SOC Activities Consultant for Memory Care Communities
We offer Online Dementia Activities instructed by Montessori Method Course with Certification for Activities Directors (Life Enrichment Coordinators) and Memory Care Director. Click here for a video of the Course.
Once you are certified, we will coach the Activities Director, Memory Director and caregivers in memory care for a 1-hour sessions to initially guide them along. Coaching will be at your community. $65 per session.
Sensory Outings has a list of supplies and materials that you may purchase. The Activities Director may be creative by designing a Workshop or Kitchen Activity from SOC activities. The Center can be set-up for a small groups of 1-2 people per table with 4-6 tables or individual resident’s rooms.
- Workshop Area: Sanding, build a box, nuts & bolts, flash light repair, pipe fitting, tool matching, golf balls and a muffin tin. Supplies/Materials: Sandpaper and wood object, screws, screwdriving and 6-sided box with drilled holes, flashlight, batteries and light bulb, PVC piping and fittings, tools and name cards, 12 golf balls and muffin tin.
- Activity Kitchen: Hand scooping, spicy smells, pitcher pouring, playdough, rolling pin and cookies cutters, napkin or towel folding, matching socks, sorting beans or colored pasta, silverware display chest. Supplies/Materials: flour or rice and measuring cup, spices and bottles, pitcher and glass, ingredients for playdough and cookie cutters, linens and clothes basket, 3-6 matching socks, beans or colored pasta and small container, flatware and display chest.
- Arts & Crafts: Easel watercolor painting, sculpture, drawing, and flower arranging. Supplies/Materials: Tabletop easels (2), watercolor paint, clay and tools (sponge, loop tool, wire clay cutters, pro needle, boxwood tool, potter’s rib, ribbon tool and metal scrape), coloring pencils and coloring pages, plastic flowers and vase.