WHAT WE DO
CAPA is a dedicated group of Activity Professionals providing therapeutic activities to those in the long term care communities. Our goals are to provide our membership with the ways and means to enrich the lives of long term care residents and to see the activity profession continue to grow and be respected within the healthcare industry. We at CAPA strive to reach these goals by providing educational programs, peer networking and further education scholarship opportunities for our Activity Professional members.
CAPA Mission Statement:
The mission of Chicagoland Activity Professionals Association (CAPA) is to provide education, networking and professional enrichment opportunities to persons working in the activity field or those who are interested in the provision of therapeutic activities. The Chicagoland Activity Professionals Association`s education programs focus on the theory and practice of designing and providing Activities, Therapeutic Recreation, and Psychosocial interventions to enhance the functional abilities, self-esteem and quality of life for individuals within long term care, assisted living, retirement, hospital based SNF units and/or adult day services settings. The CAPA is dedicated to promoting the vital importance of Activity Therapy and in maintaining and improving the physical, mental and emotional well-being of persons across the health care continuum.
A word about us
“The purpose of life is ... to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson