Happy Days – Social Interaction and Engagement for Carers Workshop: Elderly & People Living with Dementia
Course category: Practical Interaction & Activity – Elderly & Dementia
Course duration: 2 hours or up to 2.5 hours with break
Delivery style: Interactive face-to-face training – Practical Activities
This course equips participants with ways to use a person centred communication to enrich social well-being for people living with dementia – Helping people to retain their independence through meaningful occupation allowing people to feel involved, included and fulfilled.
Course information and fees
This practical workshop is available for in-house delivery
Group size – up to 12 delegates
Use of Happy Days resources, memory boxes, sample, retro objects during w/shop
Includes handouts and attendance certificate per participant
The cost of this course is £395 [for 12 participants]
[extra charge of £40 pp will apply for additional delegates up to 18]
Who should attend?
It is suitable for anyone working in health and social care: residential care home managers and teams, activity coordinators, home care services, companionship services, volunteer visitors, dementia cafe organisers.
The course will equip participants to:
Recognise the importance of/need for meaningful interaction, leading to occupation
Recognise the importance of an individual’s background when planning activity
Identify ways to provide occupation to support the individual needs of a person
Demonstrate the importance of good communication, and the value of conversation
Identifying needs – vision – body language – wandering