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Lifestyle Coordinator

Moran Aged Care combines over sixty years’ experience and innovation to create the best possible aged care environments for our residents. In choosing a career with Moran you can be sure of working alongside passionate colleagues in an industry leading organisation. Our mission is to enable individuals in our care to enjoy each day to the best of their ability and to celebrate who they are. We take pride in our care and strive to create a welcoming environment for staff and residents alike.The Lifestyle Activities Coordinator (LAC) primary purpose is to assess each resident lifestyle needs and preferences and facilitate activity and practice, to maintain the resident's social, recreational, cultural and spiritual well being and needs.The LAC is part of the Aged Care Home (ACH) Care Team and supports the Care Manager (CM) to deliver lifestyle programs and activities to our residents consistent with MHCG lifestyle strategy. The LAC provides support to the CM with planning, coordination and delivery of programs, overseeing documentation requirements and mentoring other lifestyle and care staff involved in the delivery of lifestyle functions. Responsibilities:Work closely with the CM and CCC to establish a Care Plan review program that ensures care plans and assessments remain current and relevant, reviews are initiated when required and residents assessed care needs are well documented.Case conference with CCC and other staff to provide relevant information to ensure resident care and service needs are as assessed and care plan is agreed.Liaise with the CM, CCC and CNE to identify gaps in Care Team understanding of how to formulate accurate resident care plans based on accurate and comprehensive assessment, consultations and collaborations.Participate in the development of the training and education plan to ensure staff are provided with the required support and education to enable them to competently complete assessments and care plans.Identify resident assessment priorities and participate in ACFI planning activities with CM for these residents.Initiate care planning and assessment for new admissions, consulting with resident, relatives, Care Team, health professionals and Resident Liaison Officer to ensure a personalised care plan is developed. Key Requirements:Health care qualifications – Registered Nurse or Assistant in Nursing Cert IV or similarA high level of knowledge and understanding of the Care Planning, Assessment and Documentation in Residential Aged Care including knowledge of ACFI business rulesExcellent and demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.Knowledge and ability to use computers and technology efficiently.Ability to provide education in relation to documentation requirements within the Aged Care context.Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and within a team to provide care that meets the needs of clients while adhering to legislative, regulatory, policy and procedural requirements.Experience with / knowledge of Diversional Therapy will be highly regarded.Current Police Check and appropriate Working Rights If you are a team-player who would like to join us and share our passion for the Aged Care industry, apply today!

Lifestyle Coordinator

Moran Aged Care combines over sixty years’ experience and innovation to create the best possible aged care environments for our residents. In choosing a career with Moran you can be sure of working alongside passionate colleagues in an industry leading organisation. Our mission is to enable individuals in our care to enjoy each day to the best of their ability and to celebrate who they are. We take pride in our care and strive to create a welcoming environment for staff and residents alike.

The Lifestyle Activities Coordinator (LAC) primary purpose is to assess each resident lifestyle needs and preferences and facilitate activity and practice, to maintain the resident's social, recreational, cultural and spiritual well being and needs.

The LAC is part of the Aged Care Home (ACH) Care Team and supports the Care Manager (CM) to deliver lifestyle programs and activities to our residents consistent with MHCG lifestyle strategy. The LAC provides support to the CM with planning, coordination and delivery of programs, overseeing documentation requirements and mentoring other lifestyle and care staff involved in the delivery of lifestyle functions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the CM and CCC to establish a Care Plan review program that ensures care plans and assessments remain current and relevant, reviews are initiated when required and residents assessed care needs are well documented.
  • Case conference with CCC and other staff to provide relevant information to ensure resident care and service needs are as assessed and care plan is agreed.
  • Liaise with the CM, CCC and CNE to identify gaps in Care Team understanding of how to formulate accurate resident care plans based on accurate and comprehensive assessment, consultations and collaborations.
  • Participate in the development of the training and education plan to ensure staff are provided with the required support and education to enable them to competently complete assessments and care plans.
  • Identify resident assessment priorities and participate in ACFI planning activities with CM for these residents.
  • Initiate care planning and assessment for new admissions, consulting with resident, relatives, Care Team, health professionals and Resident Liaison Officer to ensure a personalised care plan is developed.

 

Key Requirements:

  • Health care qualifications – Registered Nurse or Assistant in Nursing Cert IV or similar
  • A high level of knowledge and understanding of the Care Planning, Assessment and Documentation in Residential Aged Care including knowledge of ACFI business rules
  • Excellent and demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to use computers and technology efficiently.
  • Ability to provide education in relation to documentation requirements within the Aged Care context.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and within a team to provide care that meets the needs of clients while adhering to legislative, regulatory, policy and procedural requirements.
  • Experience with / knowledge of Diversional Therapy will be highly regarded.
  • Current Police Check and appropriate Working Rights

 

If you are a team-player who would like to join us and share our passion for the Aged Care industry, apply today!

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