|Game nights provide
clients opportunities to engage in fun activities with their visiting
families and friends. This reinforces the importance of engaging
in activities together as a family.
You've seen the game on TV. You
may have seen board games of "Family Feud." An interesting
way to implement a version of this game is to survey 100 of
your residents/clients and staff.
Generate a list of interesting
questions and present them to the clients and staff at your
When you setup the game you can....
- Break the participants into
two teams and give everyone on the team an opportunity to
answer a question.
- Or, you may select a "family"
of 5 to 8 participants which compute against one another.
You may have representatives from various units/wings form
a team. Those not playing will be the audience. You may even
have a weekly "Feud" night with teams competing
in an elimination tournament.
- It may be fun to have a celebrity
guest be the host.
- Think of other creative ways
to plan this game. Don't forget to include family members
of the client's in activities