  • Document patient input and output, percentage of food eaten, and vital signs.
  • Obtained residents vital signs, charted all day to day activities and progress.
  • Performed EKG's as well as checking and reporting abnormal vital signs.
  • Monitor and record vital signs as requested by nursing staff.
  • Monitor resident's vital signs and blood glucose levels.
  • Monitor vital signs and report abnormal or unusual results.
  • Weigh patients, take and record vital signs.
  • Record patient's daily activities and vital signs.

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16. MDS

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Here's how MDS is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Perform annual activity MDS reassessment by writing, maintaining, and ensuring proper filing of required documentation with timeliness and accuracy.
  • Reviewed and completed MDS information; attended workshops, seminars and provided one-on-one recreational therapy when needed.
  • Documented activity assessments, activity section on MDS, and recorded resident participation and progress in activities.
  • General documentation includes assessments, MDS's, care plans, progress notes, care conference notes and resident council notes.
  • Assist the director in completing activity portion of MDS 3.0, in which I lead resident, staff and family interviews.
  • Provided a full comprehensive assessment (MDS) and attending interdisciplinary meeting with families to discuss the care of the residents.
  • Gathered information for both MDS document and activities assessments from new admits, annual review, status change etc.
  • Implement and conduct resident leisure time activities; responsible for documentation, resident assessment, progress notes and MDS.
  • Assist with accurate completion of MDS, MDS interview process, and Care Plan process, activity assessment.
  • Complete Section F of MDS for our rehab floor, fill out care plans and adjust as needed.
  • Performed facilities pain/mood MDS interviews with residents, notified findings to appropriate staff if further intervention was needed.
  • Maintain documentation on each resident including MDS reports, assessments, care plans, and progress notes.
  • Worked closely with director to plan monthly activities, conduct groups, and complete MDS interviews.
  • Develop individualized plans of care based on assessment tools and Minimum Data Set (MDS).
  • Completed documentation to fulfill state requirements, including activities assessments, MDS, Care Plan Goals.
  • Interview residents and family upon admission to assess for activity interests using the MDS protocol.
  • Assisted with assessment, documentation, Point-Click Care, MDS 3.0, and progress notes.
  • Conduct resident assessments, MDS interviews and input progress notes for residents activity involvement.
  • Enter updates in Matrix, put together and complete MDS assessments for new residents.
  • Completed quarterly, annual and significant change in status paperwork to complete MDS forms.

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17. Physical Support

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Here's how Physical Support is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Supervised participants for safety while providing physical support and assistance to the Activities Director as necessary.
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as going on outings, and exercising.
  • Provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities, such as standing, walking, or exercising.
  • Recognized for ability to monitor and provide emotional and physical support to patients and staff.
  • Provide physical support an assist patients in preforming daily living activities.
  • provide physical support to assist patients to perform daily living activities.

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18. Memory Care

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Here's how Memory Care is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Earned a reputation for having the highest participation with Memory Care residents in special care unit according to daily participation records.
  • Planned and implemented activities for residents with advanced dementia residing in the specialized Memory Care Unit.
  • Encouraged and motivated individuals in memory care unit to participate in cognitive and physical activities.
  • Organized, coordinated, and promoted meaningful, enriching activities for assisted and memory care residents
  • Performed activities with Memory Care residents accounting for various functioning levels and interests.
  • Developed activity program in memory care unit at skilled nursing facility.
  • Certified/Trained in Texas Assisted Living/Memory Care Foundations Courses.
  • Facilitated memory care activities for residents.
  • Assist in all aspects of activities suitable to resident's needs and interests in the Skilled Nursing and Memory Care Units.
  • Directed and assisted in various daily activities scheduled for residents of the nursing home, memory care unit and assisted living.
  • Completed and received certification in required ongoing training such as memory care, elder care, CPR, etc.
  • Implemented detailed activities for the social, emotional, physical and other therapeutic needs of our memory care residents.
  • Handled all the Activities of Daily Living under the supervision of the Activities Director in the Memory Care Unit.
  • Conduct and plan weekend activities for residents of both the Assisted Living and Memory Care sections of the facility.
  • Assist in implementing and supervising activities for a variety of interests and skill levels in a secure memory care community
  • Maintained upbeat attitude while working with older adults and in assisted living, nursing, and memory care units.
  • Lead a reflection session in the memory care unit and helped a new resident adapt to her new home.
  • Report to the Memory Care Program Director any complaints and grievances made by the resident or residents family.
  • Create and Design activities for memory care and AL residents on a daily, weekly & monthly basis.
  • Consisted of scheduling and preparing daily activities which helped keep residents busy and assisted with there Memory Care.

