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

A Long-Term Care Activity Director I course will be offered at the Victoria College Gonzales Center on Tuesdays from 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. July 22-Sept. 23.

The role of the Activity Director in long-term healthcare 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.

Published: Thursday, 17 July 2014
 

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