NCCAP approved 10 contact hours
Program # 00050
Course Requirements : Read the book Activities 101 by ROS Therapy Systems and complete the accompanying test, worksheets and case studies.
You may mail or fax your materials to DH Special Services. Once the materials are received and a passing grade is determined, your certificate will be mailed to you. If you are in need of the certificate sooner, a copy can be faxed to you and the original mailed.
Home is where the care is for a growing number of people in the United States. Industry growth has been fostered by an aging population, the prevalence of chronic disease, strengthening physician acceptance of home care and a continued movement toward cost-efficient treatment options from public and private payers. Click here to find out more about Home Care Certfication through NCCAP. ”
This course is the required training program for the NCCAP Home Care Certification and can also be used for the Home Care specialization for those who are already NCCAP certified. Adding the Home Care Specialization to your current NCCAP certification will add to your professional expertise.
Course Content: This course is designed for the home care worker or the beginning activity professional. The reading of the book – Activities 101 along with the completion of the work sheets and case studies will introduce an understanding of aging, communication with the elderly, the purpose of activities and the scope of activities which are introduced based on individual needs. The course is a component of the HCC, developed by NCCAP and can be used toward the HCC specialization.
-The aging process : physically, cognitively, emotionally
-Communicating with the elderly
-Understanding cognitive loss and dementia
-Assessing for quality of life
-Activity ideas to meet specific needs
Course Content meets NCCAP Body of Knowledge Topic areas 1-7, 11, 21