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Two Day Reminiscence Training Course – Brighton

This two day training course based at Strike a Light’s studio in Brighton takes place on 17th & 18th June 2020 (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 days 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 days will be interspersed with 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.

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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

Course fees: Two day training (per person): £195 organisation rate / £165 Individuals

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