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Activity Leader Adult Day Services Sample Job Interview Questions

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Elderly and Persons With Disabilities

There is a huge demand for qualified activity leaders for the growing senior living residences.  The number one desired experience sought  after is experience working with the elderly and persons with disabilities.  Make sure you have given a lot of thought to speaking to this part of your work history.  Ensure to mention any course work you have done on these two topics as it can help you stand out from the other job seekers.

Communication and Teamwork

One thing that you will be asked to speak about in your activity leader job interview is how you work within a team and communicate with others.  Since activity leaders work very often with nurses, families and so forth, they need to work effectively with other people.  So be prepared to be asked when you have not been able to get along with someone at work.  It’s better for you to answer honestly, rather than to say you get along with everyone.

Activity Leader Interview Questions

Here are sample Activity Leader Adult Day Services job interview questions designed specifically for the Nursing career field.

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Describe your experience with ensuring the overall safety, security and wellness of Adult Day Service participants in compliance with funding sources, laws and applicable regulations.

How do you avoid mistakes when monitoring, reporting and documenting changes observed in participants’ health, behavior, hygiene and program participation?

What do you find most challenging when escorting and assists clients to the bathroom. Why?

What do you know about monitoring patients for general appetite and safety?

What are some good practices to ensure when assisting with clients’ safe arrivals and departures from the center?

In your view, what is the most important aspect of meal and snack preparation? Why?

Tell me a bit more about your background with participating in individualized care planning process for clients.

What would you incorporate when developing activity schedules for clients with cognitive disabilities?


What experience do you have working with persons with disabilities?