Job Responsibilities and Duties
- Understand the clients’ abilities and recreational needs and plan events and activities based upon that knowledge to meet assessed interests and needs.
- Plan, prepare, direct, and lead a wide variety of recreational activities and events. These includes set up and clean up, providing refreshments & snacks, the advertising of events, and the ongoing evaluation of the activity program in coordination with resident abilities and needs.
- Create a monthly calendar of diversified daily program activities. Including: socialization activities (group projects, recreational activities), cultivation of personal interests (arts, music, crafts) and activities designed to increase participant’s knowledge & awareness of environment & to enhance language and conceptual skills.
- Encourage client participation in program activities.
- Assist clients with daily personal care needs (toileting, transferring, meal time assistance, grooming, dressing, etc.) when needed.
- Follow plan of care for each client.
- Ensure that activity supply expenses remain within the monthly budget.
- Maintain inventory of supplies and resources for successful programming.
- Communicate personal care supply needs to Coordinator for reorder/restock.
- Attend all required meetings and in-services. Complete 8 Hour of education yearly pertaining to adult day program rules and regulations.
- Assumes leadership role in supervising and coordinating daily program in the absence of the Director.
- Assist or perform monthly client vitals check and document appropriately in chart.
- Participate in client care planning process as directed by Program Coordinator.
- Complete monthly client participation progress note in chart as directed by Day Program Coordinator.
- Other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements (based on essential responsibilities)
Must be able to frequently perform tasks such as, but not limited to, those listed below:
- Bend and squat to the floor in using activity program equipment, pick up debris, move small furniture pieces, etc.
- See objects within 35 feet to monitor work areas and participants attending program.
Must be able to continuously perform tasks such as, but not limited to, those listed below:
- Move, push, pull and/or lift objects weighing 10 – 25 pounds.
- Use hands, arms and legs for pushing wheelchairs, safe assisted transfers of participants and simple grasping.
- Perform tasks requiring actions of muscles or groups of muscles to walk, stoop, bend, lift and to carry objects.
- Walk and/or stand for prolonged periods of time
- Speak clearly and make self understood in face-to-face interactions
- See objects closely to read directions, instructions, perform documentation, etc.