Seated Exercise for the Frail Older Adult

October 23, 2019 – October 24, 2019 all-day UTC Timezone
Lynebank Hospital, Main Hall
Halbeath Rd
Dunfermline KY11 4UW


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 Council and provides 4 credit points at SCQF Level 5.


Vivienne McNiven, Strength and Balance Instructor, Active Fife, Fife Council

Jamie Mason, Cardiac Rehab Instructor/Exercise Referral Instructor, Fife Sport & Leisure Trust


**Apply online here**