AMSA's Local Chapter Project Directory

PROJECT DESCRIPTION/CONTACT INFORMATION
Project title Chaparral House Nursing Home
Project type(s) Community Service
Date completed 01/2007
Chapter University of California, Berkeley
Project Coordinator Heena Panchal
Summary of project Assist seniors at chaparral house nursing home with daily activities such as exercise, games, and meals. We read with seniors and play games with them and help them be active and happy. Also take them out to lunch and shopping.

Content area Other
Number of participants 18
Participant hours involved 78 hour(s)
PROJECT PLANNING
Coordinator roles
Coordinator hours hour(s)
FUNDING & ADVERTISING
Total project cost $0
Project funding
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Project advertising Project advertised through member e-mail listserve. Yes, successful
PROJECT EVALUATION
Success rating
(1 = unsuccesful, 5 = very successful)
5
Lessons/suggestions Very simple collaboration between amsa chapter and nursing home. We would like to do larger projects with the nursing home, including taking them out shopping or spending a day with them at a park etc. This would require some funding.

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
Comments Asking community organizations of their needs greatly helps in formulating projects.