Each NAAP member is an important ‘piece of the puzzle’ ~ voting on policies, procedures and other things that help make our association the best it can be! Anthony Vicari, NAAP Vice President, shares a challenge for all of us to think about as we move forward.
This booklet reviews Medicare-covered behavioral health services, typically referred to as mental health and substance use services. These services affect a patient’s overall well- being. It’s important to understand these Medicare-covered services. This booklet explains: Covered and non-covered services Eligible professionals Medicare Advantage (MA) coverage Medicare drug plan (Part D) coverage Medical record documentation Coding […]
Recreation is a human right! The meaning of “enjoy life” was shared across countries International events organized by DT&TR
After more than two years of COVID-19 disasters, day care centers and aged care residential facilities have had to refrain from group recreation and seasonal fun events for fear of infection. I have been working at some care facilities and hospitals to provide recreational activities in Diversional Therapy as a DT consultant for 20 years, […]
First I want to start by saying that there is probably nothing I am going to say to you now that you don’t already know. I just feel that in this present day and age, we may need to update our survival skills in the workplace and specifically during the inspection process. We all hate […]
Have you ever realized that the MDS boxes us in? The care plan is driven by the MDS. Hopefully you go way beyond the MDS but just in case you don’t, let this be some encouragement. Think outside the MDS box. The Section F Preferences indicated on the MDS are very good actually if you […]
Over the past few years NAAP has shared with the membership the challenges of yearly elections and consistent voting from our membership. NAAP also recognizes the challenges state associations have gone through in the last two years with the impact of COVID, participation, and services. In response to these challenges, the NAAP board has revised […]