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19. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinated stimulating, and interesting activities for senior citizens -Reinvented Activities -Charted information daily -Assisted residents with counseling, and personal care
  • Facilitated complete personal care in conjunction with basic activities of daily living with residents.
  • Identified residents in need of personal care assistance and facilitated immediate care.
  • Enforced and carried Pennsylvania state requirements for a Personal Care facility.
  • Provide assistance on daily living, socialization, leisure, recreation, personal care needs, financial planning and transportation assistant.
  • Maintain skills and knowledge to ensure proper personal care, monitoring and recovery assistance for patients to meet their fundamental needs.
  • Provided assistance to elderly adults with activities, crafts, meal service, emotional support, and personal care.
  • Worked with other personal care staff to meet the physical, social and emotional needs of our residents.
  • Conducted a variety of activities with the residents who lived in personal care as well as the dementia unit
  • Supported participants in all aspects of daily living including personal care, activities, transportation, and dietary needs
  • Assist the elderly and disabled with daily personal care need and help maintain a safe and healthy environment.
  • Learned to deal with residents, personal care, and taking care of keeping the dishes clean.
  • Time management, keeping files updated, personal care initial visits and assessments for all new resident.
  • Provided a fun environment & assisted w/ personal care, meals, bathing & memory care!
  • Create and implement monthly activity calendar for residents in a personal care and skilled nursing facility.
  • Provide personal care; facilitate daily group activities of interest, choice, and benefit.
  • Supported nursing staff and assisted in day to day personal care of nursing home residents.
  • Assisted in their personal care (changing, making sure they were alright).
  • Provide companionship, personal care and helped the elderly in adjusting to new lifestyles.
  • Assisted elderly adults in activities and personal care in an adult/child daycare facility.

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20. Special Needs

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Here's how Special Needs is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Communicate incoming residents' special needs or requirements to Director of Resident Services and relevant Department Heads.
  • Completed activity assessments upon resident admission and implemented special needs programs with residents that needed adaptive equipment.
  • Assessed resident population for special needs and developed programs accordingly.
  • Helped residents with special needs access recreational opportunities.
  • Document and keep records of each resident's participation, responses, behaviors, preferences, problems, and special needs.
  • Assisted special needs adults in on-site work activities such as making crafts, jewelry, and related items to be sold.
  • Encourage clients with special needs and circumstances to acquire new skills and get involved in health-promoting leisure activities, such as
  • Provided activities tailored to residents' special needs, abilities and talents to promote both physical and cognitive stimulation.
  • Partnered with community and area organizations to promote awareness of the special needs of the older adults.
  • Provided quality activities for residents in a nursing home* Transported and fed patients with special needs
  • Assisted in developing innovative in-house programs to meet the special needs of residents with dementia.
  • Assisted Recreational Therapist in the development of the activity calendar for special needs adults.
  • Monitored/aided special needs children with homework, social interaction, and basic ADL skills.
  • Served and assisted children with special needs when they came for their camp week.
  • Provided ambulatory assistance for Special Needs and disable patients to and from facility.
  • Foster nurturing and comforting environment to encourage special needs children to feel included.
  • Summer Olympics volunteer- assigned a number of Special needs children and adults throughout activities
  • Organized day to day activities for an after-school program for special needs children.
  • Interview new residents to complete assessments to determine leisure interests and special needs.
  • Complete documentation on all residents, listing special needs and behavioral notes.

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21. Physical Symptoms

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Here's how Physical Symptoms is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Document or report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
  • Document observations of patient behavior and physical symptoms to Nurses.

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22. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Started as a CNA then transferred to activities did that for almost 3 years.
  • Directed CNA's to residents rooms when the residents needed assistance.
  • Gather departmental statistics and report to CNA for other office duties.
  • Organized games and daily socials, assisted nurses and CNA's.
  • Help CNA'S and Charged Nurses with anything they ask.
  • Assist residents in daily living needs as a CNA.
  • Perform CNA duties that are required at that time.
  • Assist CNA's with bathing toileting and feeding patients.
  • Supervised, in-serviced CNA s to assist in activities.
  • Assisted CNA's with children and their responsibilities.
  • Assist CNA's when necessary.
  • Transported, did some social work, charted, Helped CNA's.
  • Cook, clean, drive, CNA similar basic health care.
  • Assist the CNA's and RN's.
  • Program Aide (CNA).
  • Assisted CNA's with ADL's
  • Started on the floor as a CNA worked on the skilled until I achieved my activity director assistance postion.
  • Assist in training of new CNA's * Charting and informing nurses of any change of resident condition.
  • Supervised and assisted patients with all activities of daily living and all other activities/cna skills as needed.
  • Assist in daily Activities -Use of CNA skills to get residents and patients to activities.

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23. Resident Retention

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Here's how Resident Retention is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Assist in development of resident retention plans and activities
  • Assist management with resident retention.

