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emodule courses will go ahead as planned.

Tailored Activities on a Shoestring

17 Sep 2020
Dates: 17 September 2020
Venue: View Map

This half-day, hands-on masterclass provides participants with the knowledge, direction and ideas to create resources to support ongoing engagement and meaningful activities with people in residential care, especially those with dementia.

Content includes:

  • Planning themes for engagement and choice
  • Developing individualized activities that maintain person hood and life skills
  • Capturing seasonal resources from the outdoors
  • Transforming every day materials into resources for engagement
  • Improving the physical environment to support well being

At the end of the course learners will be able to:

  • Identify and secure resources from a wide variety of sources, within a tight budget
  • Seasonally identify resources in the outdoor environment, and create a plan to maximize their use
  • Be equipped to choose themes for engagement and choice
  • Develop individualized resources to support an improved quality of everyday life for those who live in residential care
  • Understand pacing in the delivery of activities