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  1. Hi! I have a just been given a challange....whip our 30 bed Alzheimer's unit into shape with new and exciting activities! :pint: (this is keeping me up nights!) I'm looking for ideas on furniture arrangement and shelf/display, necessary activity items placement. I have been given two adjoining rooms (a wall separates them, door between). Each room is approximately 20' x 20', on the back wall each room has a large window which makes that wall obsolete. Figure two walls per room that are at least 14-16 feet long. I have access to some 6 foot rectangular tables and also a la
  2. Thanks for all the WONDERFUL suggestions! I will certainly start working on implementing them right away! I knew you all could and would help me out! What a great site! Thanks oooooodles! Sparkle
  3. Hi All! I am sure this is a problem that is not new to any of you, but it has really become a testy subject at my facility. I have a schedule with "personal needs time" built into the daily routine, but my activities are constantly being interrupted by staff to toilet residents, take them out for showers, administer meds, check bp, etc. This is so frustrating! Does anyone have any ideas on how I can approach staff and let them know that this is unsatisfactory? I need these folks to help me throughout the day, so I don't want to alienate them, but they are ruining my programs!
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