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24. Sensory Stimulation

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Here's how Sensory Stimulation is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Directed a variety of daily activities * Provided sensory stimulation to low-functioning residents * Performed documentation of the residents' daily activities
  • Execute physical and mental agility, activity programs for resident patients that provide sensory stimulation, reality orientation and physical exercise.
  • Administered one-to-one interventions to improve sensory stimulation, encourage physical exercise and develop spiritual and cognitive stimulation.
  • Provide 1:1 interaction for sensory stimulation and individual needs for conversation and special attention.
  • Conducted group activities as well as one-on-one activity therapy to offer sensory stimulation.
  • Provided sensory stimulation/reality orientation/cognitive stimulation as outlined in the Resident Care Program.
  • Conducted One-on-One visits with residents to provide socialization and sensory stimulation.
  • Conducted one-on-one therapeutic activities for select residents to offer sensory stimulation.
  • Provided sensory stimulation for 110 geriatric residents with varying diagnoses.
  • Conduct one -on -one activity therapy to offer sensory stimulation.
  • Provided sensory stimulation to residents that were less oriented.
  • Performed sensory stimulation on sub-acute tracheotomy and coma patients.
  • Performed 1:1 visits and sensory stimulation activities with residents.
  • Provided sensory stimulation to residents confined to their bed.
  • Conduct one-on-one activity therapy to promote sensory stimulation.
  • Performed sensory stimulation activities for the cognitively impaired.
  • Performed one-on-one activity therapy to offer sensory stimulation.
  • Provided 1:1 recreational therapy to offer sensory stimulation.
  • Provide Sensory stimulation to residents as appropriated.
  • Conducted one-on-one activity therapy for sensory stimulation.

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25. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Provided clerical data entry, answering phone calls, and scheduling events for the camp as well as the nature center.
  • Performed clerical duties, answered and routed all phone calls to the facility, assisted residents with variety of personal needs.
  • Assisted Activity Director with daily activities with patients, activities schedule, phone calls, one-on-one activities, and records.
  • Answered phone calls, organized resident's appointments, interacted with families of residents, and organized social parties.
  • Filled out census, passed out mail, answered and directed phone calls and made schedule for residents.
  • Acted as a liaison between residents and concerned family members by way of phone calls and written correspondence.
  • Answered phone calls helping directed families members, answer frequently asked questions, and handle any issues.
  • Received incoming phone calls, recorded messages, and logged appointments and handled scheduling of facility tours.
  • Handled all emergency situations and made necessary phone calls to management, staff, and emergency departments.
  • Answer and direct phone calls, filing, organizing, ordering supplies, inventory, stocking.
  • Welcomed visitors, and answered incoming telephone calls, helped with daily care on occasions.
  • Organized monthly events, which included interacting with the public and making phone calls.
  • Assist Activity Director in answering phone calls, filing, and answering resident questions.
  • Answered a high volume of telephone calls and directed them to the appropriate person.
  • Distributed mailings to all clubs and organizations on campus and responded to phone calls.
  • Filed papers, copied documents, answered phone calls and planned meetings.
  • Help plan outings, answer phone calls, document on consumers days.
  • Cover Front Office department phone calls and relay messages, as needed.
  • Assist residents with personal telephone calls, e-mail and transportation if needed.
  • Answer and forward phone calls and help visitors find residents rooms.

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26. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Collect routine specimens, and vitals (weight, blood pressure, heart rate, temperature).
  • Obtain Blood Pressure and Vitals signs on patients.
  • Check blood pressure and blood sugar
  • Take blood pressures (manual and electronic), temps, weight, pulse, and respirations.
  • Assisted nurses and program manager with checking and recording patients blood pressure, height and weight.
  • Blood Pressure checks, feeding pumps working, and etc.
  • blood pressure, temperature, pulse and respiration.
  • Clean rooms make beds, take blood pressure - te

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27. Intercom Systems

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Here's how Intercom Systems is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Answer resident call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.
  • Answered patient call signals, signal lights, bells, and intercom systems to determine patients'needs.
  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems
  • Answered patient intercom systems to determine patients' needs.

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28. Signal Lights

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Here's how Signal Lights is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Answer patient call signal lights, to determine patient's needs.

