Lifestyle Co-ordinator

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
Region:
London
Location:
Windsor
Salary:
£8 to £9 per hour
Salary Description:
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package, Flexible Shifts Available
Posted:
23/07/2018
Recruiter:
Care UK
Job Ref:
8730

Job Summary

Help our residents maintain active and independent lives through the creation and delivery of individualised activity plans based on their interests, abilities and life experience.

Full time, occasional weekend and evening work required.
 

Key Responsibilities


To build friendships with our residents that help them adjust to life in a care home
Work with residents, their friends and family members, to build individual lifestyle histories and, using these, create ongoing plans in our electronic resident records, ensuring these are updated daily to evidence delivery
On a monthly basis review the plan with the resident and relatives and adjust if necessary
Create a weekly schedule of meaningful occupation for each resident, personalised to their likes, dislikes, needs and abilities, helping them to try new things and continue to take part in the hobbies and activities that make them who they are
Create and maintain a schedule of group activities tailored to residents to run alongside one-to-one sessions, enabling residents to take part in communal activities as well as individual hobbies as per their wishes
Update the resident’s personalised diary on a weekly basis with details of the activities they’ve undertaken, including photos, comments and feedback, that can be kept by residents as a record of what they have achieved as well as shared with their friends, family and the home team
Build relationships with relatives, friends and advocates in order make sure you understand the person, and that the relatives understand how you are supporting the resident
To build relationships with the local community , inviting them into the home to take part or run events and help residents maintain their hobbies
To establish and run a ‘Friends of’ the home - a group of relatives, friends and neighbours from the community who are keen to be active participants in the life of the home
Develop strong and continuing relationships with colleagues to enable the sharing of ideas and information, ensuring you are all working as a team to provide a safe and fulfilling experience within the home for every resident
Enable our residents to stay in touch with friends and family by visits, phone, Skype, letters and email
Support our residents to make trips outside of the home, encouraging relatives and friends to join in, as well as building links with local groups to encourage them into the home, facilitating the position of the home as part of the local community
Actively seek feedback on the activity provision in the home, including running a resident forum and in house customer satisfaction programmes
To attend all statutory and mandatory training as required by the Company in order to fulfil your duties
To attend appropriate training courses and/or programmes to enhance personal and professional knowledge and skills
To undergo the necessary training to become a ‘Dementia Friend’
Our brand new care home being built in Windsor on Helston Lane, will provide a range of high quality personalised care services for older people, from nursing and residential care to short term respite care and specialist dementia care. Mountbatten Grange Care home will have 72 bedrooms, each with en-suite facilities. Everything about the care home will enable you to enjoy the best in luxury and comfort. 

Contact Details:
Care UK
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Nicole Pannifer
Email:

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