Care Home Activities Co-ordinator

Hannah Pearson

My name is Hannah Pearson and I joined Llys Elian care home as an activities coordinator because it was a new challenge that utilised my art degree.   

Hannah Pearson - Care Home Activities Co-ordinator

Hannah Pearson - Care Home Activities Co-ordinator

Who do you work with?  

Older individuals living with dementia.  

What does a typical working day look like for you?   

Planning and preparing activities and carrying out/supervising those activities.  

What made you decide on the role?   

The care home is very well run and a good environment to be in as well as making a difference in individuals lives. I chose this role because I wanted to work in the sector and utilise and grow my skills. The thing I like best about my job is spending time with different people.  

Why do you enjoy your role?   

I use my art skills every day to enrich the lives of others. The best part of my job is making a difference in people lives and bringing them joy.  

What key skills are needed to do your role well? 

To be a good activities coordinator you need these skills; resourcefulness, creativity, people skills, fun loving, and organised.  

Why would you recommend the role? 

It is very rewarding and you have lots of fun every day.