The Erskine Edinburgh Home (EEH) - Activities Helper (EEH)

Role Purpose:

To assist activities staff to provide a full diverse programme of activities for residents in order that they live full productive lives


Sample Activities & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting to prepare or decorate activities area for thematic events e.g Halloween
  • Accompanying and/or portering residents to and from activities areas
  • Assisting Recreation/Activities staff with activities programme                                                                            
  • Encouraging resident participation in activities, e,g film club, cabaret, tea dances
  • Participating in in-house games e,g board games, chess, bridge, cards, bingo
  • Helping to serve tea, coffee and refreshments where appropriate
  • Buddying activities staff to houses and supporting them with small group activities programme e.g reminiscence groups,
  • Chatting to residents and providing companionship