This job is very stressful. A typical day at Mental Health is prompting residents and assisting them with their activites of daily living. Most residents are independent. We then assist residents with medications. We serve two meals and a snack on our day shift. Staff then takes residents on appointments, on outings such as General Education Diploma(GED), or local shopping. Groups are held and residents interact with each other. Staff assists residents with laundry. Staff does general cleaning around the personal care home. Staff makes appointments, orders medications, files paperwork, and completes medical phone calls for residents. Documentation and shift report is completed. The hardest part of the job is the medical stresses. The most enjoyable part of the job is getting to know the residents, being able to help them with their daily needs and working on achieving their goals. Iv learned that mental illness is treatable and hard to deal with at times. You need a lot of compassion and patients.