• Activities Director for Memory Support

    ID
    2019-1438
    Category
    Lifestyle and Memory
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : City
    Louisville
    Location : State/Province
    KY
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    SYMPHONY VALLEY FARMS_100 PX HIGH

     

    Symphony at Valley Farms offers a senior living lifestyle that goes beyond your expectations. Our senior living community offers both Personal Care for those who are seeking a comfortable, home-like environment with the opportunity for social interaction as well as In the Moment memory care for those who are experiencing memory loss.

     

    Our In the Moment Memory Support program uses a unique approach to caring for those with memory loss. Rather than rely on pre-determined activities each day, our In the Moment program engages residents in the moment they are experiencing and provides a compassionate and meaningful interaction.

     

    Our community is designed to offer residents a rich, full life, surrounded by people who truly care about their well-being. You will be impressed by our service and commitment to excellence, all while getting the distinct level of care that you need to enhance your quality of life.

     

    Contact us today to schedule a personal appointment and experience Symphony at Valley Farms first hand. Nothing compares to seeing our community in person. Take a walk with us, meet our staff and residents and learn what life at Symphony at Valley Farms is all about.

    Now Hiring Activities Director for Memory Care!

     

    This position is responsible for planning and creating meaningful and enriching activities for the memory support neighborhood of the community, creating monthly activities calendars, managing staff, communication with medical professionals and families about the needs and preferences of residents, and maintaining regulatory compliance.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage and create innovative activity programming for the Memory Support neighborhood.
    • Plan and create a monthly activities calendar.
    • Work with Leisure & Lifestyle staff to ensure all Memory Support residents have resident-specific activity and social interaction appropriate to their current cognitive abilities.
    • Communicate with medical professionals and families about the needs of residents.
    • Maintain compliance with all regulatory standards.
    • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.

    Requirements:

    • Must have compassion for and desire to work with seniors!
    • A genuine desire to advocate for those with a Dementia diagnosis. 3+ years of experience in a Dementia care setting preferred.
    • Complimentary professional experience in recreation or occupational therapy, art or music therapy, hospitality management, teaching, coaching, health & wellness or related fields are welcome.
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate or Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred in a field related to the position.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and positive community relations skills are essential.
    • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.
    • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test; including marijuana.

    Apply with your resume and cover letter TODAY to schedule your interview for this exciting opportunity OR email directly at: megan.anthony@milestoneretirement.com 

     

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