OAP/ODP Organization for Oregon Activity Professionals Organization for Oregon Dementia Professionals
OAP/ODPOrganization for Oregon Activity Professionals Organization for Oregon Dementia Professionals


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ANNOUNCENTS:  OAP-OAP has received a grant from Portland Community College to produce 3 videos about the Activity Professional Field.  These videos were filmed on March 2nd, and can be viewed on YouTube.  We hope you watch and enjoy these short but informative videos:  WHY ACTIVITIES MATTER …. is an overview of the activity profession and why it is important for our residents also additional career information and accreditation associations are listed at the end of the film….   ADAPTIVE EQUIPMENT CAN DO JUST ABOUT ANYTHING….is a series of short videos demonstration how to use adaptive equipment from your kitchen or garage and implement these objects in different ways to help people: Cook, Make Jewelry, Enjoy Board Games, Play Cards, Play Dice Games, Building Wood Projects, and Paint.   WHEELCHAIRS SAFELY and ADJUSTMENT FOR PLAY… are two short videos that demonstrate how to use and adapt the wheelchair for freedom of movement and safety.  We hope you will view these 10-short videos and they will add to your professional skills and show you creative ways to use adaptive equipment …and help people do more than they thought they ever could.

YouTube address is: https://www.youtube.com/portlandcommunity college/connie ratti-adaptive equipment



OAP-ODP… recommends-  ElderAudience as a resource for Activity Planning.  This website has creative and exciting programing.  Offering entertainment, educational speakers, variety shows, exercise specialist, outing destinations, arts and crafts resources and many unusual and fun events that meet all types of activity interest. Stay updated with ElderAudience, and be the first to see new and featured listings, contests and discounted listings for your events and activities. Contact information:    

Facebook.com/ElderAudience        Twitter.com/ElderAudience        Instagram.com/ElderAudience  










or call 503-740-9706

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