One Day Reminiscence Training Course - Brighton
Strike a Light - Arts & Heritage

Tue 03/10/2017 from 10h00 to 16h00

Timezone : London (GMT+01:00)

Strike a Light-Arts & Heritage
Studio 8 Brighton Open Market, Marshalls Row
BN1 4JU Brighton
United Kingdom
One Day Reminiscence Training Course - Brighton

This One day training course based at Strike a Light's studio in Brighton takes place on 3rd October 2017 (10am-4pm).

It offers an overview of reminiscence work, including the background to the subject and will consider the benefits to be derived by both the people who reminisce and those who listen. We will explore a wide variety of reminiscence activities, which can be used to trigger personal memories and help a group to work well together.

By the end of the course, participants will have gained insight into what reminiscence is as a structured activity, and how it can be successfully and productively carried out.

The training day will offer a more expanded exploration of reminiscence work. It will include a detailed background to the subject and consider the benefits to be derived by both the people who reminisce and those who listen.

We will explore a wide variety of reminiscence activities, which can be used to trigger personal memories and help a group to work well together.

The day will include opportunities for the group to experience reminiscence activities, and group members will be encouraged throughout to contribute their own experience and ideas.

By the end of the training, participants will have gained insight into what reminiscence is as a structured activity, and how it can be successfully and productively carried out.

A free training pack with resources for each participant is provided as part of the course.



BENEFITS OF REMINISCENCE


Stimulates social interaction and communication
Reduces the feeling of isolation
Shares and captures family and local history
Increases feeling of self-worth
Helps keep the mind stimulated
Allows participants to reflect on past and present
An enjoyable experience
Builds confidence
Generates community and support

PARTICIPANT LEARNING OUTCOMES



Share ideas with training group
Use resources, photos and artefacts in reminiscence delivery
Increased confidence in delivery of activities
Group working skills
Awareness of the effects of dementia

Two day training: £60 organisations/£40 Individuals

Please email: strikealight@rocketmail.com or call 07727 006538 to book the course.
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