Welcome to my website where you can find some great resources to help recreation staff working in aged care!

This book is very popular with recreation staff in aged care facilities and day centres.

For a long time I felt that a practical book on ways to engage people living with dementia in meaningful leisure would be useful. I have been trying and collecting new ideas for many years.

There are general guidelines as well as some practical activities for people in the different stages of dementia. This book contains prepared programs to be used as a basis for providing quality activities at a day centre or residential facility.

All activities can be easily adapted by staff or family who care for the person living with dementia at home.There are themes, pictures to color, and templates that can be photocopied.

More information on Lauretta Kaldor’s Engaging Activites can be found here.

Besides Bingo is new resource book for recreation staff who work in adult day centres- lots of ideas, planning templates, a training program for facilitators and more! email me for more information email me lauretta@laurettakaldor.com.auI have been writing manuals for leisure staff working in aged care for the last eighteen years. My manuals contain ideas on craft, reminiscing programs and games. My books also provide a practical guide to planning and documenting suitable leisure activities for clients in residential and day care facilities.Over the past 19 years I have developed a series of resources for recreation staff working in aged care. Click here to find out about these manuals, programs and resources and how you can buy them.

Check out the resources section of this website for resources that I have written that can be emailed and printed off for immediate use and reducing your costs.

Over many years now I have worked as consultant and trainer for recreation staff in residential and community aged care.

It is hard to get to regional areas who often are not able to attend.

I am therefore offering SKYPE training at a very reasonable cost to any facility or centre who need new ideas and staff development for recreation staff.

Email or call me if this interests you. Initial session is free!


samforweMy latest book is called THE RECREATION OFFICERS Simple Activity Manual or SAM.

It is an omnibus of 100pages+ of leisure programs  

and ideas saving  you time!!