Reminiscence Training – 1 day course

The training day will offer an overview of reminiscence work. It will include a brief background to the subject and will consider the benefits to be derived by both the people who reminisce and those who listen. More info below.

£115 Organisations (per person) £95 Individuals (per person)

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Description

Introduction to Reminiscence – 10:00 – 16:00

The training day will offer an overview of reminiscence work. It will include a brief 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 day 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.

The course brought together a whole range of info about planning, group dynamics, resources, techniques for evaluation and final product

– Course participant

Course Structure

  • Interviewing techniques for heritage and reminiscence projects
  • How to run a Reminiscence group
  • Group Management
  • Creative engagement
  • How to make your own reminiscence resources
  • Reminiscence and intergenerational theatre
  • Best practice for engaging with older people

Benefits of the Course

  • Stimulates social interaction and communication
  • Reduces the feeling of isolation
  • Shares and captures family and local history
  • Increases the 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

What you will achieve

  • 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

Group Bookings

We are also happy to provide tailor made training specifically for your groups in a location of your choice. To discuss your learning requirements, please contact us.