Our winning streak continues at our annual local state fair. 4 program areas entered and ALL 4 took FIRST PLACE! Congratulations to all the members and staff for creating and submitting such wonderful entries. All of the entries were placed into various categories of Home Arts.
2021 was another great year for Halloween fun and festivities at Independence Plus! Wonderful activities and menu planned. Members assisted whenever possible. Various arts crafts including decorating pumpkins and making skeleton cut outs.
IPI HALLOWEEN SCHEDULE!
8:00 am – 9:00 am Greetings! Member Personal Needs Assessment (hourly),
Put away belongings, begin routine morning activities, Exercise, and ISP programs as usual
9:00 am – 10:00 am Music, Arts & Crafts, Decorate Pumpkins (each program area)
10:00 am – 11:00 am Offer Water / ISP Programs / Individual Activity
11:00 am – 11:15 am Member Costume Contest – DSPs to vote
11:15 am – 11:30 am Clean Tables, Wash Hands, Setup for Lunch
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Lunch in Program Areas – DSP IIs gather meals in order:
1) Sahuaro, 2) Ocotillo, 3) Cholla, 4) Juniper/Yucca
Member vote for appropriate movie or educational video
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm Clean-up, begin Oral Hygiene, continue movie;
Staff Costume Contest – Admin to vote
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm Member vote for appropriate activities/games in program areas (Virtual Haunted House Tour, Monster Dance, Bingo, Checkers, Ring Toss, In-house Bowling, Connect Four, etc.)
*** Reminder for Social Distancing ***
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Offer Water / Continue ISP Programs / Individual Activity
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Sweep, clean, wash any dishes or containers used
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Last-minute MPNAs, Gather Belongings,
Prepare for Van Departures
*Note: This is a regular program day – MPNAs are done hourly,
member ISP programs continue throughout the day as appropriate*
PROGRAM LUNCH MENU FOR TODAY!
Sloppy Joe Sand-Witches
Frightful French Fries
Creepy Side Salad w/
Choice of Mummy Dressing
Green Goblin Punch
Cemetery Worm Cake