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Activity Director Workshop - July 20-23, 2020
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 Export to Your Calendar 7/20/2020 to 7/23/2020
When: July 20-23, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm each day
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MHCA Office
236 Metro Drive
Jefferson City, Missouri  65109
United States
Presenter: Patrice Melton
Contact: Karina Schnieders

Online registration is available until: 7/20/2020
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Held in partnership with MANHA


Missouri Health Care Association office

236 Metro Drive | Jefferson City, MO 65109


Workshop Fees

$225 per person

Workshop Description

Participants in this 36-hour course will learn how to identify the activity needs of residents as well as design programs to maintain and/or increase the residents' capability of activities in daily living.  Upon successful completion, attendees will have met the requirements as outlined in the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services rules and regulations.

Workshop Topics

  • Long Term Care Resident
  • Aging Process
  • Long Term Care System
  • Role of an Activity Director
  • Federal and State Regulations
  • Care Plans
  • Documentation
  • Activities
  • Resident Council
  • Communication
  • Budget
  • Volunteers


Patrice Melton - Patrice Melton holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commercial Recreation with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation from Slippery Rocks University of PA.  She became certified as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) in 1997 and as a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) in 2016.  She has been employed at Colonial Springs Healthcare Center in Buffalo, MO since 1986 and has been the coordinator of MHCA District 4 Golden Age Games since 2010.

Certificate of Attendance

In order to receive a certificate, you must attend the entire workshop.  Upon successful completion a certificate will be mailed to the facility or individual that paid for the course.  Certificates cannot be issued until payment is received in full.


Hotel Accommodations

Hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the attendee.  Below are recommended nearby locations:

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

3621 Truman Blvd

Jefferson City, MO 65109



Candlewood Suites

3514 Amazonas Drive

Jefferson City, MO 65109


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