Long-Term Care Activity Director course offered at VC Gonzales Center

July 19, 2014 at 2:19 a.m.

A Long-Term Care Activity Director I course will be offered at the Victoria College Gonzales Center from 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 23.

The role of the activity director in long-term health care facilities includes the study of history, regulations, communications, advocacy, ethics, service delivery and volunteer management.

Attendees will be able to:

Discuss the history and regulatory requirements for recreation activity services in long-term care settings

Apply principles of communication, advocacy and ethics to recreation activity service delivery

Demonstrate knowledge of life span development

Demonstrate proper assessment of client needs

Prerequisites include a high school diploma or GED and current (within one year) work experience in healthcare.

The VC Gonzales Center is located at 424 E. Sarah DeWitt Drive in Gonzales.

For more information or to register, contact Marcela Barrera at 361-573-3291, ext. 3280, or Helen Hahn at 361-573-3291, ext. 3466.



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