Course Aim:

To provide the skills & knowledge to staff with the role of supporting Vulnerable Adults to understand the importance of Reminiscence, activities and a person centered approach. Allowing staff to implement this within their working environment.

Course Duration:

3 Hours

Who Should Attend:

All staff within the position of assisting any Vulnerable Adult

Course Contents:

  • What Reminiscence is
  • Why we Reminisce
  • The role of Reminiscence in Dementia care
  • How to approach Reminiscence
  • Triggers in Reminiscence
  • Reminiscence Activities and how to implement them in a day to day environment
  • Planning a Reminiscence session
  • Ideas for Reminiscence sessions
  • Looking at Resources
  • Experience taking part in a Reminiscence session and evaluating it

At the end of the course all candidates will have covered and understood the following modules:

  • What Reminisce is
  • How to recognise and understand why we reminisce
  • How to implement Reminiscence in Dementia Care
  • Take part in a ‘Time Line’ activity and how this can be implemented into a working environment to enhance the lives of each individual
  • How to plan and run a Reminiscence session – Record keeping and evaluation
  • Looking at different resources for Reminiscence
  • How important memories are to an individual
  • How to approach Reminiscence in everyday life
  • How to look at each individuals hobbies, likes and dislikes
  • How to conduct conversation around Reminiscence
  • Recording and reporting processes ensuring confidentiality
  • Understand when to breach confidentiality to maintain Safeguarding
  • How to ensure a Person Centered Approach is maintained
  • Different activities – life story, memory box, scrapbooks and equally important ways to produce a ‘life story’
  • How to understand the Dignity Challenge and how to implement this into practice

This course is available in our dedicated Colchester training room, if you would like to book this course or request more information about doing a training session nearer your business please fill out the fields below

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