Dementia—Meaningful Activities

Overview

This one day module is designed to enable staff to provide frequent, person-centred activities for the benefit of people living with dementia, helping to build on an individual’s strengths and overcome challenges.

How Long is the Course?

1 day

Who is the Course Aimed at?

Staff who work with people with Dementia

Learning Outcomes
  • The importance of activities to the well-being of a person with dementia
  • How to plan effectively
  • Person centred Outcomes
  • Encouraging participation
  • Evaluation and reflection  on the provision of activities

Course Content:

  • the principles of activity
  • identifying and overcoming the obstacles to successful activity sessions
  • how to connect with and motivate individuals
  • How to plan an individual or group activity, making use of everyday resource materials
  • ideas for activity sessions
  • where to get activity materials and resources from
  • the internet and its benefits
  • using reminiscence materials to facilitate therapeutic discussions

 

 

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