Community Life – Manual

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In our Assisted Living Community Life Manual caregivers can develop superior activities and recreation for their residents. The manual focuses on ways to encourage family and inter-generational participation, how to organize a volunteer service department, and management of activities for dementia residents.

Community Life Table of Contents

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Introduction – 1
Chapter One: Recreation and Assisted Living – 5
Lesson One: The Assisted Living Home – 7
Lesson Two: The Assisted Living Resident – 11
Self-Check Questions – 13
Chapter Two: Getting to Know the Residents – 15
Lesson One: Activities and the Individual Resident – 17
Lesson Two: Learning About the Resident – 18
Self-Check Questions – 24
Chapter Three: Running an Activities Program – 25
Lesson One: The Activities and Recreation Program – 27
Lesson Two: Motivating the Residents – 29
Self-Check Questions – 31
Chapter Four: Scheduling Activities – 33
Lesson One: Recreation Programs – 35
Lesson Two: Planning a Program – 38
Lesson Three: Individual Activities – 42
Lesson Four: Fitness and Exercise – 44
Lesson Five: Off-Site Activities – 50
Lesson Six: Family Involvement – 58
Lesson Seven: Support Groups – 60
Lesson Eight: Community Outreach and Intergenerational Activities – 63
Self-Check Questions – 70
Chapter Five: Staff and Volunteers – 73
Lesson One: Managing Staff – 75
Lesson Two: Volunteers – 77
Lesson Three: Working With Other Departments – 82
Self-Check Questions – 84
Chapter Six: Good Communication – 85
Lesson One: Speaking With Residents – 87
Lesson Two: Addressing a Group – 88
Lesson Three: Communicating With Printed Materials – 89
Self-Check Questions – 90
Chapter Seven: Memory-Impaired Residents – 91
Lesson One: Memory-Impaired Residents – 93
Lesson Two: Programs for Residents With Dementia – 95
Lesson Three: Managing Dementia Behavior – 101
Lesson Four: Involving Family – 106
Self-Check Questions – 108
Chapter Eight: Safety Issues – 111
Lesson One: Safety Overview – 113
Lesson Two: Food Safety – 114
Lesson Three: Infection Control – 115
Lesson Four: Avoiding Injury – 118
Lesson Five: Final Safety Recommendations – 119
Self-Check Questions – 120
Chapter Nine: Administration – 121
Lesson One: Recreation and the Individualized Service Plan – 123
Lesson Two: Monitoring Resident Progress and Participation – 125
Self-Check Questions – 129
Chapter Ten: Evaluating an Activities Program – 131
Lesson One: Evaluating Your Program – 133
Lesson Two: Budgeting – 137
Self-Check Questions – 140
Conclusion – 141
Appendix: Answers to Self-Check Questions – 145

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Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 12 x 11 x 2 in

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