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2021 Residents' Rights Month Activity Suggestions

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Activities & Events

  • In Kentucky, the Barren River Long-Term Care Ombudsman is holding a "Right to Have Fun" Drive.
  • Tom Louderback, Kentucky volunteer ombudsman, wrote a letter to the editor of the Lexington Herald Leader discussing Residents' Rights Month and encouraged residents and their loved ones to contact the Ombudsman program if they have care concerns.
  • Idaho's Area V Ombudsman program wrote a letter to the editor of The News-Examiner discussing Residents' Rights Month and encouraged community members and residents to participate in celebrating residents' rights and to get involved in advocacy opportunities.
  • A New York advocacy group voices their concerns about staffing shortages in long-term care facilities ahead of Residents' Rights Month. Read the article here.

Activity Ideas

 

 

 

Our NEW Enrichment Booklet offers residents a variety of activities to keep them entertained and active. This book includes puzzles, such as word searches and crosswords; prompts for residents to write about the connections in their lives; trivia questions, which can be done alone or with others; and more! (Updated 9/24/2021)

Download and print the book or purchase copies from our online store.

 

More Suggestions for Residents' Rights Month Activities

More Suggestions for Residents' Rights Month Activities

Residents' Rights Month is a time to offer residents an opportunity to participate in engaging activities.  Use the activities below to involve residents and staff members in sharing with the community.

Activities for Residents with staff and ombudsmen:

Activities for Staff and Ombudsmen:

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