Activities Aide Resume

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Career Objective:

An activities aide position with a hospital long-term care facility where my skills and creativity will help in planning and organizing recreational exercises for mental, emotional, and physical well-being of the elderly patients.

Summary of Skills:

  • Fives years of experience in working with elderly patients
  • Energetic and presentable personality
  • Sensitive to the needs of patients
  • Skilled in planning creative projects for aged people
  • Capable of motivating residents to participate in activities
  • Capable of working with recreational leaders or activities director
  • Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Compassionate caregiver with knowledge of local activities

Work Experience:

Activities Aides
Almighty Senior Center, Watton, MI
August 2012 – Present

  • Assist recreational activities leader in organizing creative exercises
  • Motivate patients to participate in activities
  • Stock equipment and supplies, and guide patients on using them
  • Include board games, arts and crafts, music, drama, and outdoor activities
  • Give priority to patients’ safety in the activity
  • Locate and appoint a leader among patients to plan programs
  • Plan activities that can provide for mental, social and physical well-being of patients
  • Search and call yoga experts to center for residents’ training
  • Converse with patients daily to improve human interaction

Activities Aide
Pine Health-care Center, Watton, MI
September 2009 – July 2012

  • Planned entertainment activities for residents and ensured total participation
  • Discussed family backgrounds, interests, and current topics with residents
  • Assisted activities director in stocking and ordering equipment and supplies
  • Provided individual care to residents
  • Organized and monitored each activity personally
  • Documented residents’ attendance daily
  • Coordinated with the management regularly and provided suggestions for improving residents’ quality of life
  • Arranged and accompanied patients in picnics
  • Called guest speakers at the center to help patients overcome stress

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Leisure Studies
    Care Community College, Watton, MI
    2008

References:

On request.