What does a nursing home activities assistant do?

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Nursing home activities assistants work with activities directors within a nursing home to plan activities for the residents. The assistant works with the directors and other staff members to come up with activities that are fun and appropriate for the residents of the home. Picking activities that are also mentally stimulating is also an important part of the job. Many assistants work to get experience needed to move up the chain to become an activities director.
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