Easy Sun Catchers with Coloring Pages

Easy Sun Catchers with Coloring Pages

DIY Birdfeeder Kids Craft | Fun indoor activities for kids

DIY Birdfeeder Kids Craft | Fun indoor activities for kids

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.

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.

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.

Rejuvenated garden therapy program for seniors

Rejuvenated garden therapy program for seniors

Show details for Chair Golf Putting Mat

Show details for Chair Golf Putting Mat

Sometimes it can be difficult to motivate residents in nursing homes to attend and participate in scheduled activities. It is important that you identify any barriers - whether perceived or real - that might be preventing residents from getting involved.

How to motivate residents in long term care

Sometimes it can be difficult to motivate residents in nursing homes to attend and participate in scheduled activities. It is important that you identify any barriers - whether perceived or real - that might be preventing residents from getting involved.

How to Make an I Spy Bottle

How to Make an "I Spy" Bottle

How to Make an I Spy Bottle

Activity Director Craft & Event Ideas: Games

Activity Director Craft & Event Ideas: Games

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