NJAPA (New Jersey Activity Professionals Association)
Menu

Professional Weeks

Annual Recognition Dates

For Long Term Care

2018

All dates listed are subject to change.

JANUARY

Time Period Event
Human Resources Month
18 Maintenance Day
20-26 National Activity Professionals’ Week

FEBRUARY

Time Period Activity
Recreational Therapy / Therapeutic Recreation Month
5-9 Pride In Food Service Week
Sponsor: Assoc. of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals

MARCH

Time Period Activity
National Professional Social Work Month
4-10 CANADA: Activity Professionals’ Awareness Week
Sponsor: Activity Professionals of Ontario
9 Employees Appreciation Day
14 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day
11-17 Long Term Care Administrators’ Week
20 National Day of Recognition for Long Term Care Physicians
25-31 Health Information Professionals’ Week
Recognizes medical records dept.

APRIL

Time Period Activity
National Occupational Therapy Month
National Healthcare Access Personnel Week
Recognizes admissions & registration staff
1-7 Administrative Professionals’ Week
15-21 National Volunteer Week
30 Hairstylist Appreciation Day

MAY

Time Period Activity
6-12 National Nurses’ Week
6-12 National Hospital Week
7-13 CANADA: National Nursing Week
8 Nurses Assessment Coordination Day
9 National Receptionists’ Day
9 National Third Shift Workers’ Day
13-19 Homes for the Aging Week
13-19 National Nursing Home Week

JUNE

Time Period Activity
5 National Health Care Recruiter Recognition Day
14 Career Nursing Assistant’s Day
14-21 National Nursing Assistants’ Week

JULY

Time Period Activity
8-14 National Laundry Worker’s Week

AUGUST

Time Period Activity
23-29 Health Unit Coordinator Day

SEPTEMBER

Time Period Activity
National Senior Center Month
3-9 Mental Health Workers’ Week
9-15 International Housekeepers’ Week
9-15 National Assisted Living Week
16-22 National Adult Day Services Week
16-22 National Rehab. Awareness Celebration

OCTOBER

Time Period Activity
American Pharmacists Month
CANADA: National Occupational Therapy Month
National Nursing Home Residents’ Rights Month
National Physical Therapy Month
1-7 National Healthcare Foodservice Workers’ Week (TM)
Sponsor: Assoc. for Healthcare Foodservice
7-13 Licensed Practical Nurses’ Week
14-20 National Patient Account Management Week
16 National Boss Day
21-27 International Pastoral Care Week
Recognizes pastoral caregivers, chaplains, and rabbis
21-27 National Healthcare Quality Week
21-27 National Respiratory Care Week

NOVEMBER

Time Period Activity
National Family Caregivers Month
National Home Care Month & Hospice Month
National Hospice & Palliative Care Month
5 International Volunteer Managers’ Day
5-11 National Radiologic Technology Week
11-17 National Home Care Aide Week

DECEMBER

Time Period Activity
16-22 Tell Someone “He’/She’s Doing a Good Job” Week

To develop working relationships with allied professional groups, consumer organizations, regulatory agencies and provide representatives, in order to enhance and promote quality service.

Upcoming CONFERENCE & FORUM

Spring Conference March 30 and 31, 2017

Download Spring Conference Brochure


Fall Forum September 29,2017

Stay up to date with upcoming events and schedules. Be part of our activities at NJAPA (New Jersey Activity Professionals Association).

View all ›