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29. Resident Care

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Here's how Resident Care is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Planned, developed, organized, evaluated and directed implementation of facility's resident care policies.
  • Provide high-quality resident care as an in-demand team member within an assisted living memory care community.
  • Assisted with activities led by resident volunteers and assisting resident caregivers coordinate and deliver programs.
  • Support professional staff with performing various resident care activities and related services.
  • Assist in resident care provided entertainment and companionship for residents.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled reviews of resident care plans.
  • Communicated with staff and family regarding resident care.
  • Document daily activity according resident care plan.
  • Contributed to resident care planning preparation.
  • Facilitate and attended Patient/Resident Care Meetings.
  • Performed all aspects of resident care in an environment that optimizes resident safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Assist with and follow through on the establishment of resident care goals within the framework of the entire therapeutic team.
  • Provide resident care (ambulation, transfers, and stand by assist) in addition to implementing the daily program.
  • Completed weekly assessments as well as created and updated resident care plans via Point Click Care (PCC).
  • Participate in resident care planning by identifying the activity needs of residents in accordance with the medical assessment.
  • Work independently and with team members to deliver quality resident care with adherence to nursing home policy and procedures
  • Work closely with the Resident Care Director to document any changes in behavior or condition of the residents.
  • Follow set calendar, carry out activities and events for the residents, assist in resident care.
  • Attend resident care plans with other co-workers involved in residents care to discuss concerns and progress.
  • Write notes in the resident's care plan and participates actively in resident care conferences.

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30. Transport Residents

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Here's how Transport Residents is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Transport residents and participate in activities.
  • Provide and assist residents with daily activities, games, parties, transport residents, staff, or family to appointments.
  • Transport residents to appointments, visit with residents and assist with engagement activities to improve social, intellectual and emotional needs.
  • Transport residents of the facility to and from appointments within the building and accompany them to appointments out of the building.
  • Answer phones, create/host programs, transport residents, mail certified letters, and direct visitors to activities and resident rooms.
  • Transport residents to and from activities and therapy with; ventilators, oxygen tanks, IV poles and wound vacs.
  • Transport residents to activities, help plan, implement, and facilitate things to keep the seniors involved and engaged.
  • Obtained F endorsement to safely transport residents in a 12 passenger van to community activities and pleasure rides.
  • Maintained Class F Endorsement to drivers licenses in order to transport residents in community passenger van.
  • Assist residents as needed, transport residents to and from outings and in facility activities.
  • Transport residents to and from the facility for outpatient physical therapy using a corporate van.
  • Transport residents to and from activities, assisted with the grooming of the residents.
  • Transport residents back from activities, meals, doctor appointments, chart, mail.
  • Plan and transport residents into the community to facilitate goals specific to each client.
  • Encourage participation, gather, and transport residents to activities and outings.
  • Assist in activities for residents and transport residents to and from appointments.
  • Transport residents to main floor for activities and occasionally off property,
  • Drive bus to transport residents to doctor appointment or to store.
  • Transport residents via Company vehicle to various outings and provide supervision.
  • Transport residents to and from social activities on and off site.

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31. Resident Activities

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Here's how Resident Activities is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinated and participated in resident activities designed to promote social interaction, reality orientation and intellectual stimulation.
  • Plan and facilitate all resident activities Document and chart all resident daily activities Volunteer at facility fundraisers
  • Ensured daily resident activities were posted and followed through, while managing unscheduled resident activity requests.
  • Gained extensive knowledge pertaining to each resident through consistent record keeping of resident activities.
  • Organized and facilitated resident activities, and specialized in Dementia and Alzheimer disease assistance.
  • Organized and supervised activities for residents, trained volunteers, charted resident activities.
  • Helped create and coordinate monthly resident activities and completed/distributed activity calendar.
  • Assist in managing and scheduling volunteers and entertainers for resident activities.
  • Assisted in creating resident activities to stimulate recovery on multiple levels.
  • Recorded all resident activities and outings participation on a daily basis.
  • Assisted Activities Department staff in planning and executing resident activities.
  • Developed and implemented resident activities to ensure quality of life.
  • Collaborated with supervisor to create and complete resident activities.
  • Assist Activities Director in execution of resident activities.
  • Assisted, facilitated and implemented resident activities.
  • Assisted with planning and implementation of resident activities
  • Developed, publicized and implemented resident activities.
  • Record keeping of individual resident activities.
  • Prepare monthly calendar of resident activities.
  • Volunteer Work, assisting with Resident activities

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32. Monthly Activity Calendar

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Here's how Monthly Activity Calendar is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted Director of Activities with various tasks including the formation of monthly activity calendars, planning/organizing of community outings and events.
  • Supported Activity Director in developing and implementing appropriate monthly activity calendar for a group of 30-75 patients per state requirements.
  • Plan monthly activity calendar closely with Activity Director to develop sessions that are appropriate for our participants needs and abilities.
  • Assist with documentation, prepared monthly activity calendars, prepared activity attendance records and MDS records.
  • Develop a monthly activity calendar of events, implemented and independently lead resident programs.
  • Created monthly activity calendars and newsletters that were distributed to residents, family members.
  • Created, planned and directed schedule activities, initiated and implemented monthly activity calendars.
  • Provided monthly activity calendar for residents and their families.
  • Maintained daily attendance records, developed monthly activity calendar.
  • Distributed monthly activity calendar to each patient room.
  • Assisted in planning monthly activity calendar for residents.
  • Scheduled and created monthly activity calendar and newsletter.
  • Prepared monthly activity calendars for Assisted Living neighborhood.
  • Conducted activity assessments and created monthly activity calendars.
  • Completed monthly activity calendar and distribute to residents.
  • Develop monthly activity calendars using Microsoft Publisher.
  • Performed monthly activity calendar with varied activities.
  • Prepared monthly activity calendar and newsletter.
  • Initiated and implemented monthly activity calendars.
  • Assisted in developing monthly activity calendar.

