Wayne Franzen, JCH&L Gardenside Day Activity Coordinator, successful completed a 42-hour course of instruction in recreational services and received certification in activities.
For this online course, Franzen completed home study and passed a final written exam. He received his certification in July.
This class was offered by Nebraska Health Care Association. As day activity coordinator he is a member of the of interdisciplinary team and participates in the development of the individualized care plans for the residents. The activity coordinator is responsible for providing daily activities for residents to stimulate and promote the physical, spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual well-being. Wayne is our day shift coordinator. Nate Behrends is evening activity coordinator
Franzen began working at JCH&L Gardenside as a CNA in December 2008. He is a certified nurse aide and a certified nurse medication aide. He has been day activity coordinator since March 2021.