February 12th @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
|AUDIENCE:||Program Coordinators and Managers, Diversional Therapists, Activity Officers, Volunteer Coordinators and Volunteers who work with clients in these settings|
|PRESENTER:||Greg Sorensen from Age Communications|
|LOCATION:||ACIA Training Room – Corner of North Street and Avenue Road|
This half day workshop teaches participants how to structure and run sessions that use word association, storytelling, oral history and free-form poetry writing to engage and stimulate older clients in social support programs, day activity centres and residential care.
The workshop will cover:
- Structuring sessions that engage older people as storytellers
- Activities with words
- Turning participant reminiscences into free-form poetry
All participants receive a comprehensive handout with ideas and instructions for a range of creative word-based activities with older people.
Participants are encouraged to bring a USB for downloads of further resources.
Please Note – morning tea is provided
To register online, please click the Eventbrite link below (charges apply) or download the PDF document, and email to email@example.com.