Group homes house residents who are handicapped, mentally disabled, or need placement for some other reason. Group homes for children often house children who have been removed from their family home for neglect, and adult group homes...

Start a Group Home

Group homes house residents who are handicapped, mentally disabled, or need placement for some other reason. Group homes for children often house children who have been removed from their family home for neglect, and adult group homes...

How to Start a Group Home

How to Start a Group Home

Available in: NOOK Book (eBook). Group Home and Residential Facility Program Design This book is a comprehensive guide to the development and opening of

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.

Free Printable: School Days Reminiscing questions for the elderly. Reminiscing activities are perfect for small groups of seniors in nursing homes.

Free Printable: School Days Reminiscing questions for the elderly. Reminiscing activities are perfect for small groups of seniors in nursing homes.

Counting and Grouping with Sticks. Playful Maths ... just like forest school

Counting and Grouping with Sticks. Playful Maths

I want to be an activities coordinator at a nursing home when I graduate. I love working with the elderly, so I hope that I will graduate with a TR major with a Gerontology minor or emphasis. And how fun does this look?!

I want to be an activities coordinator at a nursing home when I graduate. I love working with the elderly, so I hope that I will graduate with a TR major with a Gerontology minor or emphasis. And how fun does this look?!

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