NHA160 Social Services Designee / Activities Director
5 credit hours
The Social Services Designee / Activities Director course is an introduction to the long-term care setting and the various methods of provision of services in this setting, as well as the regulatory process. It will look at the standards set in the areas of Social Services and Recreation Services and in the areas of Resident Rights and Dignity.
Activity Professionals are recognized as vital contributors to quality of care and providing good quality of life to the individuals we serve. A complete program enhances the physical, mental, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of elders by providing a home-like environment. This course is designed to develop the programming, documentation, and professional skills necessary to lead such a program.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to work as an Activity Director or Social Services Designee in a long-term care facility.