The role of the Licensed Social Worker which we call a Quality of Life Coordinator is to create an environment in the home that provides opportunity for the community members to enjoy the highest possible quality of life and provides psychosocial support to elders, families, and partners, which will enhance the quality of life for elders and will promote the health of the intentional community of home
Provides ongoing mentoring of the elder assistants in diversion and recreational enrichment.
Know each elder assistant in every house including their LTC experience and have a familiarity with his or her work style and personality.
Know each elder and their family including a psychosocial profile of the elder and an understanding of the family members and dynamics.
Completes an in depth assessment of each elder and provides for elder specific materials for activities identified by the elders.
Participates in care planning for elder needs.
Assures that out of home activities are available to elders.
Includes families in the planning process.
Evaluates the effectiveness of the programs and activities.
Weekly visits to each home to evaluate individual levels of engagement.
Create individual opportunities for all newly admitted elders as per home activities Policy.
Documents in accordance with the organization’s policies.
Complete the mini mental upon admission.
Initiates upon admission inventory of elder’s belongings.
Performs any other duties as assigned.
OH Licensed Social Worker
2 years related work experience preferrably in a nursing home setting.