Seated Exercise for the Frail Older Adult

When:
September 10, 2018 – September 11, 2018 all-day UTC Timezone
2018-09-10T00:00:00+00:00
2018-09-12T00:00:00+00:00
Where:
Lynebank Hospital
Halbeath Rd
Dunfermline KY11 4UW
UK
Cost:
£50
Contact:
Karen Stirling
01592 226488

Aim:

This course will enable participants to conduct a seated exercise programme to a small group of frail older people within a supervised location, e.g. wards, day centres or care homes.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • The ability to identify recommendations for exercise for the frail older adult
  • The ability to recognise the benefits of physical activity and chair based exercise
  • The ability to identify the changes associated with ageing and its related medical conditions
  • The ability to demonstrate a physical activity session with a range of safe and effective exercises.

Participants will be assessed by a 30 question multiple choice paper and demonstrate a physical activity session.

Who should attend?

This course is for health and social care and voluntary sector workers responsible for promoting physical activity with frail older adults.