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33. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Performed data entry of specified information into computer database.
  • Completed daily clerical functions such as data entry, sorting and distributing mail, answering phones, and faxing documents.
  • Executed general office duties such as: maintaining multiple phone lines, data entry, & record keeping.
  • Assisted administrative staff with overflow work, including word processing, data entry and handling security sensitive material.
  • Performed data entry, updated resident files, prepared assessments and invoice with regards to recreation.
  • Provided administrative support for the Director of Student Activities; data entry and appointment setting.
  • General office required such as schedules, newsletters, data entry, copying and filing.
  • Mastered data entry, testing more than 600 samples in a four step process.
  • Utilized Excel and other data entry programs to create and update patient attendance records.
  • Stock nursing unit, data entry and accompany patients on doctors' appointments.
  • Perform data entry tasks and keep track of records and files.
  • Used data entry to document activities on a daily basis.
  • Bill collecting, skip tracing, data entry.
  • General office duties include typing and data entry.
  • Used data entry skills for patient information.
  • Reported to Acitivity Leader, computer data entry, and multiphone operations.
  • Planned and provided daily activities for the residents Computer / Data entry Annual and Quarterly Resident Assessments Care Plan writing
  • Assisted patients with there activities Daily Data entry Took inbound calls Assisted with new patients chart work *employee of the month*

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34. Special Diets

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Here's how Special Diets is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Coordinate food (special diets) with dietary and nursing.

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35. Bedridden Patients

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Here's how Bedridden Patients is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Scheduled personal visits to bedridden patients for personal interaction and attention.
  • Designed individual programs for bedridden patients.
  • Provided one on one time to bedridden patients as well as emotional and mental support to all patients.
  • Turned bedridden patients every two hours to help with wound prevention.
  • See more occupations related to this task.Turn or reposition bedridden patients.
  • Mount Holly, NC CNA Turned or repositioned bedridden patients.
  • Home Health Care For My Mother Waycross, GA Turn or reposition bedridden patients.

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36. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Recorded temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rates, food, and fluid intake-outtake, as directed.
  • Perform simple medical treatments, measure fluid intake and output, record and chart vital signs, i.e.
  • Log fluid intake as well as snacks on the Matrix Care Computer System.
  • Assisted with formal dining, while documenting food and fluid intake.
  • Provide meals to aid in adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Ensured Adequate Nutrition And Fluid Intake Of Patient.

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37. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Front desk receptionist: customer relations and emergency preparedness
  • Work front desk and answer multiple phone lines; collect fees and provide information about the activities in the recreation center.
  • Assisted BOD with invoices, GL coding, data entry, sorted mail, and organized front desk.
  • Book keeping and carting Reception : answer phone calls at front desk some book keeping, and charting.
  • Assisted residents with activities, drove them to appointments and was reception at front desk during off periods.
  • Opened Activities Center complex every weekday morning, looked after front desk area and helped answer phones.
  • Led Social Events, exercise groups, transport residents, mail delivery and sorting, front desk.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in telephone, e-mail, fax and front desk reception with high volume environment.
  • Covered front desk and answered phones on weekends so front desk personnel could take their breaks.
  • Performed front desk receptionist duties greeting visitors and assisted residents with problems and solving their issues.
  • Recruited to fulfill a variety of services including front desk reception, transportation and child care.
  • Assisted in many areas of resort management, including front desk, housekeeping, and maintenance.
  • Assisted marketing department with proper presentation during tours, as well as front desk reception.
  • Provided customer service to families and potential residents while managing the front desk.
  • Front desk signing-in, escorting visitors in and out of the building.
  • Maintain front desk and reception area in a neat and organized fashion.
  • Completed front desk duties in absence of receptionist when on lunch break.
  • Assisted with the front desk by answering phone calls and greeting visitors.
  • Aided concierge and front desk in responding to individual guest's needs.
  • Maintained the front desk area in a neat and organized manner.

