Activity Provision & Dementia

Activity Provision & Dementia

A Jam-packed, thought-provoking day that will arm Activity Co-ordinators and Care Staff with all the skills required to engage every person in their care in meaningful activity. 

In an average day in a care home there are between 10- 12 hours when a person is not sleeping or having their personal care provided. How do your residents spend their time?

Whilst many people enjoy group activities, many do not. When living with the symptoms of a dementia engagement in meaningful activity can be a challenge.

This full-day workshop will take activity co-ordinators and care- staff through a framework to help them plan person-centred activity and teach them how to encourage others to put those plans into action using a whole team approach.

The workshop will give all members of staff the knowledge and skills to create and encourage meaningful activity in every interaction.

Please contact us to talk to one of our trainers about your needs.

Learners will be able to:

Understand a person-centred approach to activity
Define different types of activity and understand the importance of balance
Describe what makes activity meaningful & why it is important
Understand how the symptoms of dementia affect a person's ability to engage
Understand how to adapt activities for people living with dementia
Plan, facilitate and evaluate person-centered activity on a one to one and in groups
Understand the importance of a whole team approach
The Course delivered by two experienced trainers aims to give an understanding of the different types of activity and how to obtain balance for residents in your care.
We all have an in-built desire and need for occupation this doesn’t change when we have dementia.
This course will give learners the tools to provide individualised, meaningful activities which promote health.

WHO IS IT FOR?

Nurses, Care staff, Activity Co-ordinators, Domicillary staff, volunteers, Community groups working with those living with dementia.
(Learners will need to have an understanding and experience of working with people with dementia)

CLIENT FEEDBACK

"“This will improve the times I spend with residents”
“It’s made me open my eyes to new opportunities in activity
"I learnt a lot and more, it made me think of new ideas and different ways to implement activity”
“Very interesting – didn’t lose us at all by overcomplicating it. Made it fun which kept people involved”.
“I learnt that attitudes are more important than just being an ‘activity’ it's much more in-depth about the person’s well-being”"

*£80 per head

*Based on a minimum of 12 learners.
Price includes individual activity plan templates, evaluation tools for use in the workplace and certification.
Delivered at your place of work. (Travel not included.)

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