Meaningful Activity in dementia

Price £595.00 (for up to 12 delegates – No VAT)

Duration: 1 day
Certification: Certificate of attendance

Suitable for

  • Nurses and medical staff
  • Social care professionals
  • Domiciliary carers
  • People supporting loved ones with dementia at home
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Description

Course Outline

Do you struggle to fit everything you need to do into each day? Most of us complain about how busy we are, with little time for ourselves. We dream of taking a holiday so that we can shut down and “unplug” from everyday life.

Imagine your “unplug” was permanent. How quickly would you become bored? Do you think that you begin to feel depressed? How not being of use to others damage your self-esteem?

This course explores the psychological effects of engagement and activity on self-esteem. We will challenge the common view that engagement is just the work of an Activity Co-ordinator. It is a part of every interaction we have with a person with dementia.

Attendees will learn how to facilitate genuine engagement with a person with dementia. Next you will learn how to encourage involvement in daily activities. Finally you will find ways to create opportunities for meaningful activity and engagement for people in all stages of dementia.
Learners will receive a workbook and wide range of activity suggestions for different stages of dementia.

On completion delegates will be able to: