Making it Easy for Carers
Everybody knows aged care workers are busy, so we aim to take the stress out of setting this up. This kind of program is best suited to facilities who have a reasonable number of physically and mentally agile patients who can benefit from interaction with primary school students. You can download the following information here.
Tips: Consider larger space required to accommodate wheely walkers / wheelchairs etc.
Avoid early mornings (before 10:30am) to ensure residents are up and ready
Consider putting up posters, advertising in newsletter or a flyer drop to rooms.
Consider letting the local paper know your plan, sometimes good news stories are needed.
NB – Be sure to gain consent from residents involved before any photographs are used.