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38. Elderly Clients

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Here's how Elderly Clients is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Documented any signs of abuse or neglect, by examining and speaking with the elderly clients.
  • Performed in-home services for elderly clients unable to travel to the salon.
  • Provided room visits to elderly clients and attended to their needs.
  • Provide entertainment to elderly clients and escort them for a smoke break
  • Assisted with planning and leading activities for the elderly clients
  • Create activities for elderly clients in a day care program.
  • Helped elderly clients do games ..arts n crafts,.hair and nails.. Karaoke.. Social events,,,laugh and have fun
  • Assist in directing and participating activities for elderly clients,homecare,Adl's, and light housekeeping

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39. Activities Department

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Here's how Activities Department is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Completed daily, weekly and monthly activity reports and supported Assistant Administrator in reviewing and improving activities departments practices.
  • Performed administrative and personnel functions pertaining to the operations of the Activities Department.
  • Performed clerical duties and maintained an efficient and highly organized Activities Department.
  • Coordinate volunteers and activities department staff.
  • Volunteered in activities department and helped coordinate services for social, cultural, meal servicing, educational and recreational services.
  • Worked closely with the physical therapy department and activities department to give residents the most active life possible.
  • Assist Activities Department Director and, as needed, the Communications Coordinator in their daily work and projects.
  • Comply with state mandated reports and perform various other duties as assigned by the Activities Department Head.
  • Managed, maintained, and implemented all functions of activities department in an assisted living center.
  • Hired to learn the functions of the Activities Department and support the then-current Activities Director.
  • Completed MEPAP Part I practicum while operating within the Activities department as a team player.
  • Participated with DFS during survey and submitted plan of correction for Activities Department.
  • Assisted the Activities Department with resident events, activity planning and execution.
  • Served as a professional and personal assistant for the Student Activities Department.
  • Assumed the responsibility of the Activities Department in the Director's absence.
  • Promoted to manage planning along with execution of an Activities Department.
  • Collect and process statistical data for the Extra curricular activities Department.
  • Trained new employees in the day-to-day operations in the Activities department.
  • Assisted in the Activities Department with conducting and planning daily programs.
  • Operated within the Activities department as a team player.

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40. Social Activities

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Here's how Social Activities is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Organized social activities for residents-Documented and charted patient information in computer-Created calendar of events and wrote newspaper articles.
  • Helped organize social activities for the enjoyment, intellectual stimulation and psychological well-being of residents and patients
  • Encourage residents to participate in recreational social activities so that all residents are involved.
  • Assisted residents in everyday needs and responsible for coordinating social activities and group activities.
  • Provided prescribed services to residents relating to leisure and social activities.
  • Maintained monthly reports on attendance and participants social activities.
  • Assisted in supervising social activities for senior residents.
  • Provide assistance with educational and social activities.
  • Motivate residents to participate in social activities.
  • Assisted patients in daily social activities
  • Organized social activities for residents.
  • Assisted with social activities and recreational programs that provide spiritual, physical, social and intellectual challenges for the facility residents.
  • Help decorate and set up events and activities such as dinner parties, holiday events, social activities, and games.
  • Led activities with nursing home residents which were focused on social activities such as games, music, and movies.
  • Organized, coordinated and led over 20 cultural and social activities for CESL students on campus and in the community.
  • Encourage residents to participate in recreational social activities as organizing games, crafts, religious services, parties, etc.
  • Lead private duty staff, care managers and family and friends to participate in the social activities of the day.
  • Organized, directed, and conducted a comprehensive program for recreational and social activities to meet the needs of residents.
  • Created, Organized and performed a large variety of physical, mental and social activities to elderly and disabled residents.
  • Provided a group of 20 dementia residents with a rich and diverse daily schedule of individual and social activities.

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41. Food Allergies

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Here's how Food Allergies is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Review patients' dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences to ensure patient receives appropriate diet.

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42. Fecal Output

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Here's how Fecal Output is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Measured and recorded food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output as well as monitored and administered their medications.
  • Record and report feeding intake, sleep cycles and urinary and fecal output.

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43. Plan Activities

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Here's how Plan Activities is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Collaborated with individual residents and family members to determine likes and dislikes and plan activities and schedules accordingly.
  • Plan activities, specialized working with memory care residents, communicated with nursing staff and residents daily and coordinated activities.
  • Plan activities and interact with residents in the dementia unit that are up to standard with the state requirements.
  • Plan activities for those with cognitive impairments, including tactile and visual stimulation, aroma therapy and such.
  • Organize and plan activities for residents, document charts, motivate and inspire residents to create a pleasant atmosphere
  • Plan activities and events assist in resident day to day activities such as arts and crafts and exercise
  • Help plan activities for Memory Care Neighborhood, trying to make them as varied as possible.
  • Plan activities that can provide for mental, social and physical well-being of patients.
  • Organize and plan activities for the residents of the home for active daily living.
  • Coordinate and plan activities for residents such as games, exercise, and outings.
  • Translate for Spanish speaking customers, served meals, plan activities with the elderly.
  • Create and plan activities for long term care residents -Developed interactive and creative exercises
  • Plan activities for those who have behavioral health illness, keep them stimulated.
  • Plan activities for patients in the Long Term Care department of the hospital.
  • Helped plan activities for residents, Assisted in care taking, and Transportation
  • Helped coordinate and plan activities for the residents with the activity director.
  • Plan activities and events for elderly, interact and communicate with elderly.
  • Plan activities for the elderly and help them with that activity.
  • Design and plan activities in Developmental English for English Language Learners.
  • Helped plan activities for the elderly people who lived there.

