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Thursday, September 19, 2024

Activity Professionals Webinar Series: It’s Time to Rebuild (W24011)

Start Date: 1/18/2024 1:00 PM EST
End Date: 9/19/2024 3:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Webinar Series (via Zoom)

Organization Name: Maine Health Care Association

Lori Vigue
Email: lvigue@mehca.org
Phone: (207) 623-1146

Activity Professionals Webinar Series:  It’s Time to Rebuild
Are you looking for ways to enhance the quality of life for your residents? Do you need fresh strategies to help your team transform daily tasks into meaningful interactions? Join us to discover innovative concepts, ideas, and resources in the life enrichment field. 

MHCA is offering a monthly webinar series for activity professionals who serve in care communities across Maine. This series will be held on the 3rd Thursday of every month (1:00 PM to 2:00 PM) from January to September, 2024.  Here’s a list of the topics we plan to cover across the series:

  • January 18, 2024 ~ No Resident Left Behind:  Resident Quality of Life Review
  • February 15, 2024 Creating Quality Calendars:  Tips for Generating New Ideas
  • March 21, 2024 ~ Time Management & Leadership Tips
  • April 18, 2024 ~ All Hands On Deck: Involving All Staff in Activities
  • May 16, 2024 ~ Creating a Winning Volunteer Program
  • June 20, 2024 ~ There is Always a Way:  Connecting with ALL Residents
  • July 18, 2024 ~ Best Practices & Innovation in the Dementia Care World
  • August 15, 2024 ~ I Want to Go Home: Communication Basics in Dementia Care
  • September 19, 2024 ~ Creating Meaningful Moments
Rachelle Blough, CTRS, CDP, CADDCT, has worked in the senior living world since 1995; she is a Certified Recreational Therapist, a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a Certified Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Trainer for the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP). Rachelle currently serves part-time as one of the Vice Presidents of Corporate training with the NCCDP. She is a consultant and educator specializing in memory care, life enrichment and senior living operations. She presents at various conferences around the US, including several State healthcare associations. Rachelle enjoys helping others stay inspired, equipping them with practical tools and resources for ensuring the best possible quality of life for elders in their care. Rachelle serves as the part-time Director of Education and Community Relations at Lexington Square of Lombard.
MHCA Member:  $225
Non-Member:  $340

Web Platform:
MHCA will use the ZOOM platform to conduct this webinar. If you’re new to Zoom, we encourage you to visit their Help Desk to learn more about system requirements and preview their free “how to” videos.
Zoom Link:
A week prior to the start of the series, MHCA will invite all registered participants to complete the form required to register for the Zoom webinar.  Once complete, confirmation will be sent to the email you provided, which will include instructions for obtaining handouts and your link to join the session on the day of the program.
If you participate in the LIVE webinars, and proof of attendance can be verified, you can earn a certificate for this series.  In lieu of sign-in sheets, we will rely on the Attendee Report provided by Zoom (which records attendee contact information and webinar join/end times).  
For a printable flyer:  Click Here
To register:  Click Here
To review MHCA's education policies: Click Here 


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