Creative and Reminiscence Training for Care Professionals
It has given me the skills to prepare my own resources as well as using pre-made bags from our local library, which I didn’t know they did! Plus, it's given me lots of ideas on how to stimulate conversation, bring out old memories and have fun at the same time.
Gain ideas for one-to-one and group reminiscence work appropriate for the people they care for and their settings
Explore effective delivery methods and communication techniques for using reminiscence activities
Be able to identify common pitfalls and barriers to reminiscence activities, and ways of reducing and eliminating them
Gain practical and delivery skills for using objects, photographs and paper resources
Identify creative means, ways of making, and accessing suitable materials for reminiscence use
Plan an appropriate reminiscence activity that they can use and identify how it would be resourced
Identify ways of capturing feedback and information from your participants for the benefit of future care planning
Arts in Care TrainingSample
A sample of training to give you an overview of our resources, and some tips for planning and delivering arts-based activity in your own settings.
The Creative ActivityPlanner
We can do anything here now, we’re amazing!.
Pat and John, residents at Pendlebrook Care Home
Recognise how to set creative and activity outcomes that have a positive impact on the needs of their residents/service users
Practice techniques for generating creative and activity ideas
Translate their ideas and the ideas of others into a plan
Identify creative activity that can be delivered in their homes
Generate new ideas for creative planning and activities
Create a simple creative plan for their care home based on the needs of their resident
Practice some accessible taster creative activities