Socialization is a big part of our lives. Activities enhance socialization and recognition of personal interests whether it be in a group setting or individual, to promote quality of life. The Activity Department wears many hats on a daily basis and staff are cross trained to better serve our very special and important residents.
The Madison Lutheran Home Activity Department plans and organizes a wide variety of activities for our residents to choose from. These include worship services, bible study, baking, live entertainment, exercise groups, Wed. shopping services, computer E-mail, aviary, bingo, outings, games, holiday special events, reading groups, music/sing-a-long, monthly special events, mending, along with 1-1 visits.
The department is in charge of the beauty shop offering hair care 6 days a week with 6 beauticians available. The department is always looking for and appreciates all volunteers that share their time and talents in a variety of duties. We coordinate family gatherings for that special occasion. The department works with the health care Auxiliary in planning special events. The gift shop is newly remodeled and open 5 days a week.
Swing Bed patients are visited at the hospital by the Activity Department offering activity in/our of their room, hair care etc. Adult Day care is offered and the department is involved in their plan of care in conjunction with the Social Services Department.