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Gallatin Rest Home Auxiliary
CURRENT AND ONGOING PROJECTS
  • Fundraising for the purchase of a new resident transportation van/bus
  • Maintenance of the aviary and aquarium (vet bills, food, cleaning, new birds)
  • Purchase a new computer for residents' use
  • Maintain landscaping by purchasing trees, bushes, benches and flowers and taking care of the Courtyard and Entrance flower beds.
  • Providing opportunities for musical and performance entertainment
  • Providing miscellaneous items for the Activity Department
PAST PROJECTS
  • Sensory Garden in courtyard---which won state and national horticultural therapy awards
  • BBQ
  • Patio furniture
  • Aviary for atrium
  • Framing of pictures in facility and furnishing rooms
  • Art work for hallways
  • Banners for east entrance
  • Piano
  • Annual piano tuning
  • Ongoing horticulture therapy
  • Books on tape
  • Children's table, chairs, and toys for atrium
  • CD and music players
  • Fans for resident rooms
  • Exercise equipment and various items for the Therapy Program
  • Window shades and sun glare reduction in dining room
  • Remodel of the Beauty Shop
BACKGROUND
The Gallatin Rest Home Auxiliary was established in 1980 to serve as volunteers and enhance the well being of our residents. The Auxiliary meets at least four times a year. Membership is open to all men and women interested in the welfare of our residents. Dues are $10.00 per year. Our funds are earmarked for projects which benefit the lives of all the residents, rather than individuals.
SOURCES OF INCOME
~ Dues
~ Donations
~ Memorials
~ Grants
~ Holiday Bazaar
~ Raffle
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To join the Auxiliary ($10 for 2015) or to make a donation, please send check to:
Gallatin Rest Home Auxiliary
1221 West Durston Road
Bozeman, MT 59715
along with your name, address, phone number and e-mail.

We are a non-profit, tax-exempt organization and all donations
to the Auxiliary qualify as a taxable deduction.


NURSING HOME VISITING TIPS
1.
Go for a ride.
2.
Participate in any of the daily activities.
3.
Bring your own activity cards ~ watch television together ~ bring a pet ~ go for a walk ~ listen to a ball game ~ write letters for a resident.
4.
Come for lunch and socialize while eating.
5.
Bring in photos.
6.
Reminisce . . . ask about the old days ~ work on genealogy together.
7.
Share your talents . . . play a musical instrument ~ show your handiwork.
8.
Show and tell . . . what is new in your life.
9.
Help . . . label clothing ~ mend clothes.
10.
Create a feeling...of approval ~ of concern ~ of security ~ give a compliment.
11.
Touch . . . some residents appreciate a hug ~ an affectionate pat ~ holding hands.
12.
Give undivided attention…look at the resident when speaking or listening to him/her.
13.
Be positive . . . don’t get caught up in the negative aspects of daily living.
14.
Identify yourself…sometimes it may be necessary to remind your friend or relative of your name and relationship to them.
15.
Adhere to safety rule . . . no smoking.
16.
Bring a special treat . . . but check first with resident’s nurse or dietician for any possible dietary restrictions.
17.
Invite family members and friends to visit resident with you . . . sometimes a resident may not be too communicative, but enjoys listening to others converse.
18.
Sit in front of the aviary and watch the birds.
19.
Go for a walk around the facility or in the Sensory Garden.

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