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Activities for Older People in Care Homes

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When tasked with providing activities for older people in care homes, it can be difficult to know where to begin. What constitutes an activity? How can you make sure activities are as positive and person-centred as possible? What can you actually do? Written by an experienced activity coordinator, this handbook is an indispensable companion for others in this role. The author provides useful background information on dementia, the importance of activities and how to get to know residents through life story work. She addresses important practical considerations such as how to assess a resident for suitable activities, activity planning, timetabling, budgeting and money-stretching, as well as more subtle issues such as how to enthuse residents and staff to join in and how to deal with resistance from colleagues. Book in excellent condition, unmarked.

Item details

Author(s):
Sarah Crockett
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
226x150x14
EAN-13:
9781849054294
Edition:
2013
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781849054294
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
205
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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When tasked with providing activities for older people in care homes, it can be difficult to know where to begin. What constitutes an activity? How can you make sure activities are as positive and person-centred as possible? What can you actually do? Written by an experienced activity coordinator, this handbook is an indispensable companion for others in this role. The author provides useful background information on dementia, the importance of activities and how to get to know residents through life story work. She addresses important practical considerations such as how to assess a resident for suitable activities, activity planning, timetabling, budgeting and money-stretching, as well as more subtle issues such as how to enthuse residents and staff to join in and how to deal with resistance from colleagues. Book in excellent condition, unmarked.

Author(s):
Sarah Crockett
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
226x150x14
EAN-13:
9781849054294
Edition:
2013
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781849054294
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
205
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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