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Hi! Just starting a new job tomorrow. It's an Assistant Activities Director at a nursing/rehab home. I was wondering if anyone could give me any tips or details as what the job includes. Never done this b4 and they know it. So any help to calm my nerves would help. Thanks! I do know kinda what they do... distribute mags, help with the activities, things like that but hoping someone who is one could give me a little more detail.

Asked By: Debbie B - 6/17/2007
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I have previously had a job offer like this before but turned it down due to another job offer in a hospital, but in the nursing home I was going to be working in I would of been interacting daily with the different residents of the home with activities to add more of a community experience with games, different... More
Answered By: brookes_mama - 6/17/2007
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You know, you should have asked this question when you interviewed for this job. But anytime the word "Assistant" is part of your job title you know you'll be helping the person doing the real job. In this case you'll be assisting the Activities Director at a nursing home. I can only guess what they do there, but I... More
Answered By: ♥Femme•Fatale♥ - 6/17/2007
 
well it sounds like the best job in a nursing home. How fun you probably get to use your imagination for coming up with all sorts of fun activities like memorial day and 4th of July presentations and activities/parties...booking volunteer piano players and karaoke nights
Answered By: shelly - 6/17/2007
 
hey, there is an opening in my city for this job at a local nursing home. I am going tomorrow for an interview, but I was wondering about how much this job pays. If you could just give an approximate answer, I'd appreciate it.
Answered By: samra03 - 6/20/2007
 
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