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Planning for the Spiritual but not Religious Resident

Activity Directors have traditionally planned and understood the importance of continuing their resident’s religion within the facility. Often multiple religious activities are planned weekly in order to meet the needs of those they serve. Things they are changing, though. According to a study conducted by the PEW Research Center from 2012 to 2017, approximately 27% […]

Behavioral Health Programming Guide for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Behavioral Health Programming Guide for Skilled Nursing Facilities written by  M. Celeste Chase, AC-BC, ACC, CDP, Price: $14.95 Product Code: BHealthGuid Product InformationThe New Behavioral Health Regulations F740-F744, F758 & F659 have become part of the 2018-2019 CMS.gov Survey Process for Skilled Nursing Facilities. The regulations are facility wide but the Activity Department is right […]

The value of what you do …. Activity Director

Activity Director

The value of what you do …. by M. Celeste Chase, ACC, CDP Activity Directors Network Not everyone is cut out for a career in the healthcare field. Those that pursue this career path come to the educational table with innate characteristics some of which can’t be learned or earned but rather are an intrinsic […]

Six Leadership Communication Skills: What Leaders Need to Lead

Source: Six Leadership Communication Skills: What Leaders Need to Lead Image by: Mas. A symbolic representation of two people communicating.   One can’t lead if you can’t communicate. And while all the 12 major verbal skills are important, these six leadership communication skill-sets are essential in being an effective leader. Effective leaders realize early in life that […]