Taster-Activities for people with dementia using a person centred approach

Ref: C3529454

This course will look at activities that can be used with individuals who have dementia, using a Person Centred Approach. There will be a general introduction to Person Centred theory and an exploration into how using a Person Centred Approach can enhance good practice. Practical activities will be demonstrated and discussed and there will be an opportunity to work with others to plan a programme of activities. Examples of good practice from a variety of settings will be used. Hand-outs will include: examples of planning templates, examples of activities and the practical application of the Person Centred Approach.

Course aim

To introduce learners to a range of activities that they can do with individuals who have dementia using a Person Centred Approach.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify and plan suitable activities for individuals with dementia.
  • Begin to understand how using a Person Centred Approach can enhance the provision of activities for those who have dementia.
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How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • This course can be seen as CPD for those working within the Health and Social Care Sector.

Download full course outline

Taster-Activities for people with dementia using a person centred approach Course Outline

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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