Over the last 29 years, I have trained well over 600 volunteers for long-term care communities. During this time, I learned that our cities and towns are home to talented people looking for meaningful ways to give back to their community. With this in mind, my mission includes taking the next step by offering this […]
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NAAP, NCCAP and Linked Senior are proud to partner on the #ActivitiesStrong Initiative honors the professionals who serve older adults in senior living. The goal is to acknowledge, educate and empower Activity and Life Enrichment Directors so Senior Living residents can find purpose everyday. Visit their website.
Ridgewater’s Activity Director program is the longest-standing program in the country for teaching students to work with the elderly population. Students benefit from our industry-recognized instructor who has 33 years of experience in activity programming, delivery, and management. She helps develop students’ compassion and understanding of the aging generation to meld a perfect mix of […]
National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners is open to all health care professionals, front line staff and First Responders who qualify for CDP® certification and are interested in learning comprehensive dementia education, who value dementia education, who are committed to ending abuse and neglect and who value Certified Dementia Practitioner® CDP® certification. Visit their website.
Activity Director Certification Services was developed in 2003 and has been providing quality education and services to healthcare professionals serving our elders since conception. Activity Director Certification Services’ philosophy is one of‚ showing rather than telling. Theresa Thorland, owner, encompasses a format based upon experiential/hands on learning realizing that individuals remember and gain more information […]
DH Special Services is dedicated to providing education for the activity professional working in the long term care continuum. It was founded by Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, MDEC, CTRS who has been serving the educational needs of activity professionals since 1984. DH Special Services offers the Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals through independent study as […]
Collins Learning is a web-based, learning system for healthcare professionals, specializing in mandatory and compliance training. As an industry, there is consistent struggle for facilities to maintain regulatory compliance in training and tracking. That is why Collins Learning makes sense. Our courses are presented in a revolutionary TV talk show format, unlike any other in […]