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Activities for older people in care homes : a handbook for successful activity planning

Author: Sarah Crockett
Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When tasked with providing activities for older people in care, it can be difficult to know where to begin. What constitutes an activity? How can you make sure activities are positive and person-centred? What can you actually do? Offering advice, encouragement and a wealth of practical suggestions, this is an indispensable companion for carers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Crockett, Sarah.
Activities for older people in care homes.
London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013
(DLC) 2013012277
(OCoLC)835117940
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Crockett
ISBN: 9780857008398 0857008390
OCLC Number: 853455346
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I The Importance of Activities and How to Get Started --
1. Dementia: The Basics --
2. What Are Activities For? --
3. Getting to Know Your Audience --
4. How to Assess a Resident for Activities --
5. Life Stories --
6. Care Planning Activity --
7. The Value of Timetables --
8. Getting People to Join In --
9. Recording What You've Done --
10. Sensory Activity --
11. Environment and Reality Orientation --
12. Using Activity to Sòlve Problems' --
13. Assessing the Risks --
14. Budgeting and Money Stretching --
15. Trouble --
pt. II But What Can I Actually Do? --
Art --
Books --
Cooking --
Crafts --
Daily Living --
Exercise --
Games --
Gardening --
Knitting --
Linking with the Community --
Music --
Reminiscence --
Rummage --
Sensory --
Spiritual and Religious --
Theme Days --
Trips Out.
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