Australia’s population is ageing – we all know it. But the unanswered question remains: how to best support this precious demographic of humans through their golden years?
There’s lots of ideas out there, but here’s just one that will make your life a lot easier when it comes to planning and facilitating activities for the older person in your aged care facility:
This is the one principle that you can apply to almost every activity you do in your aged care facility with every older person. Meaningful activity is activity that focuses on the strengths and interests of the older person. Often we focus on what the person can’t do. Meaningful activity focuses on what they can do.
The aged care tide is turning. Make sure your facility stays on the cutting edge of quality service, original ideas and genuine connectedness through meaningful activity.