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44. Appropriate Curriculum

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Here's how Appropriate Curriculum is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Prepared and implemented grade appropriate curriculum in all major subject areas.
  • Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum that addressed all learning styles.
  • Created and implemented developmentally-appropriate curriculum of activities for residents.
  • Coordinate staff and appropriate curriculum for hundreds of church activities and programs.

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45. Different Activities

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Here's how Different Activities is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Helped in planning and implementing different activities for residents.
  • Participated in different activities with the residents.
  • Organize and implement different activities for residents
  • Transported residents to different activities.
  • Required to create and lead different activities for residents at Shady Lawn that included games, crafts and different musical activities.
  • Used my creativity to daily organize different activities, games, to provide a fun and energetic environment for the seniors.
  • Play games with the residents assist them with multiple stimuli by talking reading and invite them to do different activities.
  • Involved in the planning and execution of the different activities and events that took place at the nursing home.
  • Direct resident interaction, being happy, excited and friendly to get them interested in doing the different activities.
  • Job Description: This job required me to interact with the patients with games and different activities.
  • Created reports of the different activities the residents participated in and recorded their health and mobility improvements.
  • Lead children in multiple groups and assisted the Director with paperwork, planned in different activities.
  • Helped to make their time more enjoyable by setting up different activities throughout the day.
  • Assisted individuals in different activities such as games, field trips and outdoor patio time.
  • Do different activities with the seniors to get them involved and make their day better.
  • Worked with residents on different activities, also did different paperwork needed for the job.
  • Greet and help guests with different activities, receive payments, and watch/play with children.
  • Job Duties: Make a schedule for the residents for different activities every day.
  • Create a variety of different activities and games to do with the patients.
  • Communicate and help coordinate fun and different activities to keep the residents entertained.

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46. Record Food

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Here's how Record Food is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
  • Measure and record food and liquid intake, and urinary and fecal output.
  • Measure and record food and liquid intake.

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47. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Planned and executed a variety of enjoyable activities for residents and rehabilitation patients in a safe environment.
  • Provide recreational assistance for elderly clients, create a safe environment and encourage participation with activities.
  • Provide a safe environment and communicate information concerning health and/or safety hazards to management /staff.
  • Provided supervision of participants to ensure a safe environment.
  • Maintained well-organized, safe environment for children.
  • Created a fun and safe environment for the residents by hosting and preparing activities that they could enjoy with their families.
  • Contributed to a nurturing, caring and safe environment for all residents especially those suffering from Alzheimer's.
  • Trained specifically to assist with patients during a crisis while providing a safe environment for the other patients.
  • Worked with a team to create an engaging, active, and safe environment for residential seniors.
  • Greet new members and create a welcoming and safe environment for all attendees and their children.
  • Provided children and teenagers with a safe environment, entertained and tutored when needed.
  • Assisted in creating warm, friendly, clean and safe environment for all residents.
  • Housekeeper-maintained a clean and safe environment for the residents and staff of the facility.
  • Provide a safe environment by monitoring equipment and materials used in a group setting.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment for staff, patients, and visitors.
  • Conducted surveys for residents to provide efficient and safe environment in the facility.
  • Create a safe environment and specialized activities for Alzheimer and Dementia patients.
  • Interacted with youth on a constant basis and maintained a safe environment.
  • Cleaned and maintained a safe environment in the gymnasium and weight room.
  • Engage and interact with participants creating a fun, and safe environment.

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48. Respiration Rate

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Here's how Respiration Rate is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate.

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49. Treatment Plans

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Here's how Treatment Plans is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Conduct individual one-to-one interactions related to treatment goals daily with residents and complete necessary documentation for their treatment plans.
  • Improved treatment plans by providing thorough communication with colleagues through documentation and verbal engagement.
  • Collect information about conditions and treatment plans from caregivers and facility staff.
  • Collected assessment information and developed treatment plans.
  • Maintain caseload and patient charts, which includes assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, and discharge summaries.
  • Assessed, evaluated, and implemented planning for individualized treatment plans to obtain short term goals for individualized clients.
  • Developed treatment plans to meet needs of patient, based on needs assessment patient interest and objectives of therapy.
  • Facilitated treatment plans to help clients mobilize inner capacities and resources to improve social functioning.
  • Executed daily operations of ensuring clients' safety and adherence to their individual treatment plans.
  • Consulted with families, medical staff and social services to develop treatment plans.
  • Create treatment plans and programs that meet patients' therapeutic needs and interests.
  • Developed Treatment Plans, reported daily progress notes and discharge notes.
  • Worked individually with patients to establish goals and treatment plans.
  • Assist in developing care and treatment plans.
  • Assist in implementing treatment plans.
  • Document and reported treatment plans and progress with multi-disciplinary team members
  • Evaluate interventions for effectiveness * Create treatment plans and programs that meet patients needs and interests.
  • help patiens with the activities listed in treatment plans,activities inciude self-care and work -related skills.

