22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes: Activities in Nursing and Assisted Living Overview

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes

22 Awesome Activities for Nursing Homes: Activities in Nursing and Assisted Living Overview

Paddle Balloon Game    Great for playing games at nursing home, assisted living facility, or with grandma and grandpa..ok, could also play with kids.

Paddle Balloon Game Great for playing games at nursing home, assisted living facility, or with grandma and grandpa..ok, could also play with kids.

There is hardly anything more rewarding for activity coordinators than an increase in resident participation. Weeks of hard work are paid off!  It is even more gratifying to see a resident who repeatedly declines to join activities walk into the recreation area for a concert, game or to participate in a trivia or discussion group. Here are a few tips that may help improve participation rates at your facility. Some you may be using already, others you may not have tried for a while.

10 ways to increase activity participation

There is hardly anything more rewarding for activity coordinators than an increase in resident participation. Weeks of hard work are paid off! It is even more gratifying to see a resident who repeatedly declines to join activities walk into the recreation area for a concert, game or to participate in a trivia or discussion group. Here are a few tips that may help improve participation rates at your facility. Some you may be using already, others you may not have tried for a while.

How to Create Fun Lunchtime Activities for Your Nursing Home Residents | Not Just Bingo

How to Create Fun Lunchtime Activities for Your Nursing Home Residents | Not Just Bingo

This easy to edit activity calendar is pre-filled with upcoming events and celebration ideas for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. A perfect resourc

Free Activity Calendar for Seniors

This easy to edit activity calendar is pre-filled with upcoming events and celebration ideas for nursing homes and assisted living facilities. A perfect resourc

The sensory functions of elders decline as they grow older and this can impact on their feelings of well-being. Multi-sensory stimulation is becoming increasingly popular in nursing homes based on impressive results. Sensory activities contribute to the emotional and physical health of people living with dementia. Sensory activities can be non-verbal; thereby crossing cultural boundaries.

Sensory Boxes & Other Ideas to Stimulate the Senses

The sensory functions of elders decline as they grow older and this can impact on their feelings of well-being. Multi-sensory stimulation is becoming increasingly popular in nursing homes based on impressive results. Sensory activities contribute to the emotional and physical health of people living with dementia. Sensory activities can be non-verbal; thereby crossing cultural boundaries.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Activities for patients in nursing homes.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Activities for patients in nursing homes.

Activity Director Craft & Event Ideas: Games

Activity Director Craft & Event Ideas: Games

Target throwing for the elderly is a consistently popular game in Day Centres and Care Homes. It's accessible to everyone and lots of fun.

Target throwing for the elderly is a consistently popular game in Day Centres and Care Homes. It's accessible to everyone and lots of fun.

Senior folks like to make crafts that are easy to make, and suitable to do with limited dexterity. Over 30 crafts for senior citizens in nursing homes. Simple craft projects ideas for older adults.

43 Amazing Craft Ideas For Seniors

Senior folks like to make crafts that are easy to make, and suitable to do with limited dexterity. Over 30 crafts for senior citizens in nursing homes. Simple craft projects ideas for older adults.

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