Newly Developed Activity Program Director Certification Classes Increasing Throughout California

In California, RCFEs are required to provide or coordinate a planned activities program that includes social and recreational activities appropriate to the interests and capabilities of residents.

Physical Activity – How to Motivate Your Residents

Well all know that physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but it can challenging to motivate your residents to get up and get moving. Here are a few tips adapted from Go4Life, a fitness initiative from the National Institute on Aging: 

Tips for Families and Care Providers Living with Alzheimer’s

The holiday season is a wonderful chance to share time with friends and love ones. But for those families living with Alzheimer’s disease this can be a challenging time. The Alzheimer’s Association share some tips for families to prepare for a joyous holiday season through proper planning and adjusting expectations. This tips can be valuable …

Help Memorial Day

Memorial Day will be honored next Monday, May 30, 2011. This important day of remembrance gives our country an opportunity to commemorate U.S. soldiers who died while in military service. Many of your residents who served in the military during World War II, the Korean War, and other conflicts have vivid memories of their experiences …

Managing the Summer Heat

The long, hot days of summer are here, and with it comes the need to keep your residents safe and prepared to manage the heat.  Here are some easy tips you can implement in your community:

Tuesday Tip: Activity Calendars

This week’s Tuesday Tip is regarding the posting of activity calendars in a California Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) or Adult Residential Facility (ARF). Title 22 Regulations 87219 (RCFE) and 85079 (ARF) require that facilities licensed for seven or more residents post “notices of planned activities…in a central location readily accessible to residents, …

Tuesday Tip: Activities

With your hectic schedule, it is sometimes easy to overlook simple compliance issues. Advanced Healthcare Studies’ “Tuesday Tips” will bring you a quick, helpful idea each week that can assist you in your operations related to regulatory compliance. We know that many of you implement outstanding practices in your community, and we welcome your ideas …