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50. Medical Records

low Demand
Here's how Medical Records is used in Activity Assistant jobs:
  • Input resident information obtained from interview into medical records computer program.
  • Document individual participation and value of approaches in medical records.
  • Maintained detailed medical records on therapy sessions.
  • Detailed medical records as it relates to attendance and participation in individual and group activities and changes in resident's condition.
  • Assist the business and finance department in filing medical records, as well as assisting with filling out Medicaid applications.
  • Created, copied, distributed and filed documents; updated clients/patients medical records, charts, and activity records.
  • Assisted (Social Service Department, Medical Records, and MDS) when necessary on new admits and documentation.
  • Analyze and report behavioral patterns to a team leader or other supervisor, verbally or in medical records.
  • Coordinated patient care with family, staff and environment and charted using electronic medical records as needed.
  • Entertain and amuse residents, medical records, and update progress notes and assessments care plans.
  • Obtain information from medical records, medical staff, family members, and the patients themselves.
  • Filed assessments in patient medical records and input data in main patient online system.
  • Processed patients' medical records for two closed Florida Atlantic University Clinics.
  • Documented, maintained, organized, and filed resident's medical records.
  • Assisted medical records department with charting, filing, data entry.
  • Document activities of daily living in resident's medical records.
  • Administered medical records for all physicians and medical staff.
  • Document behavior changes in the resident's medical records.
  • Completed assessments in residents' medical records.
  • Charted progress in patients medical records.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Activity Assistant

Daily Activities14.3%
Dementia7.6%
Independent Living7.5%
Alzheimer6.3%
Bingo6.2%
Care Plan Meetings6.2%
Activity Groups6%
Activity Director5.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Activity Assistant

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Daily Activities
Daily Activities
10%
10%
2
2
Dementia
Dementia
5.3%
5.3%
3
3
Independent Living
Independent Living
5.2%
5.2%
4
4
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
4.4%
4.4%
5
5
Bingo
Bingo
4.4%
4.4%
6
6
Care Plan Meetings
Care Plan Meetings
4.4%
4.4%
7
7
Activity Groups
Activity Groups
4.2%
4.2%
8
8
Activity Director
Activity Director
3.9%
3.9%
9
9
Activity Programs
Activity Programs
3.7%
3.7%
10
10
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
3.7%
3.7%
11
11
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.8%
2.8%
12
12
Activities Assistant
Activities Assistant
2.8%
2.8%
13
13
Patient Care
Patient Care
2.6%
2.6%
14
14
Special Events
Special Events
2.5%
2.5%
15
15
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
MDS
MDS
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Physical Support
Physical Support
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Memory Care
Memory Care
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Personal Care
Personal Care
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Special Needs
Special Needs
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
Physical Symptoms
Physical Symptoms
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
CNA
CNA
1.3%
1.3%
23
23
Resident Retention
Resident Retention
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Sensory Stimulation
Sensory Stimulation
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Intercom Systems
Intercom Systems
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Signal Lights
Signal Lights
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Resident Care
Resident Care
1%
1%
30
30
Transport Residents
Transport Residents
1%
1%
31
31
Resident Activities
Resident Activities
1%
1%
32
32
Monthly Activity Calendar
Monthly Activity Calendar
1%
1%
33
33
Data Entry
Data Entry
1%
1%
34
34
Special Diets
Special Diets
1%
1%
35
35
Bedridden Patients
Bedridden Patients
1%
1%
36
36
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
1%
1%
37
37
Front Desk
Front Desk
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
Elderly Clients
Elderly Clients
0.9%
0.9%
39
39
Activities Department
Activities Department
0.9%
0.9%
40
40
Social Activities
Social Activities
0.9%
0.9%
41
41
Food Allergies
Food Allergies
0.9%
0.9%
42
42
Fecal Output
Fecal Output
0.9%
0.9%
43
43
Plan Activities
Plan Activities
0.9%
0.9%
44
44
Appropriate Curriculum
Appropriate Curriculum
0.9%
0.9%
45
45
Different Activities
Different Activities
0.8%
0.8%
46
46
Record Food
Record Food
0.8%
0.8%
47
47
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.8%
0.8%
48
48
Respiration Rate
Respiration Rate
0.8%
0.8%
49
49
Treatment Plans
Treatment Plans
0.8%
0.8%
50
50
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.8%
0.8%

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