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Activity Director

ID : 50071   
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Language: English

Description: This program has two modules:

•Activity Professional
•Home Health Aide

There are many types of facilities where Activity Professionals work. Activity Professionals can work in long-term care facilities, assisted living communities or adult day care programs. The Activity Professional provides activities for residents in these facilities and may play many diverse roles within the each community. The goal of the Activity Professional is to create a homelike environment where the residents have control of their lives. There are also administrative responsibilities and resident care duties as well as plenty of other tasks that keep the work interesting.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

• Comprehend the role of the activity professional in adult care
• Identify methods for person-centered activity programming
• Identify the steps to assess, document, and prepare treatment plans
• Define methods for quality assurance and time management
• Identify the steps in planning and implementing a successful exercise program

A Home Health Aide (HHA) may also be known as a Home Caregiver or Residential Assistant (RA). An HHA provides basic, personal care and health-related services to a variety of individuals (patients) who require more assistance than family and/or friends are able to provide. HHAs are part of a category of occupations that is commonly referred to as "direct care workers." The services/care that a Home Health Aide provides depends upon their specialty area.

If you've ever thought about becoming a home health aide, our in-depth curriculum could help you learn important fundamental, practical skills involved in a career as a home health aide. For each patient, an HHA is responsible for recording services performed, as well as the patient's condition and progress. They also record and report any changes in a patient's condition to the case manager or supervisor and also discuss observations with them.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

List the skills and qualities of the home health aide
Recognize resources in the community that assist the client at home
Identify strategies for infection control, disease prevention, and safety precautions in the home
Define the important parts of each body system and their functions
Recall methods for assisting clients with special needs

Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

Certification: Not Applicable

The following textbooks will be provided to each student upon registration:
• Long Term Care for Activity Professionals and Recreational Therapists by Elizabeth Best-Martini
• Exercise for Frail Elders by Elizabeth Best-Martini
• Social Gerontology: Issues and Prospects by Elizabeth W. Markson & Peter J. Stein
• Mosby''s Textbook for the Home Care Aide by Joan M. Birchenall, RN, MEd and Eileen Streight, RN, BSN

Class Details

Online 24/7

NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online