activities for older people in care homes
activities for dementia training
activities for older people in care settings

Activities, Motivation and Creativity - for Dementia

 

Course Duration:

Full day

Course Outline:

If you want to learn how to bring joy, laughter and fun to the lives of those you support with dementia by using meaningful and stimulating activities, then this one day course is for you.

The aim of this course is to help you develop an understanding of the potential benefits of engaging individuals with dementia in a range of activities and explore how they can be introduced at differing levels of ability. The focus is on wellbeing and the importance of activities on the individual’s mindset and health and you will be encouraged to explore, adapt and develop a range of therapeutic activities.

Benefits Of Attending

  • You will be able to understand the benefits of therapeutic activities for individuals with dementia

  • You will have an awareness of the person-centred activities that promote the well-being of the individuals you support

  • Gain the skills to identify and adapt activities to meet individual abilities and needs

  • You will be able to demonstrate how to plan, implement and evaluate activities

 

What This Course Covers:

  • Therapeutic activities for individuals with dementia

  • Theories of motivation

  • Dementia and its affect on skills and abilities

  • Person-centred approaches

  • Planning, implementing and evaluating activities

  • Documentation and accessible resources

  • Relevant CQC requirements and legislation

Who should attend

This course is aimed particularly at those working in activity provision i.e as an Activity Coordinator, but is also equally suitable for those working in a range of care settings including residential care homes, domiciliary agencies, day centres and sheltered housing organisations.

If you are a Personal Assistant, family member/friend or volunteer who cares for someone with dementia then you may also find this course useful.

Previous experience is not necessary - just a passion for caring approaches and a desire to make a positive difference to the lives of the individuals you support.

Certification

Upon completion of the full day course, attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.


Reviews

Very informative and thought provoking. The information of types of dementia and the effects was particularly interesting.
— Delivered on behalf of DMBC 18/01/18
Found it very useful, got some good ideas from it
— Delivered on behalf of DMBC 07/03/18
Found the course interesting and will include todays ideas in my job role, thank you :)
— S.M @ Meadow View, 21/02/17

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