Five Steps to an Effective 1-1 Program

Five Steps to an Effective 1-1 Program

Five Steps to an Effective 1-1 Program By Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, CTRS Not all residents attend group functions, either by choice or by limited function or cognitive ability. Providing non group participants with 1-1 visits is a requirement that is sometimes hard...
Expressing through Expressive Activities

Expressing through Expressive Activities

Expressing through Expressive Activities by Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, CTRS The activity professional utilizes engagement in the creative arts in day to day programming. Involvement and positive responses to art projects, music programs and movement groups are noted...
A Wish to Honor the Spirit Within

A Wish to Honor the Spirit Within

A Wish to Honor the Spirit Within by Debbie Hommel, ACC/MC/EDU, CTRS      Active engagement is often the goal of many of the activities and interventions offered by the activity professional. Our program success is evaluated by how involved our elders become and the...