Seated Exercise for the Frail Older Adult

January 18, 2018 – January 19, 2018 all-day UTC Timezone
Lochgelly Centre, Lochgelly
Bank St
Lochgelly KY5 9RD


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.

Cost: £50. This course is accredited by Fife College and provides 4 credit points at SCQF Level 5.

Course length: 2 days (18th & 19th January 2018)


Apply for a place online.

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