Activity Provision in Social Care

Being able to take part in things that are enjoyed helps people feel good and adds to their quality of life.

Activities are everything we do in our lives, from getting up in the morning to going to bed at night. Activities can include an occupation or role.Activity provision has a significant role to play in people’s lives ensuring that days are meaningful and that opportunities to feel engaged surround the person.

Activity Provision in Social Care setting – this course includes a series of lectures, videos and reflective opportunities. You will have access to lots of downloadable materials and PowerPoints that will act as your guide throughout the course. You will also have scheduled live monthly webinars for Question and Answers AND access to our discussion board for this particular module.

We aim to improve environments, motivate and achieve well-being for the person. This course will re-energising support workers and ensure they engage better in their practice.

Course curriculum:

Well-being and quality of life

Holistic care

Understanding mental health of older adults

Creating meaningful activity

Understanding skills and motivation

Supporting within our boundaries

Culture and activity provision

Signs and effects of inactivity

Benefits of activity

Activity provision

Roles for residents

Forming groups

Setting up an activity

Using Themes

Ideas

Planning

Main event

Concluding

Recording the activity

Dealing with the unforeseen

Sensory Activity ideas

Cognitive Activity ideas

Activity for dementia care

Gardening

Outings

Monitoring activity and its benefits for the longer-term

This course is certified and is under Accreditation by CPD Standards. You can find out more about CPD Standards here. The course is available from November 23rd 2017

Course cost: €75

For more information call us on: 057 8713993 or email us: info@frontlinetraining.ie to register your interest.