iv. St. Joseph's Continuing Care Centre - Clarion Site - Assistance to Hair Salon Services
Service Name: Assistance to Hair Salon Services
When: Bi-weekly or 1 monthly shift beginning at 9:30am, moving through the patient list to porter to and from appointments, assist the salon stylist as needed.
Goal/Benefits of this service include:
- Increases sense of self esteem;
- Creates a positive self image and;
- Provides time for socialization
Knocking on resident/patient door listed for appointment date, offer assistance with portering or accompaniment with those residents/patients to and from, as well throughout: awaiting their appointments, to provide a supportive, therapeutic, healing environment and opportunity for socialization, as well as queuing with those experiencing cognitive impairment(s).
-To provide engaging experiences that promote increasing sense of self-esteem, positive self-image and personal self-worth
-To engage residents/patients in a calm and relaxing environment that promote sensory stimulation
-To incorporate support to services that meet with unique resident/patient needs, alleviate and decrease isolation, depression and decline and reduce the desire to become withdrawn
-To offer opportunities to be out and engaged within one’s own community in a unique social environment with support.
Observation: Provide prompting/cuing when necessary.