Knowledge + Power = Activity Professional

Knowledge + Power = Activity Professional

Knowledge + Power = Activity Professional By Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, CTRS As a paid profession, the world of therapeutic activities in long term care is a relatively new one, having been formally in existence just forty-four years. The term “activities” was...
Individualized vs. Non vs. I Care Plans

Individualized vs. Non vs. I Care Plans

Individualized vs. Non-Individualized vs. I Care Plans by Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, CTRS There has been a lot of discussion on social media about individualized and person centered care plans of late. Is it new? What do I have to do differently? Can I see an example?...
To Care Plan or Not to Care Plan

To Care Plan or Not to Care Plan

To Care Plan or Not to Care plan By Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, CTRS The requirement or need to write an “activity” care plan for “every” resident in the facility has been debated for years. Some communities have made it a policy to mandate an activity specific care...