The Productive Activities in Dementia Care is a one day training course suitable for nurses, carers and support workers.

Productive Activities in Dementia Care

Introduction

This highly popular and fully unique course, which was devised as a result of conversations between an EMI Nursing Home Manager (RMN) and our Training and Development Manager, focuses on effective, time-managed activities to stimulate reminiscence and outstanding support for people living with dementia.

This full-day course builds upon our Dementia Awareness full-day training, and offers carers practical tools to keep service users engaged and stimulated both inside and outside of the ‘organised’ activities that may be provided in the care setting.

Course Includes
    • Dementia awareness
    • Reminiscence tools
    • Why activity matters in Dementia care
    • Singing for the brain
    • Capacity for “doing”
    • Taking the time
    • Building-on the Care Plans
    • Activity “props”
    • Importance of assessment
    • “30 second” activities
    • Tailoring activities and support
    • Sensory and musical activities
    • Past lives; present activities
    • Structured and unstructured activities
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Instructor

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