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211 East Earl Street | Leoti, Kansas 67861 | 620-375-2233

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Activities Director - Long Term Care
An activity director is a person who organizes, leads, and manages recreation and activities for people who are on some level of care. They provide appropriate activities for a particular group, in this case the elderly. The position does not require any special training or advanced education, but these are professionals who should be caring and compassionate, patient, and who enjoy working with people who need extra assistance. A good activities director improves the quality of life of residents in nursing homes and other care facilities. They help provide stimulation, enjoyment, cognitive exercises, and social engagement within a long term care community. The activity director must be able to work within a budget and provide a range of opportunities such as arts, crafts, entertainment, outings, and field trips, education, exercise, and other activities. They will:

- plan, organize, and manage or lead activities
- maintain and publish a schedule of activities, modify or ensure activities for ability levels and limitations of residents
- set up equipment needed for activities, explain activities, communicate with third parties to provide recreation
- organize transportation for off site activities
- enforce rules for safety
- promote activities and encouraging residents to participate
- get to know residents, consult with nurses, doctors, and other caregivers

Contact Information
Sheri Loy - Human Resources Director
Wichita County Health Center
211 East Earl
Leoti, KS 67861
Phone: 620-375-2233

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