What is the role of a Head of Wellbeing in the Later Living industry?
The Head of Wellbeing in the later living sector plays a critical role in designing, implementing, and overseeing programs that cater to the holistic wellness and quality of life of senior residents within retirement communities or senior living establishments.
Key responsibilities of a Head of Wellbeing
Programme Development: Design and develop comprehensive wellness programs that encompass physical, mental, emotional, and social aspects tailored to the needs of senior residents.
Health and Fitness: Oversee fitness programs, activities, and facilities that promote physical health, mobility, and overall well-being among senior residents.
Mental Health Support: Implement initiatives that address mental health, cognitive stimulation, and emotional well-being, such as cognitive exercises, therapy sessions, and social engagement activities.
Social Engagement: Facilitate social activities, clubs, and events that encourage social interaction, community engagement, and a sense of belonging among residents.
Main requirements of a Head of Wellbeing
Below are some examples of requirements for a Head of Wellbeing role:
Education: A bachelor's degree in health sciences, gerontology, psychology, social work, nursing, recreation therapy, or a related field is typically preferred. Advanced degrees or certifications in wellness, gerontology, or healthcare management can be advantageous.
Experience: Extensive experience in wellness program development, preferably within senior living communities, healthcare facilities, or related fields. Candidates typically need several years of progressive experience in designing and managing wellness initiatives.
Wellness Expertise: In-depth knowledge of wellness principles, geriatric care, aging-related health issues, and best practices in designing holistic wellness programs for senior populations.
Healthcare Knowledge: Understanding of healthcare services, including physical therapy, mental health support, nutrition, fitness, and social engagement activities relevant to seniors.
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