How to provide meaningful activities for older people

Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This full day course equips attendees with confidence and ideas to facilitate activities that are truly meaningful to the people they support. From planning and problem solving through to delivery, this course will leave you ready to provide high quality activities that really speak to older people.

Learning Outcomes - At the end of this full-day course, attendees will be able to:

  • Encourage meaningful occupation that gives a sense of purpose and achievement and benefits wellbeing.
  • Enhance the daily living experience of the people they support by providing a stimulating environment full of varied activities.
  • Occupy and engage the people they support through both structured activity sessions and spontaneous positive engagement.
  • Identify, plan and facilitate enjoyable activities for people with a range of needs and abilities.
  • Identify a range of activities that improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia.
  • Understand what ‘meaningful activity’ means and how to incorporate it into each person's daily experience.
  • Lead reminiscence and life story work activities that are tailored to the older people they support.
  • Use a range of creative approaches (including use of music, poetry and touchscreen technology) to enable people to learn new things, feel inspired and enjoy life.

Offered nationwide, we can deliver this training at your care setting or venue of choice, to groups of up to 12 people.

For more information and to book please call 0117 377 4756 or email

Dates available on arrangement

Alive can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

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