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Quality of Life – Social Engagement and Visitation Strategies

Program Format


Zoom Webinar
 

Program Details


Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. (ET)


COVID-19 seems to be persisting and the need for balancing diligent infection prevention with social engagement and visitation continues. Welcoming visitors to the community and resuming group activities requires careful planning and consideration. The emotional fallout from the pandemic for residents, staff, and families may present in a variety of ways, all of which can be anticipated as a necessary part of healing and recovery from this traumatic period. How do we restore our communities’ vibrant social lives and maintain close connections among residents and loved ones, while protecting them from infection? This session offers insight into the importance of socialization and productivity in the process of healing and recovery. More than busy work or entertainment, person-centered, therapeutic engagement should be an integral part of trauma-informed care. Successful strategies for this type of therapeutic engagement and visitation in the context of COVID will also be discussed.

Barbara Speedling, Quality of Life Specialist, Innovations for Quality Living, Bayside

 

What You Need To Participate


  • A desktop or laptop computer with high-speed internet access and speakers. *Dial-in information will not be available for this program.
  • Please download Zoom if it is not already installed on your computer, and be sure you are running the latest version. If you would like to familiarize yourself with the logistics of attending a Zoom webinar, please visit the Zoom Help Center.
  • Adhere to the Virtual Program Code of Conduct.
 

Continuing Education Credit


ACF/Assisted Living Professionals 
This program offers 2 
hours of continuing education credit for adult care facility and assisted living professionals. Credit is awarded upon request and verification of the hours attended. Credit reports will be available on our website approximately 30 days following the program.


Licensed Nursing Home
Administrators
This program is sponsored by the Foundation for Long Term Care (FLTC). The FLTC is a certified sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Boards of Examiners for Long Term Care Administrators (NAB). This program has been submitted forCEUs for nursing home administrators under its sponsor agreement with NAB/NCERS. State licensure boards, however, have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Credit is awarded upon request and verification of the hours attended. Attendance is reported directly to NAB within 30 days of the program. Certificates will be available via your NAB CE Registry.

Social Workers
LeadingAge New York, Inc., SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program offers 2 contact hours for Licensed Master Social Workers (LMSW) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW). Credit is awarded upon request and verification of the hours attended. Credit reports will be available on our website approximately 30 days following the program.


Click here for more information about our credit process.



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