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Leading Dance with Older People 2019 - 2 day course

This course will equip you to facilitate dance and movement with older people with limited mobility and/or dementia in one-to-one sessions or in settings such as care homes, day centres and hospitals. It includes practical workshops offering take-away methods and tools to add to your ‘bag’.

Andrea / andrea.freedomwithdance@gmail.com

Leading Dance with Older People 2019 - 2 day course

Who is it for? Activity co-ordinators, dance artists, OTs, care staff, students of dance or creative arts, and volunteers in dementia services. If you are a dancer, you will learn specific skills and knowledge to work with older people or people with dementia. If you are a care professional, family carer or volunteer you will learn new approaches to enliven your work.

Topics include: Planning and delivering dance and movement-based sessions, ideas for icebreakers, warm-ups, cool downs, creative movement, and themed sessions, how to use dance and creative movement to promote engagement, mind-body connection and to support a sense of self. You will have practical tasks to complete between the two sessions.

Supporting Documents:

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