Activities and occupation for people with dementia

A 1-day course for staff with an understanding of dementia and person-centred care.

Course outline

  • The purpose of occupation and activities for people with dementia
  • Barriers to individuals’ involvement in activities / occupation
  • Identifying appropriate activities / occupations for individuals with dementia
  • A partnership approach to facilitating peoples’ involvement in activities / occupation
  • Identifying positive outcomes for people with dementia from activities / occupation
  • Involving people with advanced dementia in activities / occupation
  • Ideas for activities to use within the care setting
  • Sensory stimulation
  • Leading group activities
  • Brief encounters
  • Work, rest and play –providing opportunities for a full life for people with dementia

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