Therapy Assistant

Sunrise Senior Living Limited & Gracewell Healthcare
£11 per hour
09 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The key purpose of this role is to:

Support the Reminiscence Co-ordinator and the Occupational Therapist in the delivery of the Enriched Memory Care Model in the Reminiscence Neighbourhood

Reports to: Reminiscence Co-ordinator

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy to residents with early stage dementia as guided by the Occupational Therapist
  • Support the Reminiscence Co-ordinator in the delivery of Memory Care Pathway Foundation Level Training to staff in the Home
  • Support the Activities Co-ordinator to ensure that the programming calendar meets individual residents' dementia care abilities, needs and interests and provision of the Live with Purpose Signature Programmes
  • Deliver Cognitive Stimulation Therapy programmes to residents living with moderate dementia in the Reminiscence Neighbourhood
  • Support of the Dining Hosts in the implementation of the Enriched Dining Model
  • Deliver, and support the care team to engage in, individual resident activities in the Reminiscence Neighbourhood and in the use of the Life Skills Stations and Enrichment objects
  • Attend the Regional Memory Care and Programming Forums

Experience - Essential

  • Evidence of previous experience of a leadership role
  • Evidence of good written and verbal skills for communication and understanding
  • Understanding the physical, social, spiritual and emotional needs of the person with dementia
  • Experience at a Senior Carer level in a health and social care setting with people living with dementia

Qualification - Essential: Foundation level Memory Care Training Pathway


  • Impact and Influence
  • Initiating Action
  • Driving for Results
  • Developing People
  • Embracing and Facilitating Change
  • Problem Solving

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