MemberClicks, Renewals, and Call To Action
Memberclicks--- We are happy to announce that coming late fall early winter that there will be a new website and database that will be your one stop shop for everything NCCAP!  We listened to your need for being able to do everything online which will include uploading your renewals and so much more! Expired Certification--- We are also happy to announce that if your certification is currently expired and your renewal date was due in 2016-June 30th 2017 that we are offering to waive the late fee/reinstatement fee for a limited time. If your renewal date was during the noted time frame, your renewal must be postmarked between July 1, 2017-Oct 31, 2017 for the fees to be waived. Fees are not waived if your renewal was postmarked prior to July 1, 2017. Call To Action--- November 4th, 2017, Embassy Suites, Raleigh NC, More Information Coming Soon!
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Why Become NCCAP Certified?

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Benefits of Being NCCAP Certified in Long Term Care Communities

 

  • Federal Law, OBRA, states that an activity department must be directed by a “qualified professional.” One of the ways to become qualified is to become a Certified Professional.
  • NCCAP certification is recognized by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an organization that certifies activity professionals who work specifically with the elderly.
  • In Long Term Care communities, an NCCAP certification assures administrators and surveyors that you have met professional standards required for Certification and can assist the community in meeting the OBRA specified requirements while also improving quality of life for residents and other staff members.
  • In Long Term Care Communities, an NCCAP Certified  Professional can offer fellow staff members insight on how to communicate with those who have dementia, best practices on engaging a person with dementia and interventions to utilize for aggressive behaviors.
  • In Long Term Care Communities, An NCAAP Certification offers individuals the opportunity for increased wages and can be a gateway to professional advancement within your organization
  • In Long Term Care Communities, An NCCAP Certification provides peace of mind to the families and personal caretakers of current and prospective residents that you have met the rigorous educational standards to become a Certified Professional and offer their loved one a better opportunity for a higher quality of life through engagement programs you will design for the individual.

 

Benefits of Being NCCAP Certified in Home Care Settings

 

  • There only national Standards and Certification for Quality of Life, Activities and Engagement offered by an independent Agency which is recognized by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is the Home Care Certification from NCCAP
  • The NCCAP Home Care Certification establishes the only national set of standards and criteria for Quality of Life, Activity and Engagement which establishes a baseline of Home Care that focuses on the following areas:

 

–        Person- Centered Care – The individual being served

–        Non-verbal and verbal communication skills

–        The benefits of engaging and being active

–        Reducing cost of care through engagement and activities

–        Best practices for engaging a person with dementia

–        Interventions to utilize for aggressive behavior

–        Social assessment and lesson plans

–        Planning and executing activities

  • In Aging in Place, Home Care Settings, An NCCAP Certification provides peace of mind to the families of current and prospective elderly clients that you have met the rigorous educational standards to become a Certified Professional and offer their loved one a better opportunity for a higher quality of life through engagement.
  • In Aging in Place, Home Care Settings, an NCCAP Certified  Professional can offer family members insight on how to communicate with those who have dementia, best practices on engaging a person with dementia and interventions to utilize for aggressive behaviors in order to insure continuity of approach and care among all individuals who come in contact with the senior being cared for.