Seated Exercise Alzheimers & Dementia

Ref: C3742579

This course will enable participants to undertake gentle chair based exercise. It will provide a workout from head to toe, including coordination exercises and warm up stretches. Resistance bands and balls will be used for flexibility, strength and endurance.

Course aim

This course will enable those with limited mobility to perform gentle seated exercise under the guidance of an instructor, in a safe environment.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Appreciate the benefits of chair based exercise
  • Perform at least two coordination exercises
  • Undertake at least two warm up stretches
  • Participate in a head to toe chair based workout

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

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Seated Exercise Alzheimers & Dementia Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online 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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