Long-Term Care Resident Activities: Ensuring Regulatory Compliance and Quality Care - On-Demand

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Long-Term Care Resident Activities: Ensuring Regulatory Compliance and Quality Care - On-Demand

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Webcast now available On-Demand!

Presented on:
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Presented by:
Rita A. Underwood, ADC

Fostering a higher quality of life is only one of the many reasons why having a detailed resident activity care plan is important for every resident. In this 90-minute webcast, expert Reta A. Underwood, ADC, describes the intent behind resident activity care plans and why it is essential to have one in place. Learn how to assess your current program while taking the necessary steps to improve its quality. Should a surveyor walk through your door, know that your program will pass the test with flying colors.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Better understand the intent behind F248, Activities, and F249, Activities Director
  • Identify activity assessment components and determine gaps within their own process
  • Describe the elements of activity program design at the various levels of the resident’s assessed needs
  • Explain the steps necessary to implement the activities plan of care
  • Determine what makes a quality and satisfying activity program


  • The regulation—F248 and F249
    • Overview of the regulation, the intent, and the interpretive guidelines
  • Assessing the resident
    • A comprehensive activities assessment
    • The assessment and MDS, Section F, Section O, and the care area assessments
  • Designing a specific and focused resident program
    • A group focus
    • Self-directed focus, highly independent residents
    • Therapeutic supported program
  • Implementing the plan of care
    • Creating a resident-specific plan of care
    • Understanding the financial needs of the activities program
  • Ensuring a quality activity program
    • QAPI—paper-based analysis
    • Gathering feedback
  • Comment cards

Who Should Attend

  • Therapeutic recreation and activities professionals
  • Skilled unit directors
  • Nurse supervisors
  • Administrators
  • Directors of nursing
  • Quality managers

Meet the Speaker

Reta A. Underwood, ADC, is president of Consultants for Long Term Care, Inc. (CLTC), a national long-term care consulting firm based in Kentucky. CLTC's experienced professionals have provided clinical consulting, regulatory compliance correction, and training for hospital, nursing facility, and senior housing providers in 46 states. CLTC has additionally provided management services, presented seminars, been published nationally, and copyrighted its own systems and tools.

Underwood’s experience has included management and director positions with nursing facilities and healthcare companies. She has also provided corporatewide MDS support services, numerous mock surveys, regulatory compliance correction, educational programs, clinical documentation, quality assurance programming, and quality of life and therapeutic programming.

Bonus Materials

  1. Activity Program QA
  2. Adaptive Equipment and Special Programming Assessment
  3. Activity Assessment 2014

Webinar system requirements and program materials:
To fully benefit from the webinar experience, please note you will need a computer equipped with the following:

Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or later, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari, with JavaScript enabled
Internet: 56K or faster Internet connection (high-speed connection recommended) 
Streaming: for audio/video streaming, Adobe Flash plug-in or Safari browser on iOS devices

Prior to the webinar, you will receive an email with detailed system requirements, your login information, presentation slides, and other materials that you can print and distribute to all attendees at your location.

No problem. The On-Demand version is also available. Use it as a training tool at your convenience—whenever your new or existing staff need a refresher or need to understand a new concept. Play it once or dozens of times. A $199 value! 

Participation in this webinar is just $199 per site. All materials must be retrieved from the Internet. 

Call your customer service representative toll-free 800-650-6787 or email customerservice@hcpro.com if you have questions.