• This course will provide the Activity Director (AD) and Recreational Therapist with the reasons that visual arts are so beneficial to the aging population who have experienced loss in a variety of ways in their lives. Also included are examples of those whose lives have been transformed because someone took the time to work with them in the creative process. There is a list that accompanies the course with art projects and their instructions.

    Workshop Objectives:
    • Upon completion the student will have an understanding of the cognitive and psychological and benefits associated with art and creativity.
    • The student will understand the importance of implementing programming that creates social connections between residents.
    • Upon completion the student will have techniques, ideas and tools that will help guide them in approaching and planning artistic activities effectively.
    • The student will have a variety of art projects that may be incorporated directly into their activity programming.
    Workshop Content:
    • What Is Art?
    • Cognitive and Psychological Benefits of Art
    • Importance of Resident Connections
    • Effective Activity Approaches
    • Art Projects
    3 CE Hours Pre-Approval#NCCAPxxxxx-18

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  • Appropriate planning is necessary to provide the same level of quality care to both female and male residents. It can be daunting at times to select activities that may appeal to the senior male. This workshop is designed to breakdown some key things to consider when planning for this gender.

    Topics:
    • 1:1- One on One Activities
    • Group- Both Male and Female Participation
    • Club- A Men's Only Activity
    • Alzheimer- Lower Level Skills Required
    4 CE Hours
    Pre-Approval
    NCCAPxxxxx-20
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  • Complete Documentation for the Activity Director Department. This course will teach you exactly what documentation is needed to satisfy your State Survey, by the book.
    We will compare exactly what is written in the regulations to the paperwork and forms we use everyday.
    Is your assessment form survey proof?
    What are the five questions the State Survey team is going to ask about your Assessments, Progress Notes and Careplans as soon as they enter your building?
    We will help you answer those questions before they get there..

    Paperwork, Paperwork, and more Paperwork.. The key to cutting down on paperwork is knowing exactly what you need and what you don't need.

    ** - Qualifies for NCCAP Track 6 - **
    10 CE Hours Pre-Approval#NCCAPxxxxx-20NT

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  • We all love our jobs and our residents, but along with this love comes paperwork…and lots of it. Activity charting is a part of all of our routines and without a medical background it can be an overwhelming task deciphering all the terms. This workshop is designed to arm you with the information necessary to read the information provided and offer the best possible assessment for your resident’s quality of life.

    Objectives:

    • Provide the student with knowledge of medical terms.
    • Suggest charting tips that may be incorporated into routine activity charting.
    • Provide the student with a Terms Dictionary that can be used for quick reference.


    5 CE Hours
    Pre-Approval
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  • A Complete Activity Program is essential for Regulatory Compliance and surveyors are looking for activity programming that meets the "Person Centered" requirements for every resident and all cognitive levels. This workshop will give you the tools to identify, track and document your Facility Population and associated Activities for each month.

    Workshop Includes:
    • Breakdown and definition of the activity components.
    • A mock up of a coded activity calendar with worksheets.
    • "Calendar Evaluation Form"
    • Facility Population Assessment Form (FPA).
    • FPA Program Levels Evaluation Form.
    6 CE Hours
    Pre-Approval
    #NCCAP xxxxx-20
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