The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has recognized Age Safe America LLC as an Approved Provider for continuing education courses to its members, according to a news release.
The purpose of the AOTA Approved Provider Program (APP) is to promote high-quality and relevant professional development activities for occupational therapy practitioners that support best practice services to consumers. By becoming an AOTA Approved Provider, Age Safe America has demonstrated the ability to comply with required systems, policies, procedures, and educational practices appropriate for occupational therapy practitioners in a manner that meets AOTA APP Criteria and Guidelines.
One of the online courses offered by Age Safe America is the Senior Home Safety Specialist certification, which offers a holistic approach to home safety for seniors and their families. The course empowers professionals with actionable ways to better help educate clients, older adults and their family members on the serious issues of home safety, fall prevention, financial exploitation and personal safety, as well as performing a very comprehensive 240-point home safety assessment.
Occupational therapists are trained, professional advocates for aging at home. Major programs and activities of the American Occupational Therapy Association are directed toward assuring the quality of occupational therapy services, improving consumer access to health care services, and promoting the professional development of members.
“Now more than ever, the home environment is top of mind. Safety for older adults, and all ages, represents an opportunity for healthcare providers to use the valuable training offered by Age Safe America to ensure a brighter, safer future.”
— Fritzi Gros-Daillon, Director of Education for Age Safe America LLC
[Source(s): Age Safe America Inc, PRWeb]